Back in the bad old days, Māori children were punished for speaking Te Reo at school and Māori culture had no place in the classroom. Our education system has come a long way since then. Unfortunately, Māori educational achievement is still trailing behind, but gains are being made and public schools work very hard to meet the needs of Māori students while also educating all students in tikanga Māori and Te Reo.
Kohanga reo, kura kaupapa and kura a iwi movements also play an…Continue
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Tena koutou Te Riu Roa whanau, Could you tell me where I can find the registration form for this years Te Kahui Whetu as I can't find it on the NZEI website.
CLASSROOM PREPARATION: Lorene Fitzgerald sorts through teaching resources inside Highbury's Kohanga Reo.
A long-awaited kohanga reo will be opening in Highbury this month - the next step in the Palmerston North suburb's efforts to foster families' education opportunities.
The community has been granted $100,000 of government funding from the Ministry of Education to complete a licencing programme in a bid to open a new Maori language immersion early…Continue
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A University of Otago research project, which looks at how Dunedin families pass on Māori…Continue
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Maori-dominated schools have so far stayed away from the Government’s plan to overhaul the school system by paying more for change principals and lead teachers.
Education Minister Hekia Parata says 11 communities of schools totalling 38,000 students at both primary and secondary levels have been approved for the scheme, and other…Continue
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Media and the public are invited on Monday September 30th at 6pm to attend the launch of Heroes for
Education, a short film about the inspiring Webster family of Rotorua and their passion for education
that has enabled them to claim their culture, reach their potential and pass on their knowledge to
The launch of Heroes for Education at the NZEI Te Riu Roa National Conference is part of the
organisation’s “Educating for Maori Success – Whakahau, Whakamana,…
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Marae is running a Maori of the year comp with an "education section".... check out http://tvnz.co.nz//marae-investigates/maori-year-4205308?ref=facebook
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The class took on Argentina (Āketīna) to celebrate World Cup Rugby. Lots of work went into the making and painting of their outfits.
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He mihi ki te Kaumatua me ona hoa rangatira o Te Kura Reo Rua o Maraenui, Ahuriri, Kahungunu.
Whakaata Stewart, kaiako at Te Kura Reo Rua o Maraenui presents a 'Heroes for Māori Education' badge to Kaumatua Kehu Thompson and one for his hoa rangatira who was unable to attend this hui.
Koro 'Jack', as he is affectionately known, has lived in Ahuriri for many years and supported the Kura in many ways - Kaumatua, 'Breakfast Club cooks', in class awhi.
Koro Jack and Nanny…Continue
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He mihi ki a Martin Thrupp, Research Professor at Waikato University.
Fiona Matapo presented Professor Martin Thrupp with a 'Hero for Māori Education' badge in recognition of the major research and data gathering he is working through in relation to the NZEI Te Riu Roa stand against "National…Continue
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He shows his manaaki and awhi for the members and the mahi that we do by 'always' telling up - do your best! He will tautoko issues that our Union are…Continue
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Henare O'Keefe - A 'Hero for Māori Education', a man of passion, commitment and strength - a "warrior" for Māori, City Councillor and among many of his achievements and roles "Dr Love" - a Duffy Books in Homes presenter.
Henare has worked many long and hard years for the pople of Kahungunu - particularly…Continue
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