Poutāhū Whakaakoranga Akorau

Postgraduate Diploma in Blended Teaching and Learning (Pre-service, Māori Medium, Primary)

The Poutāhū Akorau is a one-year Postgraduate Diploma 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.

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.

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.

 

 

 

Poutāhū Whakaakoranga Akorau

Postgraduate Diploma in Blended Teaching and Learning (Pre-service, Māori Medium, Primary)

Code: PtWA
Credits: 120
Duration:
1 year
Level: NZQA Level 8
Delivery: Residential seminars, self directed learning and online delivery
Mode: Bilingual (Māori/English)
Next Intake: Huringa 1 (March)
Entry Requirements: Minimum age of 17 years. Holders of an existing bachelor degree or higher.  Intermediate to advanced level of te reo Māori and ICT.  You will also be required to complete additional processes such as police vetting, numeracy and literacy and attend a selection interview.
Tuition Fees: $3,674 (approximately)

Curriculum

Marautanga

  • Year One
    COURSE OF STUDY

    PtWA401 Kia Rangatira Te Tū
    PtWA402 Ngā Poukopu o Te Whare Ako
    PtWA403 Tihe Te Ao Pāngarau!
    PtWA404 Arohatia Te Reo!

    IWI AND HAPŪ

    TIH404 Ko Te Hapū: Ko Wai Ahau, Nā Wahi Ahau, Nō Whea Ahau?

    TE REO MĀORI

    TREO404 Te Reo Ōpaki: Everyday Situational Language

After Graduation

I muri kura

Specialised Subject Area Teacher, Kaiwhakaako Māori, Primary School Teacher, Secondary School Teacher.