Poutāhū Whakaakoranga Akorau

Te Wananga o Raukawa

Subject area

Teacher Education: Primary (Pre-Service)



1 Year

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification aims to produce bilingual, culturally aware teachers who have the exemplary skills to deliver Māori contextualised, learner centred quality teaching and learning in the primary sector. They will be research active practitioners who competently plan, implement, assess and lead kaupapa Māori informed blended teaching and learning.

The purpose of the Poutāhū Whakaakoranga Akorau is to provide the primary school sector and in particular total immersion and bilingual kura with teachers who bring multiple competencies to the classroom and teaching practices informed by mātauranga Māori that are responsive to the needs of Māori learners.

Graduates will be able to work independently in teaching roles and work collaboratively to assist in planning, organising and leading activities within kura to advance the long-term educational propsects of whānau, hapū and iwi.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

"Entry Requirements a. In order to be admitted to the Poutahu Whakaakoranga Akorau programme applicants must: have completed: a Bachelor s degree at level 7 on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework (NZQF) consisting of at least 360 credits; or a Bachelor s degree with Honours at level 8 on the NZQF consisting of at least 480 credits; or a Master s degree at level 9 on the NZQF consisting of 240 credits b. demonstrate an intermediate to advanced level of te reo Maori c. demonstrate an intermediate level of ICT d. complete a literacy and numeracy assessment e. have a strong desire to teach in a kaupapa Maori environment f. demonstrate maturity and life experience and meet the Good Character and Fit to be a Teacher policy g. declare any criminal convictions h. complete the standard police vet process i. attend a selection interview j. meet the Te Wananga o Raukawa general academic regulations "

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


1 Year

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$3,819 $3,819
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$12,350 $12,350
Total $16,169 $16,169

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings N/A
Earnings range N/A
In employment N/A
In further study N/A
On a benefit N/A

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 926 2642
Phone: (6) 364 9011
Fax: (6) 364 9013
Email: tetomonga@twor-otaki.ac.nz
Web: http://www.wananga.com

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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