APPENDIX 1 WHARE WHAKAAKORANGA ACADEMIC REGULATIONS 

These regulations should be read in conjunction with Te Wānanga o Raukawa General Academic Regulations. 

  1. The Poutuarongo Whakaakoranga (PW), Poutuarongo Whakaakoranga Kōhungahunga (PWK) and Poutuarongo Te Rangakura Kaiwhakaako (PTRK) are bachelor degrees set at level 7 on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework consisting of 360 credits.
  2. The Poutāhū Whakaakoranga Akorau (PtWA) is a postgraduate diploma set at level 8 on the  New Zealand Qualifications Framework consisting of 120 credits.

Entry Criteria  

  1. In order to be admitted to the Poutuarongo Whakaakoranga or Poutuarongo Whakaakoranga Kōhungahunga applicants must: 
  1. demonstrate an intermediate to advanced level of te reo Māori and have a strong commitment to progress te reo Māori me ōna tikanga in their teaching practice
  2. complete a literacy assessment in accordance with the literacy competency assessment
  3. complete a numeracy assessment in accordance with the numeracy competency assessment
  4. complete an ICT assessment in accordance with the ICT competency assessment
  5. criteria 3b3cand 3d will also be used to assess applicants English language competency 
  6. have a strong desire to teach in a kaupapa Māori environment 
  7. demonstrate maturity, life experience and an ability to meet the disposition to teach, integrity and potential to meet expectations outlined in Our Code Our Standards
  8. complete a health and conduct self-declaration form
  9. declare any criminal convictions
  10. complete the standard police vet process
  11. undergo confidential referee checks 
  12. attend a selection interview with a panel from the relevant sector (face to face or via visual technologies)
  13. meet all criteria of the Te Wānanga o Raukawa General Academic Regulations
  1. In order to be admitted to the Poutuarongo Te Rangakura Kaiwhakaako applicants must:  
  1. have a strong commitment to develop te reo Māori me ōna tikanga and incorporate te reo into their teaching practice
  2. complete a literacy assessment in accordance with the literacy competency assessment
  3. complete a numeracy assessment in accordance with the numeracy competency assessment
  4. complete an ICT assessment in accordance with the ICT competency assessment
  5. criteria 4b4cand 4d will also be used to assess applicants English language competency 
  6. have a strong desire to teach in a bilingual teaching Māori environment 
  7. demonstrate maturity, life experience and an ability to meet the disposition to teach, integrity and potential to meet expectations outlined in Our Code Our Standards
  8. complete a health and conduct self-declaration form
  9. declare any criminal convictions
  10. complete the standard police vet process 
  11. undergo confidential referee checks
  12. attend a selection interview with a panel from the relevant sector (face to face or via visual technologies)
  13. meet all criteria of the Te Wānanga o Raukawa General Academic Regulations
  1. In order to be admitted to the Poutāhū Whakaakoranga Akorau applicants must:
  1.   be at least 20 years of age
  2.  have completed: 

i. a Bachelor’s degree at level 7 on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework (NZQF) consisting of at least 360 credits; or  
ii. a Bachelor’s degree with Honours at level 8 on the NZQF consisting of at least 480 credits; or
iii. a Master’s degree at level 9 on the NZQF consisting of 240 credits

    c.  demonstrate an intermediate to advanced level of te reo Māori and have a strong commitment to progress te reo Māori me ōna tikanga in their teaching practice
    d. demonstrate an intermediate to advanced level of te reo Māori in accordance with the Te Reo    Māori competency assessment
    e.  demonstrate an intermediate level of ICT in accordance with the ICT competency assessment
    f.   complete a literacy and numeracy assessment in accordance with the numeracy and literacy     competency assessments
    g.  have a strong desire to teach in a kaupapa Māori environment 
    h.  demonstrate maturity, life experience and an ability to meet the Disposition to teach, integrity     and potential to meet expectations outlined in Our Code Our Standards
    i.  complete a health and conduct self-declaration form
    j.  declare any criminal convictions
    k. complete the standard police vet process
    l.  undergo confidential referee checks 
    m.  attend a selection interview with a panel from the relevant sector (face to face or via visual     technologies)
    n.  students must gain a minimum mark of 50% in any individual assessment item
    o.  meet all criteria of the Te Wānanga o Raukawa General Academic Regulations

 

  1. Entry under 20 years of age for the Poutuarongo Whakaakoranga, Poutuarongo Whakaakoranga Kōhungahunga and Poutuarongo Te Rangakura Kaiwhakaako degree programmes
    Students under the age of 20 must have university entrance (UE) or the equivalent to UE.  

 

  1. Entry over 20 years of age for Whare Whakaakoranga degree programmes
    The literacy, numeracy and ITC competency assessments will be used to ensure that students over the age of 20 meet comparable literacy and numeracy requirements as those entering with UE. 

 

  1. Candidates with matters that may impact on their ability to register as a teacher
    Any matters arising from the health and conduct self-declaration form, police vetting or ongoing disclosure must be made in writing by pūkenga of the programme in consultation with the kaihautū to the Education Council. 

 

  1. Poutuarongo Whakaakoranga, Poutuarongo Whakaakoranga Kōhungahunga and Poutuarongo Te Rangakura Kaiwhakaako Completion Requirements
  1. A student will have two opportunities to pass each practicum requirement.
  2. Practicum requirements must be successfully completed as detailed in the Practicum Handbook.
  3. Course requirements must be successfully completed as detailed in the course statements.
  4. The maximum time for completion of a three year programme is 6 years.
  5. In the case of exceptional circumstances that preclude the student from completing refer to 3 of the General Academic Regulations, Compassionate Passes.
  6. Students who take 6 years to complete the qualification must complete the standard police vet process in each year of enrolment
  7. Ongoing disclosure: Students will be required to ensure the pūkenga matua is informed immediatelyof any defamation of good character, health, police or legal issues that arise during the course of study that may impact on your 'fit to be a teacher' status and therefore the ability to become a registered teacher.  Further police vetting may be carried out throughout the year.
  8.  Students who take longer than 6 years to complete will be required to:
       i.  write a proposal to the kaihautū of Whare Whakaakoranga
       ii. undertake a currency of knowledge assessment

    i.  The kaihautū of Whare Whakaakoranga is to notify the Education Council of students where 9.h.     applies.

  1. Poutāhū Whakaakoranga Akorau Completion Requirements
  1. A student will have two opportunities to pass each practicum requirement.
  2. A student must successfully complete the full 120 credits of the qualification as per Table 1.
  3. Practicum requirements must be successfully completed as detailed in the Practicum Handbook.
  4. Course requirements must be successfully completed as detailed in the course statements.
  5. The maximum time for completion of the qualification is 2 sequential years.
  6. Students who take 2 years to complete the qualification must complete the standard police vet process in each year of enrolment
  7. In the case of special circumstances student teachers may apply to enrolled part time in the Poutāhū Whakaakoranga Akorau.  The maximum time for completion of the qualification with special circumstances is 3 sequential years. Students are required to: 
       i.  write a proposal to the kaihautū of Whare Whakaakoranga
       ii.  undertake a currency of knowledge assessment
  1. The kaihautū of Whare Whakaakoranga is to notify the Education Council of students where 8.g. applies.
  2. In the case of exceptional circumstances that preclude the student from completing see 3 of the General Academic Regulations, Compassionate Passes
  3. Ongoing disclosure: Students will be required to ensure the pūkenga matua is informed immediately of any defamation of good character, health, police or legal issues that arise during the course of study that may impact on your 'fit to be a teacher' status and therefore the ability to become a registered teacher.  Further police vetting may be carried out throughout the year. 
  4. Students must gain a minimum mark of 50% in any individual assessment item
  1. Recognition of Prior Learning
  1. Refer to the General Academic Regulations.
  2. Where RPL is awarded all details including the process by which it was determined must be clearly documented and a copy of the documentation given to the student to provide to the Education Council when they apply for teacher registration.
  3. No RPL will be awarded for the final year of the Poutuarongo Whakaakoranga, Poutuarongo Whakaakoranga Kōhungahunga or Poutuarongo Te Rangakura Kaiwhakaako.  
  4. No RPL will be awarded for the Poutāhū Whakaakoranga Akorau
  1. Credit recognition and transfer 
  1. Refer to the General Academic Regulations.
  2. Where Cross Crediting is awarded all details must be clearly documented and a copy of the documentation given to the student to provide to the Education Council when they apply for teacher registration.
  1. Progression Requirements 
  1. Students must complete a te reo Māori competency assessment prior to graduation
  2. Where course requirements are consistently not being met in the required timeframes, students will be required to meet with the pūkenga for academic counselling. 
  3. Where students have been unable to meet course requirements within the academic year, they will be required to meet with the pūkenga for academic counselling to plan a pathway to complete the qualification.
  1. Assessment Procedures
  1. Refer to 7.4 general regulations for the presentation of non-authentic work
  1. Practicum Completion
  1. Students who have been identified as not meeting practicum requirements during the practicum are required to meet with the kaihautū.  A student may be eligible for a pathway to complete practicum requirements within the academic year at the discretion of the placement organisation and kaihautū.
  2. Students who do not complete practicum requirements within an academic year will receive counselling from the pūkenga of the programme and a plan for completion for the following year. 
  3. The pūkenga of the programme is responsible for the sign off on the completion of practicum requirements.