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TE REO MĀORI FOR TEACHERS

LEVEL 1 

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Te Reo Māori for Teachers

Level 1


Held each term over a span of 9 weeks, our popular "Te Reo Māori for Teachers" courses offer educators and support staff a comprehensive initiation into te reo Māori.

 

Designed to be both practical and enlightening, participants will acquire skills to engage confidently with their learners.

 

More than just a language course, it's a journey into te ao Māori (the Māori world), amplifying participants' understanding and appreciation, while bolstering their confidence and cultural insights.

 

Join us and be a part of this transformative learning experience.

TAUGHT ONLINE
Afternoon and evening sessions available - see details below
9 WEEKS
1.5 HOURS PER WEEK
25 PEOPLE PER CLASS MAX
$350 PER PERSON

NGĀ KIKO - COURSE OVERVIEW

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WEEK 1

Learn how to use specific and relevant karakia, master basic pronunciation, introduce ourselves in te reo Māori, integrate Māori customs, and develop inclusive lesson plans to foster a culturally responsive classroom environment.

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WEEK 4

Distinguish and use singular and plural forms, construct sentences with descriptive language, and implement common instructional phrases in Te Reo Māori to enrich the classroom environment and everyday practices.

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WEEK 7

Discuss emotions, construct and use verbal sentences, learn and apply colloquial phrases (kīwaha), and integrate Te Reo Māori communication skills in classroom settings to enhance management, interaction, and cultural inclusiveness.

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WEEK 2

Construct pepeha for personal introductions, appreciate the importance of meaningful connections, master Māori personal pronouns, and learn the significance of Māori place names to enrich student engagement and cultivate a culturally responsive environment.

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WEEK 5

Explore Māori myths and cosmology, contrast Māori and Western scientific perspectives, utilize the Māori lunar calendar for planning, integrate Māori cosmological concepts into teaching, and enhance communication using Māori timekeeping.

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WEEK 8

Use plural personal pronouns, employ connecting words to create complex sentences, and implement advanced grammar in classroom communication to improve both management and instructional delivery in te reo Māori.

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WEEK 3

Master advanced personal pronouns, construct personalised pepeha, expand classroom vocabulary, and apply Te Reo Māori skills practically to enhance communication and cultural expression in educational settings.

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WEEK 6

Learn how to discuss the weather, express feelings, and use colloquial expressions (kīwaha) within an educational context.

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WEEK 9

Apply verbal sentence structures, effectively use pronouns and descriptive language, learn about linking phrases (kupu hono), gain deep insights into the pōwhiri process, and develop culturally relevant classroom expressions in Te Reo Māori.

NGĀ WHAKARITENGA - DETAILS AND ENROLMENT

Afternoon Sessions 

MONDAY CLASS - 3.30 - 5.00pm


Week 1 - Monday, July 22
Week 2 - Monday, July 29
Week 3 - Monday, August 5
Week 4 - Monday, August 12
Week 5 - Monday, August 19

Week 6 - Monday, August 26

Week 7 - Monday, September 2

Week 8 - Monday, September 9

Week 9 - Monday, September 16

WEDNESDAY CLASS - 3.30 - 5.00pm


Week 1 - Wednesday, July 24
Week 2 - Wednesday, July 31
Week 3 - Wednesday, August 7
Week 4 - Wednesday, August 14
Week 5 - Wednesday, August 21

Week 6 - Wednesday, August 28

Week 7 - Wednesday, September 4

Week 8 - Wednesday, September 11

Week 9 - Wednesday, September 18

Evening Sessions

TUESDAY CLASS - 5.30 - 7.00pm


Week 1 - Tuesday, July 23
Week 2 - Tuesday, July 30
Week 3 - Tuesday, August 6
Week 4 - Tuesday, August 13
Week 5 - Tuesday, August 20

Week 6 - Tuesday, August 27

Week 7 - Tuesday, September 3
Week 8 - Tuesday, September 10

Week 9 - Tuesday, September 17

 

THURSDAY CLASS - 5.30 - 7.00pm


Week 1 - Thursday, July 25
Week 2 - Thursday, August 1
Week 3 - Thursday, August 8
Week 4 - Thursday, August 15
Week 5 - Thursday, August 22

Week 6 - Thursday, August 29

Week 7 - Thursday, September 5
Week 8 - Thursday, September 12

Week 9 - Thursday, September 19

Additional Details

Alternative Classes
If you are unable to attend your enrolled course on particular weeks, you can join one of the other course times.

Class Recordings
All course recordings will be uploaded to our online portal immediately following your class.

Digital Literacy
A basic understanding of online learning and Zoom is required to effectively participate in this course. Additional support is available throughout the course for any other technical requirements

Payments

All payments must be made before the course start date. Invoices are available for schools and organizations.

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