Ako Mātātupu Rangatira at TekauNews items
Celebrating a decade of service and wayfinding toward education equity! Hinekura Smith (Te Rarawa, Ngāpuhi, Te Ati Awa) was a pou in the development and delivery of the fledgling Teach First NZ Programme, and at our recent community celebration reminded us to keep hold of our 'radical-tanga' alongside our manaakitanga. Change, after all, requires brave thinking! Check out more of the insights from Tekau:
Tekau: 10 Years of Participants on the Teach First NZ ProgrammeNews items
10 years of tenacious teachers and leaders, 10 years of forming friendships and allegiances for all manner of change-making projects and relationships. 10 years of scholarship and inquiry. 10 years of brave cohorts, Cohort 2013-Cohort 2023! Check out the timeline.
You're invited! Come celebrate Tekau: 10 Years of Ako MātātupuNews items
On December 10th 2022 from 6pm we welcome you to join us in a celebration of Tekau: 10 Years of Ako Mātātupu, at Due Drop Events Centre Manukau. Hear from students, teachers, and change-seekers as we celebrate the past ten years and wayfind for the future of education. Grab your free tickets via our EventFinda, link below:
Want to change the world? Try teaching.News items
As we address the shortcomings of our education system, Teach First NZ: Ako Mātātupu Chief Executive Jay Allnutt reminds us not to forget the important role that teachers play in transforming our society. "Teachers can lead the way in transforming our society into a fairer and more equitable one." *This article originally appeared on https://educationcentral.co.nz/.
Kairapu Spotlight: Odd Daphne Season 2News items
"As Pasifika people we're storytellers, and so the way we connect to our own is through stories. The hope behind this production is that more Pasifika families really start to talk about mental wellness in their homes [...] so that we can hopefully help those going through similar experiences." - Joshua Iosefo.
Te Taitokerau people walking the talk to keep reo Māori aliveNews items
Kia Kaha Te Reo Māori! Our Ako Mātātupu whānau are up to incredible things! Check out this incredible hīkoi to commence te wiki o te reo Māori: to celebrate, to raise awareness, and to normalise Te Reo Māori outside of the classroom or Marae. Over 2000 people stepped out, literally, in hīkoi whakanui to celebrate our nation’s language, te reo o tō tātou whenua, and our shared Aotearoatanga.
Pasefika mo le PasefikaNews items
"In our work we challenge traditional notions of literacy because for Pasifika, literacy is not the pen on the page," Dr Johansson explained. Read the full article about the success of the 'Pasefika mo le Pasefika' model in this culturally responsive school, PASS.
Introducing Cohort 2019!News items
We held week one of nine for the Ako Mātātupu Summer Initial Intensive whakangungu kaiako at Camp Morley on the Manukau Harbour, and C13 Kairapu Hannah Lees reflects on Week One for Cohort 2019.
Southside Rise: 10 LessonsNews items
If you build it, they will come. Our young people do not need another shiny knight to come in and save them; open the door, and they will save you." Dr Michelle Johansson, our Programme Director, shares 10 lessons she learnt from launching the Southside Rise movement.
A Digital Future for EducationNews items
A digital future for education: Risks and opportunities for equality (Pt 1). Our CEO, Jay Allnutt, explores the digital divide, arguing that we should understand this divide as about more than just access to the internet and digital devices.
Risks and Opportunities for EqualityNews items
A digital future for education: Risks and opportunities for equality (Pt 2). Our CEO, Jay Allnutt, explores different motivations for integrating digital technologies into education, key risks to beware of, and ways forward to ensure that all young people fulfill their potential and are prepared for the future.
Let us Rise TogetherNews items
"Don't let anyone say that you cannot achieve what you set your mind to... Go forth, blaze the trail and let us rise together." Nadeen Papali'i, alumna from our 2013 Cohort, is currently Year 13 Dean and Director of Health Science Academy at Tangaroa College, and discussed her latest initiative, the Talanoa Cafe, on Radio 531pi this week.
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