Working with Diversity in Aotearoa New Zealand
This module aims to support candidates to facilitate quality learning through creating and sustaining a learner-centred teaching environment that respects learners' mana and diverse backgrounds, and wider educational and societal contexts.
- Learning Outcomes
- Identify strategies to establish and maintain positive relationships that respond to diverse cultures and worldviews with a focus on Maori and Pasifika.
Utilise key Maori concepts, models, examples and cultural practice in teaching and learning contexts.
Scaffold teaching, learning, and support structures to develop employability skills for diverse learners.
- -Teaching, learning and support strategies for working with diverse cultures in a New Zealand context
-Teaching, learning and support strategies for working with Maori and Pasifika in a New Zealand context
-Learning theory and approaches to actively engage youth
-Teaching and learning strategies to actively engage mature learners
-Te Ao Maori
-Tikanga and Te Reo Maori strategies to scaffold learning
-Strategies to involve whnau, peers, and support for youth
-Strategies to help learners develop employability skills
- 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 student-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.