Tangata Whenuatanga

  • Harnesses the rich cultural capital which Māori learners bring to the classroom by providing culturally responsive and engaging contexts for learning.
  • Actively facilitates the participation of whānau and people with the knowledge of local context, tikanga, history, and language to support classroom teaching and learning programmes.
  • Consciously uses and actively encourages the use of local Māori contexts (such as whakapapa, environment, tikanga, language, history, place, economy, politics, local icons, geography) to support Māori learners’ learning.