Centring Te Ao Māori in Your Place

Professional development (PD) Waikato

Posted: 21 December 2020
Notice reference #: 1HAFnr

Brought to you by Maria Sydney

Supporting kaiako with everyday teaching & learning connected to te ao Māori (the Māori world). Maria is passionate about creating spaces for kaiako and leaders in ECE, and beyond, that centre mātauranga Māori, indigenous knowledge systems and indigenous voices.

$60 pp per workshop. All 3 workshops: $165.

The Link Community Centre, 6 Te Aroha Street, Hamilton East.

Waananga 1: 25 February 2021, 6–8pm
Looking back to look forward – what does this really mean?

Waananga 2: 25 March 2021, 6–8pm
Inspiration and ideas on how to competently deliver a bicultural curriculum 

Waananga 3: 22 April 2021, 6–8pm
Kaupapa Māori Theory, what does this look like in practice?

In-centre support for your team:

In addition to this workshop series, Maria is available to visit, during centre opening hours, to work alongside and support kaiako and mokopuna in your setting. Maria can provide inspiration of how to best support te reo Māori and tikanga Māori in your service including support with values in practice i.e Aroha, Whanaungatanga, Manaakitanga and much more to enhance teachers competence and understanding of te ao Māori. As well as waiata sessions and karakia that is connected to every day learning and teaching.

Please get in touch to find out more admin@elp.co.nz

Events summary


25 February 2021 – 25 February 2021


25 March 2021 – 25 March 2021


22 April 2021 – 22 April 2021

Further information

Contact: Claire Chapman

 (021) 774 321