FREE Online Professional Development: Te Whāriki – A Te Ao Māori Lens

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Te Whāriki – A Te Ao Māori Lens consists of two FREE workshops with opportunities to add to your kete, not your workload! We will zoom in on the framework of Te Whāriki to better understand some cultural constructs and concepts with the intention of complementing Part A of the recent gazetting and release of The Early Learning Curriculum Framework | He Anga Marau Kōhungahunga 2023.

Tuatahi Awheawhe | First Workshop: Wednesday 2 August 2023, 6.30 – 8.30 pm
Kaupapa Whakahaere: Principles of Te Whāriki
Kaupapa Whakahirahira: Ngā aho – Strands of Te Whāriki

Tuarua Awheawhe | Second Workshop: Wednesday 9 August 2023, 6.30 – 8.30 pm
Kaupapa Whakahirahira: Ngā whāinga – Goals of Te Whāriki
Kaupapa Whakahirahira: Ngā hua ako – Learning Outcomes of Te Whāriki

The outcomes of this professional development support:

  • increasing community-based relationships and networks;
  • stretching your knowledge of Te Whāriki to encompass a different perspective; and
  • strengthening your growth mindset.

This professional development is a provocation for action to:

  • review and reflect on the design of your local curriculum;
  • reconceptualise your intentional teaching practice; and
  • respond with strong conceptual links to learning with tamariki.

Your kaitakawaenga | facilitator will be:

Shelley Nikora
Guided by my commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi, my passion for research, inquiry and internal evaluation in the early childhood sector is best positioned to support kaiako pedagogy and learning outcomes with tamariki.

To register for this FREE professional development opportunity, click on the button below and submit your registration by 4.00 pm, Monday 24 July 2023.

Numbers are limited, so register early to secure your place.

A Zoom link will be sent to all registered email addresses on Monday 31 July and 7 August.