Bachelor of Education (Primary Teaching)

Te Wananga o Raukawa

Subject area

Teacher Education: Primary (Pre-Service)

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Entry requirements

Akonga eligible for entry must be at least 17 years old and have a strong commitment to develop te reo Māori me ōna tikanga and incorporate te reo into their teaching practice. Applicants must have university entrance (UE) or an equivalent. For applicants over 20 years, applicants must meet comparable literacy and numeracy requirements as those entering with University Entrance.

All applicants must complete a literacy, numeracy and IT assessment. They must have a strong disposition to teach in a bilingual teaching Māori environment, demonstrate maturity, life experience and an ability to meet the disposition to teach and meet the integrity and potential outlined in the Our Code Our Standards guidelines of the Teaching Council. Applicants are further verified as suitable for the profession utilising interview and police vetting processes conducted during the time of enrolment by Te Wānanga o Raukawa kaimahi.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Poutuarongo Te Rangakura Kaiwhakaako is a three-year, bilingual teacher education degree that focuses on the uniqueness of respective wha¯nau, hapu¯, and iwi as a beginning point, with the ultimate goal of re-designing curriculum, pedagogy and evaluation processes relevant to culturally responsive education. The programme is designed to teach those accepted for the degree across all areas of the primary school curriculum, using Te Reo Ma¯ori and / or English as mediums of instruction, whilst connecting a Ma¯ori World view, values, protocols, and knowledge throughout.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Teacher Education at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 926 2642
Phone: (6) 364 9011
Fax: (6) 364 9013

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