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Māori Medium impact stories 2014

Impact stories 2014


Based on work within schools and kura, we have devloped a series of brief stories about our leaders and teachers as they increase positive outcomes for their students. Below is a selection of the stories from throughout 2014. The rest of our project update and infographics an be viewed under the Impact tab.




Te reo Māori in English-medium schools professional learning and development


Poipoia te Reo facilitators provide professional learning and development to support the teaching and learning of ‘te reo Māori in English-medium schools’. Our work in schools is underpinned and driven by a vision, namely:  'Poipoia te reo, hei reo e ora ana, e kaha ana, e haumako ana' - Secure the future of te reo Māori as a living, dynamic and rich language’. Check out the snapshots of the progress three schools have made and the associated impact for the continued growth of te reo Māori in these schools. READ MORE >>>  

Learning focused



Te Marautanga o Aotearoa at Te Kura o Herewini


Te Marautanga o Aotearoa facilitators worked alongside kaiako to locate them and their practice in ako, mana, motuhake and kotahitanga. When kaiako were inspired, motivated and understood the vital role they have in curriculum design, development and implementation, it led to increased levels of effective practice. As a result, their effective practice raised akōnga achievement, by meeting their learning needs. READ MORE >>>

Making a difference



Programmes for students in Māori Medium


During April, 2014, Programmes for Students (P4S) in Māori medium settings was launched. This programme was designed to help those students who need individual or small group support in addition to effective classroom teaching. These akōnga need accelerated learning to help reach their potential through Te Marautanga o Aotearoa. READ MORE >>>  




Specialist teaching


Specialist Teaching facilitators support wharekura (Y9-13) to provide opportunities for ākonga to make clear choices towards career pathways through responsive teaching and learning programmes that improve learning and accelerate achievement for ākonga using Te Marautanga o Aotearoa or the New Zealand Curriculum.  READ MORE >>> 




Hei PakiTUKI mō ngā whakangungu reo Māori


Here is the PakiTUKI - a story of impact. “Tēnā mā te ako e taea ai te whakaako” is a saying loosely interpreted as, “Through learning comes the ability to teach”. PakiTUKI is about the reciprocity of teaching and learning, building relationships, honoring expertise, growing capacity and nurturing sustainability for the benefit of the tamariki. READ MORE >>>      



Te Toi Tupu consortium currently provides professional learning and development programmes for the Ministry of Education in the areas of Literacy, Leadership and Assessment, Learning with Digital Technologies, Gifted and Talented, New Zealand Curriculum, Maths, Pāngarau, Te Marautanga o Aotearoa and te reo Māori.