Video 3: Setting high expectations

  • Key Content

    Teachers and leaders describe how they set high expectations for Māori students who are engaged in learning opportunities that are relevant and engage them in focusing on the moral dilemmas that affect their environment and community.

  • Things to Think About

    Conversation framework for those new to Kia Eke Panuku:

    1. One of the students says ‘this is really different’. What points of difference in pedagogy do both Māori students and their teachers identify and discuss?
    2. How do teachers and leaders communicate high expectations for learning to Māori students in the clip?
    3. What are the implications for developing contexts for learning that draw on the lived realities of Māori students?

    Conversation Framework for Kia Eke Panuku schools

    1. How does this approach make curriculum design explicit to Māori students?
    2. Discuss the ways in which the metaphors of mana motuhake and mahi tahi are visible in this clip? What are the implications for your practice?
    3. In what ways might your share and activate your current understanding of these metaphors within your circle of influence?

    Conversation Framework for Kia Eke Panuku Strategic Change Leadership teams

    1. Discuss the power of learning opportunities created for Māori students to engage in moral dilemmas that affect their environment and community and their potential to transform them. Consider the Mātauranga Māori Voices document.
    2. How might you use this clip to initiate conversations about disrupting the status quo related to expectations and the capacity and capability of Māori students?
    3. What conversations might need to take place to create contexts for learning that encourage dialogue and recognise and authentically build on multiple worldviews? Consider the Engaging with Māori Voices document and the Educationally powerful connections with Māori brochure .