Information Folio

Ki te hoe – Indigenising Practice: Te Tiriti o Waitangi

Supporting learners, Educational outcomes, Māori learner success, Supporting staff, Teaching strategies, Mātauranga Māori, Māori learning/teaching pedagogies, Tikanga Māori, Te Reo Māori, Kaupapa Māori, Values-based learning, Te Tiriti o Waitangi
Published: 8 June 2023

A Te Tiriti o Waitangi – Information Folio
Created by: Williams, Ngaroma. M., Delaune, A. & Betts, R. (2023)

To use this resource effectively, Kaiako are encouraged to navigate this resource independently to evaluate their understandings of Te Tiriti o Waitangi in action and strengthen their professional practice.

The resource consists of five key Te Tiriti o Waitangi kaupapa (topics):

  • A rationale for both the historical and legislative standing of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
  • Examples of what governs practice within the early childhood education sector - this is not an exhaustive list, rather it has been collated to guide understanding and provoke continual engagement;
  • Questions for reflection and consideration;
  • A range of tangible and intangible possessions with associated examples to support Te Tiriti based curriculum directions and design; and
  • A content pathway to support te reo Māori language planning.


Ki Te Hoe: Indigenising Practice

A project that focusses on honouring indigeneity within the mandated bicultural early childhood curriculum Te Whāriki (Ministry of Education, 1996, 2017).

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