Grow learning environments where ākonga can be successful as Māori.
Professional learning designed for dual-medium settings
The needs of educators in dual-medium settings are diverse. Kaiako and ākonga navigate the complexity of two world views – te Ao Māori and te Ao Pakeha. Seeking additional support for kaiako in dual-medium settings and the leaders who support them can increase the success of bilingual ākonga and strengthen the rumaki.
What might dual-medium professional learning focus on?
Support your rumaki or Māori-medium unit could include:
working alongside kaiārahi and kaiako to identify strengths and areas of required support
co-constructing an improvement plan
partnerships for learning
implementing Māori-centric pedagogy
evaluative capability focused on progress
embedding effective aromatawai, o te ako, mo te ako, knowledge and practice
building knowledge of Te Marautanga o Aotearoa, marau-ā-kura and supporting marau resources.
Our kaitakawaenga (consultants) can provide:
- in-class support
- knowledge building workshops
- modelling in classroom
- observation and feedback on practice
- development or revision of graduate profiles
- develop frameworks that recognise progress and achievement of bilingual learners
- leadership development.
We draw on our extensive knowledge of educational policy and practice. Our professional learning support is informed by key documents such as Tatāiako, Tapasā, and the Ministry of Education’s Learning Support Action Plan 2019-2025.