This book explores what constitutes successful schooling for Māori students in the twenty-first century. The writers canvass topics such as the importance of te reo, Māori pedagogies, culturally relevant assessment, education strategies to develop Māori scientists and creating a culture of care.
Whitinui, P. (Ed.). Kia Tangi Te Tītī: Permission to Speak. Wellington: NZCER Press, 2011.
Editor Paul Whitinui (Ngāpuhi and Ngātikuri) has drawn together academic contributions from diverse fields of matauranga (education), matauranga hinengaro (psychology), whakaako hauora (health), akoranga takakau-ā-ora (sport and leisure) and others. The book aims to provide a critical, reflective and forward-thinking view of how schooling for Māori students can be improved. Underpinning the entire publication is the centrality of culture in Māori education and a powerful call for recognition of Māori as culturally connected learners.
This publication is part of the series Te Takarangi: Celebrating Māori publications - a sample list of 150 non-fiction books produced by a partnership between Royal Society Te Apārangi and Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga.