Courses - Faculty of Education And Social Work


Education Māori

Stage I

EDUCM 106
15 Points

He Tirohanga ki te Mātauranga i Aotearoa

Examines historical and contemporary topics and themes in Māori schooling and education, with particular reference to the revitalisation of Te Reo Māori. Considers Māori educational aspirations and questions in the context of Treaty, social justice and equity debates in Aotearoa New Zealand. Examines te reo Māori discourse relevant to educational contexts and themes investigated in this course.

Restriction: EDUCM 118

EDUCM 118
15 Points

He Tirohanga ki te Mātauranga i Aotearoa

Examines the wider context of New Zealand education through a historical and contemporary overview. Draws on a critical sociological analysis of selected issues in society. Some emphasis is given to learners and their communities, including Māori, Pasifika, new migrants, and people with disabilities.

Restriction: EDUC 111, 112, 140, EDUCM 140

EDUCM 119
15 Points

Te Whanaketanga me te Ako

Presents an introduction to developmental and psychological theory and research and its application to teaching and learning within a variety of educational settings. Understandings for creating effective learning environments which foster high levels of motivation for all learners will be identified through an exploration of typical and atypical development; and behavioural, cognitive, constructivist and social approaches to teaching and learning.

EDUCM 199
0 Points

Te Reo Māori

To complete this course students must attain a level of competency in Te Reo Māori as determined by the Faculty of Education and Social Work.

Stage II

EDUCM 203
15 Points

Te Atawhai i te Rērenga Kētanga

Analyses how experiences and outcomes for learners in contemporary education contexts are shaped by social constructions informed by class, ethnicity, culture, gender, sexuality, and (dis)ability. Examines the role of education policies and socio-historical context on teacher responsiveness to diversity and difference. Explores a range of transformative approaches. Particular attention is given to Pasifika learners.

Prerequisite: EDUCM 106

Stage III

EDUCM 300
15 Points

Special Study

EDUCM 321
15 Points

Te Ao Tōrangapū me te Mātauranga

Investigates the relationship between local, national and global politics, and education in Aotearoa New Zealand. Explores philosophical perspectives on teaching and the relationship between educational theory and practice.

Prerequisite: EDUC 118 or EDUCM 118 or EDUC 140 or EDUCM 140

Restriction: EDUC 320, EDUCM 320

EDUCM 324
15 Points

Whiria Te Kahatuatinitini

Critically appraises philosophical perspectives on education to enable students to articulate a developing philosophy and practice of teaching including the relationship between local, national and global politics and inclusive education in Aotearoa New Zealand. Highlights concepts of social justice, equity and diversity and relates these concepts to competing discourses of ability, (dis)ability and inclusion. Examines te reo Māori discourse appropriate to course content.

Prerequisite: EDUCM 203

Postgraduate 700 Level Courses

EDUCM 739
30 Points

EDUCM 739A
15 Points

EDUCM 739B
15 Points

Special Study

To complete this course students must enrol in EDUCM 739 A and B, or EDUCM 739

EDUCM 794A
30 Points

EDUCM 794B
60 Points

Thesis

Corequisite: 30 points from EDUC 735, 787, EDPRAC 751, EDPROFST 700, 754, 757

To complete this course students must enrol in EDUCM 794 A and B

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