- This event has passed.
Centring Te Ao Māori in Your Place
February 25 @ 6:00 pm - April 22 @ 8:00 pm$60.00 – $165.00
Centring Te Ao Māori in Your Place
A series of Waananga coming to Kirikiriroa in 2021
Supporting kaiako with everyday teaching & learning connected to te ao Māori (the Māori world). Maria is passionate about creating spaces for kaiako and leaders in ECE, and beyond, that centre mātauranga Māori, indigenous knowledge systems and indigenous voices.
$60.00pp per workshop
All 3 workshops: $165.00 per person
“Understanding the role we have as 21st century leaders and practitioners in this process is crucial. Through unpacking our own biases and privileges, we will empower Māori to reclaim their power…”
All workshops to be held at The Link Community Centre, 6 Aroha Street, Hamilton East
Waananga 1: Looking back to look forward – what does this really mean?
Thursday 25 February, 6:00pm-8:00pm
He Rangi tā matawhaiti, he Rangi tā matawhānui | A person with a narrow vision has a restricted view, a person with a wider vision has a much greater view
Everyone is welcome to come and join us in this ongoing kōrero about our education system through a te ao Māori lens. Stories will be shared about the whakapapa/ historical journey of the education system and how those narratives still have so much much relevance in how we view education in the 21st century and in our role as kaiako in ECE services.
Waananga 2: Inspiration and ideas on how to competently deliver a bicultural curriculum
Thursday 25 March, 6:00pm-8:00pm
Everyone is welcome to come and join us in this ongoing korero about our ECE curriculum, Te Whaariki. We will waananga/ deliberate and discuss the notions of Te Whaariki as a bicultural document. We will korero about some of the challenges and milestones that exist in ECE and share ways that we can collaborate as active agents of change through brave and courageous conversation. Ko te kai a te rangatira he kōrero. The food of chiefs is dialogue. Let us create space for brave dialogue and be these agents of change.
Waananga 3: Kaupapa Māori Theory, what does this look like in practice?
Thursday 22 April, 6:00pm-8:00pm
Everyone is welcome to come and join us in a waananga/ deliberation and sharing of ideas of the concept of kaupapa Māori – theory and practice. What does kaupapa Māori mean in an education context? Why is it important? How can I use kaupapa Māori ways of teaching and learning, being and doing, to strengthen my bicultural practice? Explore how kaupapa Māori theory can fit in to all aspects of our role as a kaiako in ECE.
PLUS IN-CENTRE SUPPORT FOR YOUR TEAM!
In addition to this workshop series, Maria is available to visit, during centre opening hours, to work alongside and support kaiako and mokopuna in your setting. Maria can provide inspiration of how to best support te reo Māori and tikanga Māori in your service including support with values in practice i.e Aroha, Whanaungatanga, Manaakitanga and much more to enhance teachers competence and understanding of te ao Māori. As well as waiata sessions and karakia that is connected to every day learning and teaching.
Please get in touch to find out more about this option, including costs email@example.com
Presented by Maria Sydney
Professional Learning Facilitator, Educational Leadership Project
“As kaiako we have an integral role in ensuring the naturalisation and centring of Te Ao Māori in the education system, as part of recognising tāngata whenua and honoring Te Tiriti.”
Apologies, this event is now SOLD OUT.
Maria is available to come to your setting during daytime hours to support your team privately. Dates are limited so please get in touch to secure support for your team (see below). For more information including costs, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
With respect and aroha, Maria is available to come in to your service and work alongside kaiako and tamariki (where appropriate) to offer extra support for centres using a role modelling and tuakana/teina approach. I can provide kaiako with inspiration of how to best support te reo Māori and tikanga Māori in their service including support with values in practice i.e Aroha, Whanaungatanga, Manaakitanga and much more to enhance teachers competence and understanding of te ao Māori. As well as waiata sessions and karakia that is connected to every day learning and teaching.