Post by Kiwi Frontline on Nov 9, 2017 17:04:55 GMT 12
TERTIARY SECTOR GETS WORD TO UP SUPPORT FOR REO USERS
The New Zealand Council for Education Research and tertiary sector support organisation Ako Aotearoa have put together tools to help tertiary education organisations support the language aspirations of te reo Maori learners.
The initiative is in response to a study showing while the language is central to learners’ identity, support at tertiary level is variable.
Sheridan McKinley, the council’s general manager Maori, says for many learners te reo Maori is more than an academic subject.
It is connected to their sense of who they are and connects them to whanau, hapu, and iwi......