Video 8: Planning for success for all

  • Key Content

    This clip shows how teachers and school leaders planned an inquiry based learning opportunity that activates students’ prior knowledge and interests as well as whanau and community involvement. Teachers explain how they developed an understanding of how to adapt their expertise in order to respond to the needs of students within a culturally responsive and relational pedagogy.

  • Things to Think About

    Conversation framework for those new to Kia Eke Panuku:

    1. What were the key considerations for teachers in planning an inquiry-based learning opportunity that activates students’ context based prior knowledge and experience?
    2. Discuss the notion of ‘multi-level dialogue’ within the planning phase of the cross curricular inquiry learning opportunity. In what ways was collaborative expertise (student, teacher and community) critical to the success of the learning outcomes for Māori students?
    3. Discuss the extent to which teachers in your school currently understand themselves and colleagues as communities of learners. What are the potential implications of these views for learners?

    Conversation Framework for Kia Eke Panuku schools:

    1. Discuss the ways in which the metaphors of whanaungatanga and ako are enacted within this clip.
    2. Discuss the opportunities highlighted by this clip to develop teacher understanding of the need to develop adaptive expertise within a culturally responsive and relational pedagogy.
    3. What opportunities currently exist within your school and community to develop inquiry-based learning opportunities for Māori students?

    Conversation Framework for Kia Eke Panuku Strategic Change Leadership teams

    1. Discuss the connections to the Ako: Critical Cycle of Learning (unlearning, relearning) evident within this clip.
    2. What are the implications for current systems and structures to support the practicalities of collaborative, cross-curriculum planning and pedagogy?
    3. Discuss the opportunity to create educationally powerful connections with whānau, hapū and iwi through a partnership focused on collaborative planning and pedagogy that draws on Mātauranga Māori.