Ms Sharyn Heaton
Curriculum; Indigenous Education; Maori; Maori Development and Education; Maori Education; Maori Health; Maori Identity; Maori Language; Te Reo (Maori Language); Teacher Education; Teacher Practice/Practicum; Teacher Professional Learning/Development; Teaching; Teaching and Learning; Teaching Ethics and Professionalism; Tertiary Education
Qualifications: Doctor of Philosophy - University of Waikato (currently completing), Masters of Education - University of Auckland , Bachelor of Arts (Hons) University of Auckland, Bachelor of Arts (Māori) - Massey University, Diploma of Bilingual Education - Waikato University, Diploma of Teaching - Wellington College of Education
Iwi: Kai Tahu, Muaupoko, Tainui/Waikato, Te Arawa, Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō, Ngāti Kuia
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Sharyn teaches in Māori education undergraduate and graduate courses and supervises masters and doctoral students across a range of Māori education topics. She has taught in primary schools, Kura Kaupapa Māori, Whare kura and PTE settings. Her field of research is in Māori education, teaching Māori in the English-medium, but with a particular interest in the Māori-medium sector.
Heaton, S. M. (2016). The juxtaposition of māori words with english concepts. ‘Hauora, well-being’ as philosophy. Educational Philospohy and Theory, 1-8. doi:10.1080/00131857.2016.1167583
Heaton, S. M. (2015). The potential of a Māori meeting house as a curriculum framework. Investigating a Māori process lexicon. In Stabilizing Indigenous Languages Symposium 22. Wyoming, United States of America.
Branson, C., Ussher, B., Ferrier-Kerr, J. L., Kedian, J., Heaton, S., & Adam, A. (2015). Neighbourhood collegiality and mutual generosity: Fairfield Cluster Schools research report 2014-2015. Summary of findings. Hamilton, New Zealand: University of Waikato.
Tamatea, K., Hohepa, M., Hawera, N., & Heaton, S. (2015). Ngā kaiako mō āpōpō: Waiho mā te iwi e kōrero. Waikato Journal of Education, 20(2), 17-26. doi:10.15663/wje.v20i2.202
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