Post by Kiwi Frontline on Nov 5, 2020 4:09:05 GMT 12
TRAINING COLLEGES TURNING OUT RACIST TEACHERS – CORMACK
A leading Māori educator says teacher training colleges need to change what they are doing to stop turning out racist teachers.
Since finishing his term as president of the Principals Federation, Whetu Cormack has been coaching and mentoring school leaders to make their school environments to be culturally safe and supportive of te reo Māori and tikanga.
He says too many recently graduated teachers don’t know how to address special education needs or be culturally responsive and competent with Māori and Pasifika learners.......