Using cultural concepts to teach aspects of academic writing – Project report

Supporting learners, Māori learner success, Teaching strategies, Literacy and numeracy skills
Published: 30 August 2019

This project seeks to harness the rich innate cultural expertise of the Māori learner to improve the recall of needed academic skills. In this report, you will find a summary of the project, the methodology, results and discussion.


How can the concept of pōwhiri be used to teach essay writing skills?

A project to explore how the concept of “pōwhiri” can be used to help students to better prepare and construct essays and contribute to enhanced teaching and learning.

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Partnered with

University of Auckland and Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi