Workshop Details

Topics covered

These workshops are adapted from the kōwae/modules within our Māori Cultural Capability Pathway located on the Pathways Awarua website. Kōwae/modules can be taken individually or as a complete series. 

They cover:

  • Ako (learning-teaching)
  • Tuakana-Teina (older-younger /experienced-inexperienced)
  • Āta Framework (thoughtful deliberation before action)
  • Te Whare Tapa Whā (the four dimensions of a person’s wellbeing)
  • Manaakitanga (caring/ uplifting each other)
  • Rangatiratanga (empowering students)
  • Whanaungatanga (relationships).

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this introductory series participants will have: 

  • gained deeper cultural insights into some Māori cultural values and practices
  • explored some ways to apply the cultural values as learning teaching methodologies appropriate for their contexts.

Who are these workshops for? 

These introductory sessions are designed for anyone seeking to enhance their Māori cultural capability in their practice.

Ako Aotearoa badges 

Participants can earn Ako Aotearoa digital badges as evidence of participation and completion of workshop requirements.

Contact us to find out more about these workshop topics. 

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We offer three main ways to learn and develop with us.

  1. In-house Learning and Development
    We can come to you to deliver in-house professional development. Contact us to discuss your needs and budget or download our in-house PLD flyer.
  2. Public Workshops
    Register for one of our public workshops scheduled throughout the year. 
  3. Ako Talks and webinars
    These online sessions deliver bite-sized information about current topics of interest to educators. Dates and topics are announced on social media and in our Community section and monthly e-news.