EDUC505 – Teacher Identity in Aotearoa New Zealand

Module code
Module title
Teacher Identity in Aotearoa New Zealand
The aim of this module is to facilitate candidates to investigate their own teacher identity, critically reflect on their developing practice and plan for ongoing improvement. This module includes the application of theories, approaches, and strategies to facilitate learner-centred learning in Aotearoa New Zealand.
  • EF1803
NZQA Level
Level 5
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Based
Learning hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
Identify own world view, its influence on professional practice and how this aligns with wider educational contexts.
Apply adult learning research and theory to create learning outcomes, lesson plans, and resources for own teaching context.
Implement and evaluate strategies in the classroom relating to Te Tiriti O Waitangi/ The Treaty of Waitangi.
- World views and influence on professional practice
- Personal professional identity
- Institutional expectations
- Adult and tertiary learning theory
- Theory on designing learning outcomes and lesson plans for teaching sessions
- Strategies relating to partnership in Te Tiriti o Waitangi
Teaching and Learning Strategy
The principles of effective adult and tertiary learning and teaching are modelled throughout this module. A variety of blended learning methods are employed to facilitate learner-centred learning.
Assessment Criteria
Assessment is mixed mode with a combination of achievement and competency based assessment. Students must gain a minimum mark of 50 in each of the achievement-based assessments and meet all the requirements of the competency-based assessments.

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