Tātaiako/Cultural Competencies for Teachers of Māori Learners
Refer to Educational Council Doc


The behavioural indicators from Tātaiako support you to think about how the quality practices in the standards look in your setting. The cultural competencies have been incorporated into the development of the Standards for the Teaching Profession so it is not anticipated that they will be individually matched to individual Standards.

Wānanga:
Participating with learners and communities in robust dialogue for the benefit of Māori learners’ achievement.


Whānaungatanga:
Actively engaging in respectful working relationships with Māori learners, parents and whanau, hapū, iwi and the Māori community.


Manaakitanga:
Showing integrity, sincerity and respect towards Māori beliefs, language and culture.


Tangata Whenuatanga:
Affirming Māori learners as Māori. Providing contexts for learning where the language identity and culture of Māori learners and their whānau is affirmed.


Ako:
Taking responsibility for their own learning and that of Māori learners.