Post by Kiwi Frontline on Sept 16, 2020 4:38:15 GMT 12
NEW MONEY LESSONS IN TE REO HELP MĀORI STUDENTS GAIN NCEA
Māori secondary students are now on their way to gain credits toward NCEA by learning about money thanks to a new collection of learning materials developed by Te Ara Ahunga Ora, the Commission for Financial Capability (CFFC).
Te whai hua - kia ora is a financial education programme specifically designed for Māori Medium Education, NZQA accredited and available free to all kura.......
NATIONAL'S EDUCATION POLICY: CHARTER SCHOOLS, COLONIAL APPROACH TO MĀORI DISAPPOINT
Those working in the education sector say the National Party's newly unveiled education policy leaves a lot to be desired.
President of Te Akatea New Zealand Māori Principals' Association Myles Ferris said while there are some good aspects in the policy it doesn't invest in Māori children.
"There's very, very little in it for Māori education that is of Māori, for Māori and by Māori. It looks like a very colonised policy that shows they think they know how to improve education for Māori but there's very little substance."
Ferris said even te reo Māori - one of the country's three official languages - will have to compete for funding under the second languages part of the policy.
He said the education system will continue to fail Māori until a "by Māori for Māori" approach is endorsed and funded by the government......