Teachers and school leaders in kura and Māori medium settings, using Te Marautanga o Aotearoa, or aspiring to use it.
Te Marautanga o Aotearoa is an outcomes-focused framework designed to support students in Years 1-13. It expresses both government and Māori aspirations and expectations for ākonga in Māori medium education.
The aspirations of stake holders involved in the school sets the direction for the development and implementation of all Marau ā-kura. Kura and settings will need support to ensure the outcomes they have set will be met. The cultural landscape of all kura will be developed withing a Marau ā-kura to support student learning and achievement.
All students bring with them language, identity and culture. Provision of services will support the shared vision of Kura, Whānau and Iwi.
The expected outcomes of the PLD are:
- To support schools and kura to implement, reflect, review and redesign their marau ā-kura to ensure it meets the aspirations of all stakeholders and is effectual in supporting student achievement outcomes
- Programmes are responsive to the identity, language and culture of all ākonga – especially their Māori students, those who identify as Pasifika, and those who have special educational needs.
- All students experience success
- Complete a marau ā -kura document that intertwines and provides sound teaching and learning programmes against Te Marautanga o Aotearoa objectives;
- Leaders and teachers making significant identifiable improvement in student outcomes in the context of Ngā Whanaketanga Rumaki Māori and/or paerewa paetae (NCEA).
Schools will be able to demonstrate evidence of:
- A Marau-a-Kura document that intertwines and provides sound teaching and learning programmes against Te Marautanga o Aotearoa objectives. Note: Kura who work with Te Marautanga o Aotearoa will also use Ngā Whanaketanga Rumaki Māori and Paerewa Paetae (NCEA).
- Building staff Capability in raising the standard of teaching and learning in their kura
- Providing high-quality teaching and learning programmes and contexts to maximise learning and success for students
- Strengthening kura-wide capability in the teaching and learning of and through te reo Mâori
- Shaping and implementing kura-Wide Maori pedagogical practices and evidence-based inquiry to meet learner needs and interests
- Reinforcing the regeneration of te reo Mäori me öna tikanga
- Knowing and valuing what learners bring with them to produce better outcomes.
- Developing and completing a comprehensive document that espouses the vision for Māori medium education in the school setting and how they plan to implement and evidence student achievement and well being.
- As a result of participating in this PLD provision, kura principals and teachers will use evidence of ‘what Works’ to inform their improvement actions. They will recognise the importance of teaching as inquiry and the use of data to subsequently inform and guide teaching practice to achieve desired learning outcomes for all students.
Methods of delivery:
- An In-depth professional development and learning programme administered by Te Marautanga o Aotearoa Facilitators throughout 2016.
- Kura and Māori medium settings collaborate through learning networks to find innovative solutions that improve student achievement. Kaiako have access to and develop skills and knowledge through blended learning approaches and e-learning environments.
- Tailored PLD with a blend of face to face, online and regional PLD
- Three facilitators delivering in Northern region, Central North and Central South
- Te Marautanga o Aotearoa development can take up to a year or more dependent on school commitment and needs.
- Kura and Māori medium settings regularly review their marau ā-kura to ensure it is directly responding, through the collection of relevant evidence, to the aspirations of ākonga, parents, whānau and iwi, high expectations and the learning needs of ākonga.
- Marau ā-kura document that intertwines and provides sound teaching and learning programmes against Te Marautanga o Aotearoa objectives;
- Leaders and teachers making significant identifiable improvement in student outcomes in the context of Ngā Whanaketanga Rumaki Maori and/or paerewa paetae (NCEA)
Relationships with parents, whānau and iwi:
- Te Marautanga o Aotearoa provide the impetus for kura and Māori medium settings to address student achievement through the development of localised curricula that are reflective of community aspirations and student needs
- Whānau/Hāpori/ Hapū and Iwi engagement are a crucial element to the success of a localised curriculum that reflects their community educational aspirations.
- Developing strong whānau and kura partnerships to achieve shared goals
- Authentic Whānau engagement to support the teaching and learning of students
- Kura and Māori medium settings know how to regularly review their marau ā-kura to ensure it is directly responding, through the collection of relevant evidence, to the aspirations of students, parents, whānau and iwi, high expectations and the learning needs of ākonga
- Kaiako have continued access to develop skills and knowledge through blended learning approaches and e-learning environments.
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