Workshop Details

An interactive three hour workshop that introduces a framework that embodies the teaching and learning practices of establishing a trusting learner environment through fostering whanaungatanga - the development of relationships by sharing experiences.

The workshop also explores facilitating learner-centred activities that enhance the mana of each learner, and embedding questioning strategies in an interactive learning process.

Concepts covered:

  • Modelling Whanaungatanga and Manaakitanga
  • Establishing a trusting learner environment
  • Exploring the richness of what diversity brings to the teaching and learning process
  • Facilitating learner-centred activities that enhance the mana of each learner
  • Developing inclusive questioning strategies

This workshop will be presented in a bicultural manner modelling inclusive practice for practitioners with diverse learner groups, in the community and tertiary sectors.

The workshop will include facilitated discussion, including individual, pair and group tasks, personal and group reflection, concept development and action planning.

The workshop will be supported with material that will be handed out, including a workshop handbook with relevant references.


Who should attend this in-house workshop? 

This workshop is for educators from any educational sector who want to examine their teaching and learning practices with a view to enhancing culturally responsive questioning strategies.

About the facilitators

Currently Charmaine Tukua and Niki Hannan are team-teaching Te Tiriti Workshops for the Certificate and Graduate Diploma in Teaching Tertiary at Ara Institute of Technology. Charmaine is a kaiako for Te Reo and Te Ao Māori. Both Charmaine and Niki have recently completed a Masters and each have over 20 years of experience as teacher educators in the community and tertiary environments.

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