TE AHU O TE REO MĀORI

What is Te Ahu o Te Reo Māori?

Te Ahu o Te Reo Māori is a Ministry of Education initiative that seeks to inspire improved te reo Māori proficiency, acquisition and use across the education sector.

 

The aims

Te Ahu o Te Reo Māori aims to support early learning for secondary school leaders, kaiako and support staff. Also to support communities to grow their capability and confidence in using and integrating te reo Māori into the learning of all ākonga.

TE HIKU OKORO

Te Hiku Okoro is the Far North version of  the Te Ahu o Te Reo Māori initiative that has been created and developed to teach local dialect, reo, tikanga and local hisotories through a Te Hiku lens. It is an intensive 20-week professional learning and development programme, run over 2 school terms.

Programme learning will focus on:

  • The correct use of local dialect – te reo o Te Hiku o Te Ika
  • Practice of Te Reo Māori use for multiple learning environments
  • Grammar and writing conventions specific to Te Hiku o Te Ika
  • Curriculum development
  • Language planning and development for learning environments.

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROGRAMME?

Registrations are open to: 

  • English medium teachers from early learning services through to secondary school
  • Māori medium kaiako, from Kōhanga Reo through to Wharekura
  • Non-teaching and support staff, kaiāwhina.
    • Early learning services and Kōhanga Reo. 
    • Primary and Secondary Schools
    • Kura Kaupapa,  Wharekura and Kura ā-iwi.
    • This includes whānau who support our kura and students as coaches, mentors, and tutors.