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Community Engagement

To enable students to engage in respectful relationships across the early childhood education environment and to acknowledge and promote the unique place of Maori as tangata whenua

Course Code ECEC304
Level 3
Credits 15


Use a range of communication and social competence strategies to develop respectful relationships with children, families, whānau and colleagues.

Demonstrate a basic use of te reo Māori and describe tikanga Māori specific to the early childhood environment.

Identify the place of Māori as tangata whenua and explain the importance of Te Tiriti o Waitangi as it relates to the early childhood environment.

Demonstrate culturally aware behaviours within the early childhood environment of Aotearoa New Zealand.

Delivered as part of the following programmes