AKOM194-23YC2 (D) Year C Second Half 2023 (Distance)

Te Puna Marautanga 1

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 10 July 2023
End Date: Sunday, 12 November 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 23 July 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 15 October 2023


This course provides a foundation for developing knowledge, pedagogical approaches within the early childhood curriculum, Te Whariki: He Whariki Matauranga mo nga mokopuna o Aotearoa as well as an introduction to Te Marautanga o Aotearoa and the matapono o Te Aho Matua. This course will support pre-service kaiako to develop understandings of Maori medium contexts and relevant marau and begin to help them notice the central role of whakapapa, tikanga and uara to nurture relationships and foster talents and interests.

Learning Outcomes

On the successful completion of AKOM194, students will be able to:
1. Examine and explain the significance of the mātāpono and hononga within the various marau in establishing and maintaining strong connections with tamariki, ākonga, whānau, hapū and iwi.
2. Articulate the moemoeā of the bicultural structure and intent of Te Whāriki and Te Whāriki, Te Kōhanga Reo.
3. Articulate the moemoeā of Te Marautanga o Aotearoa and Te Aho Matua in regards to their distinct nature and whakapapa Māori.
4. Understand and articulate how these marau can be used to see, hear, feel and notice the pūkenga and pūmanawa of mokopuna, tamariki, rangatahi.

Course Coordinator

Awhi Clarke


Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Tuhituhi 11 Sep 2023 50%
Kauhau 13 Oct 2023 50%

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 .

All AKOM194 Occurrences

  • AKOM194-23YC2 (D) Year C Second Half 2023 (Distance)