Te Tohu Matauranga Whakapakari Tino Rangatiratanga

Te Kohanga Reo National Trust Board

Subject area

Te Mātauranga Māori me te Whakangungu (Māori Education)

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Entry requirements

To gain entry, ākonga must hold a te reo Māori qualification at Level 5 on the NZQF, must be over 17 years old, successfully complete the whakauru (entry) process and have support and endorsement from the whānau of the kōhanga they are associated with. Furthermore, ākonga must also complete a risk assessment and safety check in compliance with the Children's Act, including police vetting. Ākonga are also required to participate in an interview process to ascertain suitability for the programme, including overall commitment to the programme and kaupapa.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates of Te Tohu Mātauranga Whakapakari Tino Rangatiratanga will have applied skills and knowledge in Early Learning Education in Kōhanga Reo contexts and environments, within the language domain of te Reo Māori, that will equip them with the abilities to effectively teach, reflect, reclaim and revitalize Māori early learning practices and disciplines.

A graduate of a Bachelor's Degree is able to:
- demonstrate intellectual independence, critical thinking and analytic rigour
- engage in self-directed learning
- demonstrate knowledge and skills related to the ideas, principles, concepts, chief research methods and problem-solving techniques of a recognised major subject
- demonstrate the skills needed to acquire, understand and assess information from a range of sources
- demonstrate communication and collaborative skills.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Teacher Education at this level can earn:


Median earnings one year after study


Median earnings two years after study


Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study


Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (04) 381 8750
Fax: (04) 381 8777
Email: angus@kohanga.ac.nz
Web: http://www.kohanga.ac.nz

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