Te Tiriti o Waitangi – a visual history
Gain a better understanding of the bicultural nature of Aotearoa New Zealand and what Te Tiriti means for tertiary practitioners and educators.
This professional development workshop offers a brief visual history of Te Tiriti o Waitangi for those who have not previously attended a Te Tiriti workshop.
The workshop covers several aspects of Te Tiriti o Waitangi as the founding document of Aotearoa New Zealand:
- the historical context before Te Tiriti
- the Articles and signing of Te Tiriti itself
- events after Te Tiriti
- Te Tiriti today
- what Te Tiriti means for tertiary practitioners and educators.
The learning outcomes
By learning about Te Tiriti o Waitangi, participants will:
- understand the relationship between the Māori and non-Māori Treaty partners
- apply the bicultural links to their workplace practices and teaching in a more informed manner.
Who is it for?
This workshop is suitable for Tangata Tiriti (non-Maori) practitioners and educators in the tertiary sector who seek to gain a better understanding of the bicultural nature of our country and the implications for their teaching practice.
While this workshop is targeted at practitioners and educators in the tertiary sector, it is also pertinent to anyone who seeks to gain a better understanding of the bicultural nature of our country, and of tertiary education sector practices.
About the facilitator
Dr Heather Came is a senior lecturer based in the Taupua Waiora Centre for Māori Health Research at Manukau campus. Heather is an activist scholar with a commitment to applied research that disrupts institutional racism and strengthens Tiriti application. He Tangata Tiriti ahau. Heather has an extensive background in social justice activism.
Illustration by Toby Morris & Ministry of Education, copyright © Crown 2018.
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