Te reo me ōna tikanga Māori

Strengthen your own use of te reo Māori and tikanga.

Why this course is relevant for teacher aides

This course will help teacher aides answer questions like “why is it important to have correct pronunciation?” and “what is the impact on Māori students when te reo me ōna tikanga Māori are not visible, valued and used correctly in a school setting?” An assessment tool is also used to help identify strengths and areas for improvement with your own language capability and knowledge of tikanga Māori.

What to expect

This is a self-directed online course. You work through it at your own pace.

The online course supports you to develop your use of te reo Maori.

You will be supported by your facilitator as you work through the online course. They will give you feedback on discussions and can answer any questions.

Learning outcomes

You will:

  • understand the ways in which correct pronunciation and visible signs of te reo me ōna tikanga Māori are integral to Māori achievement.

  • know your personal capabilities within te reo me ōna tikanga Māori

  • develop and share an action plan that will set personal improvement goals for increasing capabilities in relation to te reo me ōna tikanga Māori

Who this course is for

This course is suitable for grade A or B teacher aides.

How this course is delivered

This is an online course.

How this course aligns to the Teacher Aide Competencies

This course connects to these competencies:

  • communication

  • cultural competence

  • kaupapapa Māori and Māori-Medium

  • languages

How much time to complete this course

This course will take you about three hours to complete. You can work at your own pace. You have one school term to complete this course.

Your investment

This workshop costs $200 + GST per participant.

This course will be available in Term 3. Register your interest, by completing the form below. We will let you know when this course is live.

Teacher aides who have applied for funding from the Ministry of Education. Please note you will NOT be able to enrol unless you have received your teacher aides' application reference number (ARN). This number is needed to register for this course.

For information on the process of applying for Ministry funding and to access the full terms and conditions, including details on possible travel costs, please visit the Ministry of Education's website.

Easy to follow application process

Click on the image below to see the easy to follow Teacher aide MOE PLD application process.

Teacher aide MOE PLD application process

MOE PLD funding flowchart

Registrations are open

Location: Online

Time: When it suits you