Project Details

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 Pene

Gracelands Insight Learning

Marvynne Ashley

Gracelands Insight Learning




$2,925.00 (excl GST)

$2,925.00 Good Practice Publication Grant

Key Findings

  • 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.

Key Recommendations


Enhancing Learning and Confidence for Māori through Community Participation

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
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