Study Poutāhū Whakaakoranga Akorau

January 10, 2019

The Poutāhū Akorau is a one-year Postgraduate Diploma in Blended Teaching and Learning, offered to anyone currently holding an existing degree in any field.  This tohu is an excellent choice for those wanting to begin their career teaching and enhance their skills by implementing kaupapa Māori based blending learning options through technology (ICT) within their classrooms.

Expressions of interest are now open for admission to this programme.

Assessment dates for admission:

  • 8 – 10 Jan, 10 – 4pm
  • 22 – 24 Jan, 10 – 4pm

Please email Mereana.winterburn@twor-otaki.ac.nz to complete an expression of interest.

Offered in te Reo Māori, this qualification will prepare you for a Māori immersion or bilingual classroom environment. You will have the opportunity to develop your skills across a range of curriculum areas, drawing on kaupapa tuku iho and applying this to a classroom setting.  With two 7-week practicums throughout the year, you will be well prepared to enter the classroom. 

As a graduate of this qualification you will have developed the necessary knowledge and skills to plan, organise, lead and validate a kaupapa Māori information technology learning space, and be well sought after for those skills.  The inclusion of iwi, hapū and reo studies will add value to and enhance your personal and professional development on this tohu.

Successful graduates of this qualification will meet the Education Council of Aotearoa New Zealand graduating teachers’ standard requirements, and may be eligible for provisional registration as a teacher.

This tohu is approved by the Education Council of Aotearoa, TeachNZ Study Awards apply.

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