Tātai Aho Rau Core Education funded projects
Ngā Ika Unahi Nui: Restoring the wellbeing of Māori boys through connection and innovation
A marae-based pilot project encouraging cultural competency through ancestral place experiences and 21st century digital learning. The aim of this project was to encourage wellbeing in Māori boys in order to support their educational achievement.
Taking stock of Māori medium educational resources: Priorities, gaps, and futures?
This bilingual summary aims to provide the Māori medium education sector with a snapshot of what pouako priorities and aspirations are for resource development, and what gaps need to be addressed.
Dismantling the ivory tower: The power of teacher researchers to transform teaching and learning
A small qualitative study of twenty-eight early childhood centres, primary and secondary teachers’ perceptions and beliefs and practices relating to educational research.
New entrant classrooms in the re-making
A classroom research project on the development of a key competencies play-based curriculum at Mairehau Primary School in Christchurch.
Kaikohekohe Education Trust Initiative
A research story, told through the voices of students and teachers, about changes to school and learning as the result of a community-wide initiative.
A research report on how digital devices changed teaching and learning in Christchurch as part of the earthquake recovery.
Nurturing and encouraging children’s working theories about identity, language and culture
A Teaching and Learning Research initiative (TLRI) project exploring young children’s working theories about identity, language and culture in Samoan-immersion and English-medium early childhood centres.