Kaitiakitanga means guardianship or caregiving. Kaitiaki is a New Zealand term used for the Māori…
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”.
What is learner-centred teaching? Learner centred teaching is an approach that places the learner at…
The purpose of the following is to provide you with a framework for adult literacy and numeracy using Māori concepts. These concepts are often holistic and can apply to many aspects of life including education.