AKOM191-23YC (D) Full Year C 2023 (Distance)

Mana Atua: Tipuranga Tamaiti

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 13 February 2023
End Date: Sunday, 12 November 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 12 March 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 3 September 2023


This course is forefronted by matauranga Maori and will be taught and assessed bilingually: in te reo Maori and English. Mana Atua will introduce akonga to kaupapa Maori perspectives of wellbeing ensuring all dimensions; tinana, wairua, hinengaro, whanau and whakapapa are explored. The development of tamariki from 0-12 will be explored as well as how to notice and support the unique talents and matea ako (learning needs) of diverse learners within these years.

Learning Outcomes

On the successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Identify principle ideas of development in children from years 0 - 12 (hinengaro, tinana, wairua, whānau/ whakapapa).
2. Explore and critique ‘self’ including personal beliefs, bias’ and socio-cultural influences in developing identity as a kaiako (whakapapa, whānau, wairua, hinengaro).
3. Explore understanding of diversity and describe teacher actions that respond to, foster and celebrate individual and collective diversity (whānau, whakapapa, wairua, tinana, hinengaro).
4. Identify and explain the effects of different forms of hākinakina Māori, korikori tinana, kai hauora and mindfulness towards wellbeing in educational contexts (tinana, hinengaro, wairua).

Course Coordinator

Kay-Lee Jones


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Korero-a-waha 50% Aromatawai 1.1 due 19 May 2023 - Recording only Aromatawai 1.2 due 20 Oct 2023 - Korero a waha
Tuhituhi 50% Aromatawai 2 due 3 Nov 2023 Pumanawa o nga Atua Maori

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $821.00

International fee $3,750.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see School of Teacher Education .

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  • AKOM191-23YC (D) Full Year C 2023 (Distance)