Te piko o te m'huri, t'r' te tupu o te r'kau: language and literacy in marae-based programmes

Susan Mlcek, Ngareta Timutimu, Carl Mika, Monte Aranga, Nikora Taipeti, Te Rurehe Rangihau, Te Makarini Temara, Yvonne Shepherd, Haturini McGarvey

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Abstract

that explores literacy, numeracy and language teaching byobserving how 15 adult educators in a variety of contexts actually teach their students.Specifically, this research used qualitative research methods to explore the utility and potential of marae-based education programmes to provide effective foundation learning opportunities for M'ori learners. This is reflected in the phrase 'Te piko o te m'huri, t'r' te tupu o te r'kau', which symbolises the importance of strong learning foundations for future success in learning.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherNZ Tertiary Sector Performance Analysis and Reporting
Number of pages37
ISBN (Print)9780478341485
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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