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HSCO704 – Te More: Transforming Treaty Based Practice

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Module title
Te More: Transforming Treaty Based Practice
This module aims to consolidate students' ability to assess and critically analyse Tangata Whenua and Tangata Tiriti in a contemporary Aotearoa New Zealand society. Students will critically examine a range of strategies towards enhancing their emergent professional practice with particular emphasis upon decolonisation processes and practices in a post treaty settlement context.
  • HS1602
NZQA Level
Level 7
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
- Critically analyse contemporary Maaori development initiatives and decolonisation strategies.
- Critically analyse the discourse of Te Tiriti/Treaty based practice initiatives and
decolonisation strategies.
- Critically analyse collaborative practice strategies towards transforming professional
counselling or Social work practice, and wellbeing of self and others.
- Demonstrate commitment to self as a bicultural practitioner through the appropriate use of te reo Maaori and tikanga in practice.
- Expand decolonisation strategies and practice
- Understanding the context(s) of transformative and mana enhancing practice
- Engaging in Te Tiriti/Treaty based practice discussion analysing articles and principles
- Developing skills and strategies of Te Tiriti/Treaty based practice
- Textual, contextual and discursive analysis of key concepts (e.g. power dynamics/theorists, cultural capital and post-colonialism), their philosophical / theoretical underpinnings and their implications for practice
- Maaori Development initiatives / strategies: Health, Education, Justice, Iwi Social Services and relationship to Te Tiriti/ The Treaty based practice
- Maaori identity in a contemporary context: significance of whakapapa and pepeha in society today
- Tino rangatiratanga and mana motuhake
- Transformative analysis of personal and professional self
- Expanding te reo kupu, phrases and concepts
Teaching and Learning Strategy
- Interactive lectures
- Marae noho
- On-line activities
- Enquiry based activities
Basic of Assessment
Assessment in this module is mixed mode. The application and assessment of transferable skills are integrated into the assessment tasks. To pass this module all assessments must be submitted and an overall pass mark of 50 is required. Students must also meet all the requirements of the competency based assessment tasks to be eligible for a final grade for this module. The final grade will be based on the marks from the achievement based tasks.

Paetahi Tumu Krero Bachelor of Counselling is an applied academic degree which includes the requirement that students demonstrate professional practice in a range of ways. This includes high levels of attendance and participation. To this end students who do not meet the 80 attendance criteria (without approved reason) will fail the module.
Learning and Teaching Resource
An extended reading list will be supplied by the tutor at the commencement of the module. This will be updated annually.

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