Mātauranga Māori in education

Mātauranga Māori in education

Webinar with Dr Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal
August 17 2023

This webinar explores questions related to mātauranga Māori in education, including:

  • What is mātauranga Māori?,
  • How should schools and teachers be conceptualising and addressing mātauranga Māori in teaching and learning?
  • What are some of the key questions, issues, and ideas surrounding mātauranga Māori in education?

We are joined by Dr Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal (Marutūahu, Ngāti Raukawa, Ngā Puhi). Charles is a Composer and Performer of Music and Story and a Researcher and Teacher of Indigenous Knowledge including mātauranga Māori and iwi histories and traditions.

Click here to access Charles’ webinar slides.

To help you navigate the webinar easily, there is a list of the key topics covered in the session below, including the time each was discussed.

Times shown in minutes and seconds from the start of the video:

3.47: Introduction and description of Manu Kōkiri
9.21: Goals for Māori education in mainstream schools
12.08: Ensuring the success of Māori learners
15.40: Enrichening Aotearoa New Zealand education through te reo Māori, tikanga Māori, and mātauranga Māori
19.05: How schools can address Te Tiriti o Waitangi
20.34: Māori medium education and how they are distinct from mainstream schools
22.50: Key strategies for meeting the goals for Māori education in mainstream schools
28.54: Interculturalism – the next step beyond biculturalism
29.38: An overview of mātauranga Māori
34.06: The two key themes in the interest of mātauranga Māori
37.34: Mātauranga Māori perspectives on education: bringing the young person to an experience of their own mana
42.15: Upholding mātauranga Māori with integrity in mainstream settings
45.54: Responding to the misrepresentation of mātauranga Māori
48.04: The need for a core authority on mātauranga Māori in relation to the role of mātauranga Māori in curriculum and assessment
50.12: Do kaiako need to speak te reo Māori in order to uphold mātauranga Māori in schools?
51.01: Responding to the inauthentic deployment of mātauranga Māori
52.08: The role of non-Māori in leading in the mātauranga Māori space

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