Enhancing Learning and Confidence for Māori through Community Participation
Enhanced learning for our Māori students has been achieved through embedding community activities in the curriculum. This innovative teaching practice successfully allows students to achieve positive changes in their behaviour and attitude while learning and gaining skills in work environments.
Sharlane PeneGracelands Insight Learning
Marvynne AshleyGracelands Insight Learning
- Students have built their self-confidence and are moving towards employment or have the confidence to continue into further vocational study.
- These community activities have raised the profile of the learning organisation and the value of the programme.
- The additional benefit to the students is the change in community perception and attitude toward them.
- Our Māori students are seen as future leaders and role models in Paeroa.
This publication describes how embedding community activities into curriculum has resulted in enhanced learning and employability of learners.
(PDF, 391 KB, 9-pages)
- 27 January 2010