Post by Kiwi Frontline on Nov 17, 2017 16:20:37 GMT 12
MORE SUPPORT NEEDED FOR TE REO MĀORI LEARNERS
Tertiary education organisations need to do more to support te reo Māori learners, according to a report published by the New Zealand Council for Educational Research.
For institutions currently providing little or no support to te reo learners, the study recommends offering free te reo Māori courses, ensuring that te reo can be heard in the institution and developing whanaungatanga between the institution and Māori communities.
Those already supporting te reo learners could go further, the study says, by normalising the use of te reo at any time, ensuring te teo Māori learners, whānau, hapū and iwi make decisions about how to support te reo Māori, and supporting the development of te reo in the wider community.....