Education - Mātauranga
Strand One: - Whakaoho
Represents an awakening of Ngāti Kahungunu iwi, hapū and whānau as well as the awakening of educators and their critical awareness to what is happening in the education system in terms of Māori educational success, Ngāti Kahungunu educational success;
Acknowledges that within each strand are multiple levels of engagement relative to the intensity of extrapolating and putting the strand into action, for instance:
The Ngāti Kahungunu Education Strategy
Te Tōpuni Tauwhāinga
Whakaoho is about:
Sharing in quality discussions with the education system that help to inform the status of Māori educational achievement and in particular, Ngāti Kahungunu educational achievement and student achievement as measured through the National Standards and the National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA);
Asking ourselves if we as iwi, as hapū, as taiwhenua, as marae, as whānau are satisfied with these outcomes; why or why not?
The notion of whakaoho is about getting our people to ask the questions, to be voiceful, to challenge the status quo and to have a stronger say in the provision of education throughout Ngāti Kahungunu and across all sectors including early childhood, primary, secondary and tertiary; conversely, is about the education system becoming more accommodating of Māori [Ngāti Kahungunu] educational aspirations.
Starting to develop a critical awareness of issues impacting on Māori [Ngāti Kahungunu] student
achievement in the school;
Have developed an awareness and knowledge of, and have started to trial strategies that improve teacher
practice, the school setting and outcomes for Māori
Have developed an awareness and knowledge of, and are starting to see evidence that indicates improvement in teacher practice, the school environment and Māori student achievement as well as Māori [Ngāti
Kahungunu] academic, social and cultural outcomes.