The notion of the learner-centred teaching approach is not new. In fact, it has existed in one form or another for many millennia. For example, Plato’s Academy and Aristotle’s Lyceum were both examples of learner-centred institutions dedicated to the pursuit of knowledge.
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Have you ever thought about how to improve your teaching?
Have you ever wondered what it takes to create learner success in any teaching environment?
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Make that four things:
What is learner centred teaching?
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Proven Ways to Use Prior Knowledge, Increase Motivation and Develop Learner Agency to Pave the Road to Learning Success
Have you ever thought about how to improve your teaching? Have you ever wondered what it takes to create learner success in any teaching environment?
Well, you need three things. Make that four.
Kaitiakitanga is a New Zealand term used for the Māori concept of guardianship, for the sky, the sea, and the land. A kaitiaki is a guardian, and the process and practices of protecting and looking after the environment are referred to as kaitiakitanga.
In a literal sense, mana whenua refers to the mana or power and authority that comes from the land.
But it can also refer to beliefs, building relationships and developing a sense of belonging.
Whanaungatanga refers to a sense of family connection. It’s a relationship through shared experiences and working together which provides people with a sense of belonging.
Tuakana-teina refers to the relationship between an older person (tuakana) and a younger person (teina). It is specific to teaching and learning in the context of Māori. In a more traditional Māori setting, the meaning is literally “older sibling-younger sibling”.