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He Korowai Ākonga: Bachelor of Education

Te Wananga o Aotearoa

Subject area

Teacher Education: Tertiary

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Entry requirements

The entry requirements include:
- A relevant level four qualification of at least 120 credits or relevant life and/or work experience in adult education AND
- Supportive references form two appropriate people within the field of adult education AND
- Participation in an interview process to demonstrate potential suitability.
Akonga who have successfully completed the Diploma of Adult Education Level 5 and Level 6 programmes at Te Wananga o Aotearoa or at another recognised organisation may be eligible to apply for recognition of prior learning and/or credit transfer/block credit towards this programme. Applications for RPL and BCT will only apply for three enrolment periods, from January 2013 to January 2015.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

He Korowai Akonga: Bachelor of Education develops and applies Maori worldview, philosophies and theories of education to the practice of ako (reciprocal and transformational relationship of teaching and learning), aro (assessment, evaluation, reflective praxis), whanaungatanga (enduring relationships) and te hiringa (spirituality and passion).
Embracing Matauranga Maori, this degree supports individuals to be reflective, culturally aware and responsive practitioners, who are able to think deeply and critically about education, its issues and potential and their role within it.
An endorsement in adult education will further the abilities of individuals to teach at tertiary level.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Teacher Education at this level can earn:


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Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Rural Women New Zealand Tertiary Bursaries

Provided by:

Rural Women New Zealand



$1,000 each.

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Rural Women New Zealand Text Book Grant for Tertiary Students

Provided by:

Rural Women New Zealand



$500 each

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 355 553
Phone: (0800) 355 553
Fax: (7) 871 3224

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