Te Taitokerau people walking the talk to keep reo Māori alive

Te Taitokerau people walking the talk to keep reo Māori alive

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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.

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Want to change the world? Try teaching.

Want to change the world? Try teaching.

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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/.

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Pasefika mo le Pasefika

Pasefika mo le Pasefika

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"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.

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Introducing Cohort 2019!

Introducing Cohort 2019!

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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.

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Southside Rise: 10 Lessons

Southside Rise: 10 Lessons

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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.

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A Digital Future for Education

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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.

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Heads Held High

Heads Held High

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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.

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Risks and Opportunities for Equality

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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.

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Let us Rise Together

Let us Rise Together

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"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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