Taikākā: Optimising Māori Academic Achievement
Taikākā: Optimising Māori academic achievement in a Maori medium teacher education programme is a project funded by Ako Aotearoa. The aim of the project if to build upon existing teaching and learning strategies to improve academic outcomes in an undergraduate degree level Maori medium ITE programme.
This project centred on the investigation and adaptation of selected elements of the U.S. professional teaching and learning system called AVID (Advancement via Individual Determination). Through the experiences and perspectives of staff and students involved in this project, the findings not only highlight some of the strategies that are most useful to support student engagement and success, but the complexities inherent in Maori-medium ITE.
For further information about this project please contact Associate Professor Jenny Lee-Morgan