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GEDU401 – Te Ao Hurihuri: Futures

Module code
Module title
Te Ao Hurihuri: Futures
The aim of this module is to provide students with the knowledge, skills, capabilities, and attributes to understand themselves as learners in a changing world and to identify, understand and plan for a specific study and career path.
  • EF1804
NZQA Level
Level 4
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
Work independently to locate, select and apply information to relevant academic and pathway tasks.
Construct and communicate a reasoned and researched argument using a range of appropriate media.
Develop and critique a study and career plan that identifies specific long-term career goals.
-Knowledge of specific career path
-Identifying and researching specific career path
-Identifying knowledge, skills, capabilities and attributes required for a chosen career path
-Goal setting and Career planning
-Knowledge of self
-Identify own values, beliefs, knowledge, skills, capabilities and attributes in relation to chosen career path
-Self-management skills including intrapersonal skills, time management, stress management, independent learning, self-reflection and analysis
-Understanding self as a learner
-Making sense of the world
-Understanding difference in perspectives
-Understanding ethics
-Te Ao Mori world view
-Cultural diversity
-Holistic wellness: individual, group, family and whnau, community, world
-The 21st century workplace
-Problem solving and communication
-Problem solving skills including critical thinking skills and independent thinking
-Literacy skills (reading, writing, speaking, listening, numeracy, digital)
-Interpersonal communication skills
-Research and presentation skills
Assessment Criteria
Portfolio 100
The portfolio is comprised of multiple components. To pass this module, students must attempt each component and achieve an overall pass grade of 50.
Teaching and Learning Strategy
The predominant teaching and learning methods for this module will be enquiry-based learning. Students will gain knowledge, skills, capabilities and attitudes by participating in classroom and practical sessions that may include face to face tutor led targeted teaching sessions; tutor demonstrations; collaborative group activities and discussions; student seminars and/or presentations; simulated activities and role plays; guest speakers; and practical workshops. All teaching and learning will be web-supported.
Learning and Teaching Resource
A full set of resources will be issued for this module, including course work and assessment materials, a list of recommended/required texts/library books, and web-based resources. Students will also be encouraged to use the library and other resources that can be accessed at Wintec.

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