Poutuarongo Whakaakoranga

Bachelor of Teaching (Māori Medium)

With the rapid growth in kaupapa Māori learning institutions and schools offering kaupapa Māori education programmes demand is increasing for well-trained and qualified Māori teachers.  Te Wānanga o Raukawa offers you an innovative three year teaching degree, Poutuarongo Whakaakoranga.  This programme produces graduates who can teach people to see the world through Māori eyes and are competent to teach a range of subjects using the Māori language.  

The Poutuarongo Whakaakoranga is NZQA accredited and approved by the New Zealand Teaching Council.  The Heke Whakaakoranga, Diploma of Teaching (Māori Medium), is awarded to those who successfully complete the first year of study.

TeachNZ have scholarships that support this teaching qualification. See their website for more details https://www.teachnz.govt.nz/scholarships

Note: This course is taught in te reo Māori.

Poutuarongo Whakaakoranga

Bachelor of Teaching (Māori Medium)

Code: PW
Duration:
3 years
Level: NZQA Level 7
Delivery: Residential seminars, self directed learning and online delivery
Mode: Te reo Māori
Next Intake: Huringa 1 (March)
Entry Requirements: Minimum age of 17 years. Regular internet access, email address and computer, laptop, tablet or other suitable mobile device is required. A level of proficiency in te reo Māori is essential.
Tuition Fees: $11,948 (approximately)

Curriculum

Marautanga

  • Year One
    COURSE OF STUDY

    PW101 Te Whakahaere 1
    PW102 Te Whakamahere 1
    PW103 Ngā Wāhanga Ako / Pūkenga Ako
    PW104 Mahi Ako 1
    PW105 Te Aho Matua 1

    IWI AND HAPŪ

    ART101 Private Study of One Marae
    ART102 Private Study of Iwi History
    ART103 Interviews with Two Kaumātua

    TE REO MĀORI

    REO201W or REO201M Akoranga ā-wiki (Weekly Reo Classes) or Te Ako Mai i Tawhiti (Distance Learning)
    REO202H Hui Rumaki Reo Hui 1
    REO203H Hui Rumaki Reo Hui 2

  • Year Two
    COURSE OF STUDY

    PW201 Te Whakahaere 2
    PW202 Te Whakamahere 2
    PW203 Aromatawai 1
    PW204 Mahi Ako 2
    PW205 Te Aho Matua 2

    IWI AND HAPŪ

    ART201 Private Study of One Hapū
    Choose two of the following Iwi & Hapū papers
    ART202 Selected Private Studies
    ART203 Usage of a Marae in any 12 Month Period
    ART204 Study of a Living Artist
    ART205 Taonga / Treasures

    TE REO MĀORI

    REO301W or REO301M Akoranga ā-wiki (Weekly Reo Classes) or Te Ako Mai i Tawhiti (Distance Learning)
    REO302H Hui Rumaki Reo Hui 1
    REO303H Hui Rumaki Reo Hui 2

  • Year Three
    COURSE OF STUDY

    PW301 Te Whakahaere 3
    PW302 Te Whakamahere 3
    PW303 Aromatawai 2
    PW304 Te Aho Matua 3
    PW305 Mahi Ako 3

    IWI AND HAPŪ

    ART301 State of Te Reo in a Selected Hapū
    ART302 Oral Literature Studies
    ART303 Hapū and Iwi Performance

    TE REO MĀORI

    REO401H Hui Rumaki Reo Hui 1
    REO402H Hui Rumaki Reo Hui 2

After Graduation

Ka puta te ihu

  • Kaiwhakaako Māori
  • Education Advisor
  • Primary School Teacher / Tutor
  • Secondary School Teacher
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Tertiary Lecturer
  • Policy Analyst
  • Counselor
  • Language Specialist