The Tapatoru Programme from Aotearoa, globally recognized for its culturally inclusive education, aligns well with the 2021 Code of Practice produced by NZQA. The Programme’s focus on cultural competency, learner wellbeing, and active engagement mirrors the Code’s objectives. Tapatoru supports many educational goals laid out in the Code, but does not address administrative aspects, necessitating additional strategies for full compliance.
Explore Ako Aotearoa’s Tapatoru Programme in our latest post, highlighting its transformative impact on New Zealand’s education. Discover how it integrates Māori and Pacific values into tertiary teaching, fostering cultural competence and inclusive learning environments. A must-read for educators and anyone passionate about innovative educational practices in Aotearoa.
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