Aotearoa New Zealand's histories: Pōneke focus


What is the importance of teaching and learning through cultural narratives unique to Aotearoa? This seminar will explore the influences of people, places, and historical events that have shaped who we are today, and how students could be engaged in this context. Examples from the Pōneke | Wellington region will be featured.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this seminar, you will be able to:

  • raise awareness of place based education and its potential to localise learning and the curriculum
  • make the teaching of Aotearoa New Zealand's histories relevant and engaging to Māori and non-Māori alike
  • explore Māori histories and narratives
  • understand how learning from the past helps to locate our place in the present and future.

Who is this seminar for?

This seminar is for educators from all sectors who are interested in Aotearoa New Zealand's histories.

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Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand

4/191 Thorndon Quay
Wellington 6011

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