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.
80 incredible teachers coming your way in 2019, Aoearoa! A beautiful pōwhiri then kai, families, hugs, pepeha, swims, sunburn, snoring, mosquitoes, ukelele, opera, waiata, poetry, stretched tendons, stretched minds, whispers, shouts, te reo Māori, New Zealand Sign Language, Samoan, Tongan, Chinese, mafana, manawa, cognitive dissonance, productive tension, teaching strategies, learning objectives, success criteria, dispute resolution, restorative justice, anti-bullying, space-making, consciousness-raising, ethical deliberation, oceanic thinking, Te Tiriti, tikanga, faikava, camp food, cleaning rosters, boot camp, daily notices, young scholars, Black Friars, rangatahi. Rangatahi, rangatahi, rangatahi. Relationships, relationships, relationships.
Words and photography: Hannah Lees