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Te Reo Māori for Principals & Leaders

If you've experienced trepidation or uncertainty surrounding the usage of Te Reo Māori, or wish to decipher the profound symbolism inherent in Māori traditions, consider this course an essential step in your professional journey.

Tailored for educational leaders, this course is aimed at enhancing your fluency and confidence in employing Te Reo Māori. Our objective is to empower leaders to champion the language, appreciating and radiating its unique beauty and depth.

Spanning five weeks, participants will delve into the core tenets of Te Reo Māori pronunciation, complemented by training in formulating eloquent speeches and addresses suitable for diverse scenarios, from formal assemblies to casual interactions. Emphasis is placed on regular, constructive feedback, ensuring that each participant's linguistic articulations are accurate and authentic.

To ensure an intimate, tailored learning experience, our classes are capped at 15 participants. This structure facilitates intensive, individualized attention, and comprehensive feedback from our seasoned Te Reo Māori educators.

For those committed to deepening their knowledge, desiring precise guidance on areas of improvement within a nurturing, collaborative setting, this course stands as an invaluable opportunity. Join us and elevate your leadership with the richness of Te Reo Māori.

Ngā Whāinga Paetae: Learning Objectives

This course provides a comprehensive overview of both the linguistic structures of Te Reo Māori and integral elements of tikanga and mātauranga Māori (indigenous cultural knowledge).

Our curriculum encompasses a selection of pivotal topics, which include but are not limited to:

  • Mastery of Pronunciation Techniques

  • Construction and Analysis of Descriptive Sentences

  • Introduction to Pepeha (Tribal Affiliations and Ancestral Connections)

  • Understanding and Participating in Pōwhiri (Formal Welcome Ceremonies)

  • Crafting Fluent Verbal Sentences

  • Development of Instructional Phrases

Each session is distinctively crafted, employing a sophisticated suite of digital tools to optimize content delivery and foster active learning. Moreover, lessons are meticulously designed to be engaging, interactive, and — paramountly — aligned with the needs of educators keen to immerse themselves in the profound elegance of Te Reo Māori.


Course Info & Enrolment

Our next classes will commence in Term 1, 2024.

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