TECM301-23YC1 (D) Year C First Half 2023 (Distance)

Te reo me nga ahuatanga Maori 3

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 13 February 2023
End Date: Sunday, 25 June 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 26 February 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 28 May 2023


To enact Te Tiriti o Waitangi as a living and relevant doctrine the teaching profession need to step up their capacity. Kaiako need to be equipped with a Te Tiriti o Waitangi skill set that they can articulate, apply, plan for, evaluate and modify comfortably and confidently. Key areas of interest for this course will support kaiako to: 1. Critique issues of power, pedagogy and policy implications for the advancement of: -te reo Maori, so that it not only survives but thrives; -tikanga Maori direct application of theory to practice; and -Maori education positive outcomes for the teaching profession Te reo Maori is the terralingua of Aotearoa New Zealand this course supports the continual advancement of te reo Maori competence and language planning. Language portrays a culture and culture that portrays a language this is a core principle of language acquisition and one that is needed to articulate why we do what we do in relation to Tikanga Maori. Tikanga Maori applications will be critically analyzed across a range of curriculum areas within the ECE setting.

• Critically discuss the differences between Te Tiriti o Waitangi│The Treaty of Waitangi and their implications to the ECE sector;

• Further develop understandings of continually building bicultural identities and bilingualism with reference to early childhood education in Aotearoa;

• Broaden skills and knowledge of te reo Māori me ōna tikanga, articulating their relevance to the early childhood education sector

Learning Outcomes

On the successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

1. Critically engage with evidence and professional literature to reflect on their role as a co-learner and teacher of te reo me ngā āhuatanga Māori.
2. Plan and critically reflect on a Māori language focussed activity to be implemented within early childhood settings that demonstrates the bicultural nature of Te Whāriki (Ministry of Education, 2017).
3. Demonstrate respect for, and advancing competence in, te reo Māori including words, phrases, sentences, kīwaha, whakataukī, karakia and waiata suitable for planning and leading the learning and teaching of Māori content in early childhood settings.
4. Demonstrate an understanding of education within the bicultural, social, political, economic and historical contexts of Aotearoa/New Zealand.



EDMI363, TECE301

Timetable Note


Students enrolled in TECM301-23YD1(D) are required to attend compulsory face-to-face session at an On-Site Intensive (OSI) in Christchurch

Any costs, including travel, accommodation, childcare etc. associated with attendance at the On-Site Intensive are met by the student

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Ngaroma Williams


Huhana-Suzanne Carter


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Te reo Maori rauemi Creation, Implementation and Reflection 50% Part A: Select a waiata tamariki and create relevant props that are used to construct 10 te reo Maori phrases (6+ words) you will be teaching tamariki. The phrases will support the teaching and learning of the context(s) of the selected waiata. (Weighting: 30%) Due by: 5pm Taite 23/02/23. Part B: Implementation Plan and 3x L2 acquisition strategies: Word Count: 350 words and graphics. (Weighting: 15%) Due by: 5pm Taite 02/03/23. Part C: Attestation of Implementation. Associate Teacher attestation document. (Weighting: 5%) Due by: 5pm Taite 06/04/23
Te Tiriti o Waitangi Information Folio 50% A compilation of an information folio based on all four articles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi; Word Count: 1000 words. (Weighting: 50%) Due by: 5pm Taite 08/06/23

Additional Course Outline Information

Assessment and grading system

There are two pieces of graded assessment for this course, each assignment is weighted 50% each. Satisfactory completion of each assignment to at least a pass grade (C-) is required to pass the course.    Students must also complete a noho marae to pass this course.

Requests for extensions

Extensions are reserved for exceptional circumstances only and are not granted automatically. The course coordinator responsible for the assessment must be contacted by email a minimum of two working days before the due date, and the application must be supported by relevant evidence (e.g. medical certificate, letter from counsellor). The student’s course coordinator will then  make a final decision. If an extension is granted there will normally be no resubmit given for that assignment. An extension will normally be for no more than two weeks and the date of the extension must be provided to the student in writing.

Extensions will not be granted because of pressure of university study, e.g. several pieces of work being due around the same time. The procedure for extensions is fully outlined in the Te Kaupeka Ako | Faculty of Education Assessment Guidelines.

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 TECM301 Occurrences

  • TECM301-23YC1 (C) Year C First Half 2023
  • TECM301-23YC1 (D) Year C First Half 2023 (Distance)