Education - Mātauranga
Goal One: Whakaoho - Kahungunu Knowing (Epistemology).
Awakening Ngāti Kahungunu iwi, hapū, whānau and education practitioners through the
critical awareness of what is happening in the education system and whether this
negatively impacts or positively influences Māori and thereby Ngāti Kahungunu
The Ngāti Kahungunu Education Strategy
Te Tōpuni Tauwhāinga
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.
Whakaoho affirms the necessity of;
Collaborative quality discussions which potentially impact, influence or inform
Ngāti Kahungunu educational and ākonga achievement, currently measured
through the National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA);
Iwi, hapū, and Taiwhenua to be reflective and iterative of results and outcomes;
Ensuring collective voice is being heard, the continued disruption of status quo
understandings which do not serve our people, and further strengthening our
position as fundamental contributors to advancing education across all learning
sectors throughout Ngāti Kahungunu.