TEPI321-23YC2 (C) Year C Second Half 2023

Professional Inquiry and Te reo me nga Ahuatanga Maori 3B

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 is a compulsory BTchLn (Primary) course that completes pre-service student’s understanding and knowledge of the profession of teaching. The course has two components. The first prepares students as they transition from pre-service student to beginning teacher. The second further develops student’s respect for, and advancing competence in, te reo Maori and their understanding of education in the Aotearoa/New Zealand context.

Learning Outcomes

1. Articulate their beliefs about teaching and learning with reference to current pedagogical theories and their own experience of professional practice.
2. Demonstrate an understanding of schools as complex organisations within education and local communities and subsequent implication for practice.
3. Evaluate methods, and identify issues in gathering and analysing data and recording children's achievement
4. Identify and examine an area of practice in relation to outcomes for learners.
5. Effectively utilise a range of digital technologies, to support continued professional development and practice.
6. Continue to demonstrate respect for and advance in competence in, the use of 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
7. Demonstrate an understanding of education within the bicultural, social, political, economic and historical contexts of Aotearoa/New Zealand


Timetable Note

On Campus students are required to attend the compulsory sessions at On-site Intensive 6 as part of the course.

Course Coordinator

Desmond Breeze


Nikki Tod , Jody Hohaia and Awhi Clarke


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Improving Professional Capability 24 Oct 2023 50% Identification and examination of an area of professional capability
Te reo Maori Tuhi Whakaaro 1 - Teaching Critical Analysis 1 24 Oct 2023 5% Critical analysis of examples of tikanga Maori or te ao Maori teaching
Te reo Maori Tuhi Whakaaro 2 - Teaching Critical Analysis 2 04 Sep 2023 5%
Te reo Maori Tuhi Whakaaro 3 - Teaching Critical Analysis 3 11 Sep 2023 5%
Te reo Maori Tuhi Whakaaro 4 - Teaching Critical Analysis 4 18 Sep 2023 5%
Te reo Maori, Korero-a-waha 09 Oct 2023 20% Oral component
Te reo Maori - Online quiz 06 Nov 2023 10% Te reo Maori me nga Ahuatanga Maori L3 and L4 content

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, 2019.

Moorfield, J; Maori dictionary: te aka Maori-English, Engilsh-Maori dictionary http://ipac.canterbury.ac.nz/ipac20/ipac.jsp?menu; Pearson Education New Zealand; Auckland University of Technology.

Moorfield, John C.1943-; Te kakano http://ipac.canterbury.ac.nz/ipac20/ipac.jsp?menu; 2nd ed; Longman, 2001.

Moorfield, John C.1943- , University of Waikato; Te Kakano : pukapuka arahi i te kaiwhakaako http://ipac.canterbury.ac.nz/ipac20/ipac.jsp?menu; 2nd ed; Te Whare Wananga o Waikato, 2003.

Morrison, Scotty; Māori made easy : for everyday learners of the Māori language http://ipac.canterbury.ac.nz/ipac20/ipac.jsp?menu;

New Zealand; Ka mau te wehi! : an introduction to Te Reo Māori http://ipac.canterbury.ac.nz/ipac20/ipac.jsp?menu; 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 http://ipac.canterbury.ac.nz/ipac20/ipac.jsp?menu; Published for the Ministry of Education by Learning Media, 2009.

New Zealand; The New Zealand curriculum http://ipac.canterbury.ac.nz/ipac20/ipac.jsp?menu; Learning Media for the Ministry of Education, 2007.

New Zealand. , CWA New Media (Firm), Huia Publishers; He reo tupu, he reo ora : teachers' notes http://ipac.canterbury.ac.nz/ipac20/ipac.jsp?menu; 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 http://ipac.canterbury.ac.nz/ipac20/ipac.jsp?menu; Ministry of Education, 2011.

Recommended Reading
Clarke, Shirley; Outstanding formative assessment : culture and practice http://ipac.canterbury.ac.nz/ipac20/ipac.jsp?menu; Hodder Education, 2014.

Clarke, Shirley; Active learning through formative assessment http://ipac.canterbury.ac.nz/ipac20/ipac.jsp?menu; Hodder Education, 2008.

Clarke, Shirley; Formative assessment in action : weaving the elements together http://ipac.canterbury.ac.nz/ipac20/ipac.jsp?menu; Hodder Murray, 2005.

Clarke, Shirley. , Timperley, Helen., Hattie, John; Unlocking formative assessment : practical strategies for enhancing students' learning in the primary and intermediate classroom http://ipac.canterbury.ac.nz/ipac20/ipac.jsp?menu; N.Z. ed; Hodder Moa Beckett, 2003.

Nation, I. S. P. , Victoria University of Wellington; Language teaching techniques http://ipac.canterbury.ac.nz/ipac20/ipac.jsp?menu; Revised 1996; School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies, Victoria University of Wellington, 1996.

Wiggins, Grant P.,1950- , McTighe, Jay; Understanding by design http://ipac.canterbury.ac.nz/ipac20/ipac.jsp?menu; 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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