TEPI320-23YC1 (C) Year C First Half 2023

Professional Inquiry and Te reo me nga Ahuatanga Maori 3A

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


This is a compulsory BTchLn (Primary) course that further aims to develop understanding and knowledge of the profession of teaching. The course has two components. One prepares students to design needs-based learning experiences using an integrated learning approach and to report on the extent to which new learning occurs. The other further develops student’s respect for, and advancing competence in, te reo Maori and their ability to reflect on their role as a co-learner and teacher of te reo me nga ahuatanga Maori.

Learning Outcomes

1. Examine and articulate an indepth understanding of effective pedagogy, including a systematic inquiry approach, to identify, facilitate, monitor and record learning for all children.
2. Critically evaluate how a range of digital technologies can support effective pedagogy and professional practice.
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 primary educational settings.
4. Systematically and 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.


Timetable Note

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Desmond Breeze


Jody Hohaia , Angie Malae , Awhi Clarke and Chris Astall


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Being a Teacher - Effective Teaching 02 Jun 2023 50% Presentation
Assignment 2 ; Being a Teacher - Te Reo Maori 05 May 2023 15% Part A : Korero a-waha
Assignment 2 - Being a Teacher - Te Reo Maori 16 Jun 2023 35% Part B: Te Hua o te Ako

Textbooks / Resources

Required Texts

Ewing, Robyn et al; Teaching : dilemmas, challenges and opportunities ; 6th edition; Cengage Learning Australia, 2020.

Hill, Mary , Thrupp, Martin; The professional practice of teaching in New Zealand ; 6th edition; Cengage Learning, 2019.

Moorfield, J; Maori dictionary: te aka Maori-English, Engilsh-Maori dictionary ; Pearson Education New Zealand; Auckland University of Technology.

Moorfield, John C.1943-; Te kakano ; 2nd ed; Longman, 2001.

Moorfield, John C.1943- , University of Waikato; Te Kakano : pukapuka arahi i te kaiwhakaako ; 2nd ed; Te Whare Wananga o Waikato, 2003.

Morrison, Scotty; Māori made easy : for everyday learners of the Māori language ;

New Zealand; Ka mau te wehi! : an introduction to Te Reo Māori ; Published for the Ministry of Education by CWA New Media, 2007.

New Zealand; Te aho arataki marau mō te ako i te reo Māori - kura auraki = Curriculum guidelines for teaching and learning te reo Māori in English-medium schools: years 1-13 ; Published for the Ministry of Education by Learning Media, 2009.

New Zealand; The New Zealand curriculum ; Learning Media for the Ministry of Education, 2007.

New Zealand. , CWA New Media (Firm), Huia Publishers; He reo tupu, he reo ora : teachers' notes ; Published for the Ministry of Education by CWA New Media and Huia Publishers, 2011.

New Zealand. , New Zealand Teachers Council; Tātaiako : cultural competencies for teachers of Māori learners ; Ministry of Education, 2011.

Recommended Reading

Clarke, Shirley; Outstanding formative assessment : culture and practice ; Hodder Education, 2014.

Clarke, Shirley; Active learning through formative assessment ; Hodder Education, 2008.

Clarke, Shirley; Formative assessment in action : weaving the elements together ; Hodder Murray, 2005.

Clarke, Shirley. , Timperley, Helen., Hattie, John; Unlocking formative assessment : practical strategies for enhancing students' learning in the primary and intermediate classroom ; N.Z. ed; Hodder Moa Beckett, 2003.

Nation, I. S. P. , Victoria University of Wellington; Language teaching techniques ; Revised 1996; School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies, Victoria University of Wellington, 1996.

Wiggins, Grant P.,1950- , McTighe, Jay; Understanding by design ; Expanded 2nd ed; Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 2005.

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.

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