Hoana Te Aika

Kaihuawaere Kaupapa Māori

M: 021 468 439
P: 0800 267 300
E: hoana.te-aika@core-ed.ac.nz
Region: Tai Tokerau

Qualifications

Post Graduate Diploma in Literacy (Rūmaki) – Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato
Bachelor of Teaching (Rūmaki) – Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato

Professional profile

Hoana brings 17 years of teaching experience in Rumaki within Waikato and Te Tai Tokerau to her role at CORE Education. Over the last six years Hoana was actively involved in establishing a Charter school which later transitioned to become a Special Character School. Hoana developed a Kura Rumaki co-constructing special character curriculum and implemented a learning culture within the community. A passionate driver of systemic change to ensure equitable outcomes for all, Hoana is driven by a desire to see and achieve success as a learner.

Hoana has facilitated and worked collaboratively with staff and whānau to create a culture and wānanga space that is inclusive and allows Māori to be successful as Māori.

Expertise

  • Marau ā-kura – localised curriculum
  • Marautanga o Aotearoa
  • Te reo Māori me ōna tikanga
  • Te Akoranga Anamata – future-focused learning

Personal statement

“Ko te tamaiti moemoeā o te iwi te tawhiti o tana rere ka rite tonu ki te hōhonu, me te mārama o ā tātou whakariterite”
A child is the dreams of the people. The length of their flight will depend upon the wisdom of our decisions.