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Pūtoi Ako

Te Tiriti, mātauranga, and kaupapa Māori pedagogies
Explore definitions and practical applications of mātauranga, kaupapa Māori pedagogies, and Te Tiriti in teaching and curriculum.
Pūtoi Ako is a term popularised in Māori-medium and kaupapa Māori education to describe pedagogical approaches that are particular to these settings. As part of the Curriculum Framework Transformation the Pūtoi Ako specialist working group provides Te Tiriti, kaupapa Māori pedagogies, and mātauranga Māori initiatives and recommendations.

In this section of TeachWell, you will find resources and practice examples for teachers engaging with Te Tiriti and He Whakaputanga, te reo Māori, mātauranga, and place-based curriculum.

Māori marae

Te waharoa | The gateway

Te Tiriti and he whakaputanga.

Full moon illuminating a dirt road

Mātauranga Māori

Utilising Māori ways of knowing and being.

Māori artefacts, paua shell and pounamu

Te reo Māori

Using te reo Māori in learning spaces.

Looking back towards the city from Orakei point

Place-based curriculum

Drawing from local narratives, histories, and perspectives.

Māori marae

He Aratohu Haumaru: For Learner Success

Strategies to enhance learner success at Waipapa Taumata Rau.

Page updated 21/05/2024 (added He Aratohu Haumaru)

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