Ngā Kaupapa Arareo Māori - Māori Medium Teaching


I tautoko te Whare Wānanga o Waikato me te Kura Toi Tangata ki ngā whāinga o te iwi Māori. He kaiārahi ngā manu taiko i roto i ngā wānanga, ngā whare wānanga, ngā kura me ngā manatū o te Kāwana.

Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato The University of Waikato and Te Kura Toi Tangata The School of Education has always had a strong affinity with Māori.  Many of our graduates are now influential leaders in Māori education working in wānanga, universities, schools and government departments.

Ngā hōtaka Tohu Paerua

Mehemea he Tohu Paetahi ā kua rehitatia hei pouako ka taea te tono ki te hōtaka Te Rōpū Tohu Paerua . He tohu PGDipEd (Kaupapa Arareo Māori) ā ka taea te hono ēnei pepa e whā ki tāu whainga i tāu Tohu Paerua.

Postgraduate study

If you are a qualified teacher interested in postgraduate study there is Te Rōpū Tohu Paerua which is a PGDipEd (Māori Medium Teaching) qualification. These papers can also be taken as part of a Master of Education.

This specialisation is offered to teachers and graduates involved or wishing to be involved in Māori medium teaching contexts. The programme offers a critical examination of theories of first and second language acquisition, learning, teaching and assessment, indigenous theory and practice, indigenous language revival as well as leadership in the context of Māori medium education in Aotearoa New Zealand. This programme also introduces potential researchers to Kaupapa Māori research methodology. This programme is delivered through the medium of te reo Māori..

  • A TeachNZ Study Award is available for this programme.

This specialisation has three required content papers and a required research methods paper (four papers in total).

Required papers

If you are considering studying towards a Master of Education specialising in Māori Medium Teaching/Te Rōpū Tohu Paerua the four papers above are part of our overall study programme and additionally you need to take a further 60 points.

This can be completed in two ways:

  • 60 points from a dissertation - to be eligible to undertake this research you need a B average across the required papers in the Māori Medium Teaching/Te Rōpū Tohu Paerua programme

We recommend you talk with the Programme Advisor to determine the best plan for you.

Karaitiana Tamatea
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 0800 924 5286 extn 7814