Courses - Faculty of Education And Social Work


Education Foundation Māori

Foundation Courses

EDFOUNDM 10F
15 Points

Te Pū

Introduction to functional and instructional Māori including everyday vocabulary, basic sentence structures, pronouns, possessives and positional language. Aspects of tikanga will include meeting and greeting people with waiata, karakia and hīmene, and values such as whānau, whakawhanaungatanga and aroha. Referring to their own hapū/iwi students will introduce and locate themselves in relation to their whakapapa and carry out a short mihi.

EDFOUNDM 11F
15 Points

Te More

Builds on the introductory course Te Pū. Sentence structures will be extended into tenses, negatives, passives and more complex possessives and phrases. The pōwhiri will be the context for tikanga studies along with values and practices such as manaaki, awhi and koha. Hapū/iwi studies will include the study of student's own marae history and pepeha.

EDFOUNDM 12F
15 Points

Te Weu

Students' Māori language skills will be extended to include particles, adverbs, prefixes, suffixes and transitive verbs and prepositions. The marae will be the context for tikanga studies along with the values of tautoko, tapu/noa and mana. Hapū/iwi studies will include whaikōrero, pepeha, waiata, tupuna, kaumatua/kuia.

EDFOUNDM 13F
15 Points

Te Aka

Study of complex Māori clauses and sentences, interrogatives and conditional constructions. Tikanga studies further develop the context of the marae to include the tangi, kawe mate, hura kōhatu and rāhui. Hapū/iwi studies involve study of taonga and art from student's own rohe.

EDFOUNDM 14F
15 Points

Te Rea

Study of Te Reo Māori including complex negatives, particles, verbs and agents. Tikanga studies explore Māori cosmology including te kore, te po, te ao, and ngā atua. Hapū/iwi studies introduce students to Te Tiriti o Waitangi, Tino Rangatiratanga and related Iwi initiatives. Students carry out an independent study on a topic of their choice pertaining to their own hapū/iwi.

EDFOUNDM 15F
15 Points

Te Whakahaere Tūhuratanga

Intended for students who may already have tertiary study experience but limited Māori language skills. Students carry out a structured investigation whereby they can demonstrate and apply study skills already gained from other contexts.

EDFOUNDM 16F
15 Points

Te Rangahau Kaupapa Māori

Intended for students who may already have tertiary study experience but limited Māori language skills. Students carry out an investigation on a topic of their choice related to their own hapū/iwi.

EDFOUNDM 17F
15 Points

Te Anga Marautanga o Aotearoa

An examination of Māori language and content in the Te Anga Marautanga o Aotearoa.

EDFOUNDM 18F
15 Points

Te Reo Tātai

Development of numeracy skills within a Māori language context to the level of current NCEA requirements for entry to university.

EDFOUNDM 19F
15 Points

Te Reo Ako o te Whare Wānanga

Academic literacy in Māori language contexts.

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