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Using cultural concepts to teach aspects of academic writing

Māori learner success, Learning Designs and Teaching Strategies, Literacy and numeracy skills, Supporting learners
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.


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Co-funded by

Ako Aotearoa’s
Hei Toko Project Fund

Partnered with

University of Auckland and Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi