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Te Ahu o te Reo Māori, a Ministry of Education initiative is a free te reo programme for teachers, kaiako and non-teaching and support staff in kura, schools, wharekura, early learning services and
Te Kōhanga reo.  Te Ahu o te Reo Māori acknowledges that every staff member has an opportunity to use te reo Māori correctly every day. Learn through waiata (song), games, online learning, fun resources, noho wānanga and more, in a safe learning environment with like-minded learners.

2022 registrations have now closed. 2023 programme details coming soon.

 

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT
Our Guiding Principle Values

Kāuru has a simple philosophy based on a Māori world view. We are committed to ensuring that you experience a journey of language learning that will have a profound and enduring effect on your teaching practice and strengthen your character as you strive to become a champion of te reo Māori with like-minded people.

The approach to delivery combines a sensitive and positive learning environment that is ideal for all. We are inspired by core values (mātāpono) to guide you through your te reo Māori journey:

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Rangatiratanga

To share & encourage

The expression of rangatiratanga will be encouraged through the teaching of participants, the sharing of information and the recognition of AKO as a means of sharing learning experiences.

Whanokētanga

To innovate

This principle value encourages innovation in thinking towards te reo Māori and how inheriting Māori practices can be normalised in different learning settings.

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Māiatanga

To be courageous

Acknowledges the courage required to engage in learning te reo Māori, fostering te reo Māori and to ultimately be champions of te reo Māori revitalisation

Takohatanga

To contribute

Takohatanga is to have a sense of contribution. A contribution to a kaupapa; a contribution to a whakaaro; a contribution to a vision; a contribution to a purpose

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Takohatanga

To contribute

Takohatanga is to have a sense of contribution. A contribution to a kaupapa; a contribution to a whakaaro; a contribution to a vision; a contribution to a purpose

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Manaakitanga

To be courageous

In the context of teaching and learning, Manaakitanga includes being free of judgement, encouraging active participation and having support systems for engagement.

Manaakitanga

To inspire

In the context of teaching and learning, Manaakitanga includes being free of judgement, encouraging active participation and having support systems for engagement.

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Get in touch

47 Te Roto Road, Ōtaki 5512

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