Kia tiakina te mātauranga ki te reo Māori
Fostering education in te reo Māori
This is an ideal way for individuals or groups of whānau members in centres, and Playcentre kaimahi to learn Te Reo Māori together. Courses start around March or April in your local region.
Please check out the frequently asked questions below for details about the programme and how to enrol. Registrations are open now and there is no charge for this course.
If you have any queries or need support in applying, please contact your Te Ao Māori Fieldworker, or the Acting Kaiwhakahaere Hononga Māori.
Keri Milich [email protected]
Jean [email protected]
Faith [email protected]
Erana [email protected]
Sacha [email protected]
Te Ahu o te Reo Māori has been designed for the education workforce that engages with and contributes to the learning of all ākonga and students. In order to progress towards our goals, we are targeting participation from these groups:
Groups not eligible to participate include:
Ka ako au i te aha? | What will I learn?
Te Ahu o te Reo Māori is based on a seven level te reo Māori competency framework called Ngā Taumata o Te Ahu o te Reo Māori.
The five focus areas include:
Your commitment to learning te reo Māori will mean you will participate in learning for up to 120 hours over 12-14 weeks.
The learning will be delivered in a variety of ways including, but not exclusive to, weekly classes, on-line lessons, tutorials and noho marae (overnight stay/ learning experiences).
To support you to feel comfortable and confident to use what you have learnt in your classrooms you will also participate in an 8 week post-delivery course to help embed and enhance teaching and learning activities.
Participants who successfully complete Te Ahu o te Reo Māori will be able to:
Te Ahu o te Reo Māori is now available across all 10 Ministry of Education regions including:
Tai Tokerau, Auckland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty/ Waiariki, Taranaki/ Manawatu/ Whanganui, Hawke’s Bay/ Tairāwhiti, Wellington, Nelson/ Marlborough/ West Coast, Canterbury/ Chatham Islands and Otago/ Southland.
There are no attendance or registration fees and all learning materials will be provided but you may incur some travel costs.
Follow these steps to register:
Follow the steps to register:
(The process involves setting up an ESL account, then completing the Whiria registration form)
Step 1 – ESL 38 form completed by student and ECE Service Provider, and send to ESL service desk
Step 2 – Email sent by ESL service desk to enable student to set up ESL account. To assist we have created an example form to get your Education Sector Logon (ESL). Click here to download. The parts highlighted in yellow are additions to assist you.
Step 3 – Student sets up ESL account
Step 4 – Confirmation of ESL account received by student
Step 5 – Student fills out registration form “Whiria” https://kauwhatareo.govt.nz/mi/resource/te-ahu-o-te-reo-maori-2/rehita-mai-register-now/
Step 6 – Student follows progress and confirmation of registration status https://takueducationnz.force.com/whiria/s/
There is also a powerpoint presentation below that you can view that covers Te Ahu o Te Reo to answer any pātai or help with the registration process.
If you need further guidance please contact your Te Ao Māori Fieldworker, or the Acting Kaiwhakahaere Hononga Māori.
The Māori Development Team organised a 40-minute zoom hui on Wednesday 10 February to talk about Te Ahu o Te Reo to answer any pātai or help with the registration process. If you missed the zoom hui here are the Powerpoint slides that were shown.