To have Māori participate and succeed at all levels of learning and support the delivery of Māori language, culture & identity in the classroom.
Provide schools with evidence-based advice to lift Māori student achievement and assist with wraparound services for students at risk of underachievement.
To foster successful partnerships with parents, whānau, hapū, iwi, communities, and businesses focused on educational success for Māori.
Assisting with communities of learning and facilitating teacher capability in Māori language, culture & identity and provide practical research & policy advice.
All students are achieving their academic potential to lead successful and productive lives as citizens who will promote healthy relationships between schools, the whānau, hapū, Iwo, communities.
Transitional support for all Māori students to feel safe and included, and able to learn as Māori
Provide a learning environment that is attractive to and supportive of Māori and facilitates their success
Whānau are engaged in Te Aō Māori and Te Aō whānui to achieve their aspirations and leading healthy lifestyles.
Whānau are self-managing and empowered leaders and therefore participating fully in society.
Whānau and families confidently participate in Te Aō Māori.
What will we do to achieve our aspirations?
Develop our understanding of barriers to potential Māori learners’ engagement in schools, higher learning and develop strategies to overcome the barriers, so we are using use appropriate networks for reaching potential students
Use Māori language and imagery in all physical and technological environments and marketing materials and publications.
Welcome, whānau involvement in the learning process and on formal occasions.
Consult Māori students on their needs and involve them in the development of the learning environment
Provide ethical practice guidelines to staff to facilitate inclusive teaching and learning
We recognise and celebrate students’ personal growth as well as academic success
We support staff to develop the skills and knowledge required to enable them to implement this strategy
We provide a Māori cantered approach to Māori student support that recognises and meets the needs of the whole learner and opportunities for face to face feedback for Māori students to leadership Teams.
How will we know we have been Successful?
Māori learner retention rates are at least equal to those of non-Māori, for all levels of Qualification.
Māori participates at each level, at least reflecting the proportion of Māori in Aotearoa.
Māori learner successful course completion rates are at least those of nonMāori, for all levels of qualification.
Tertiary education has numerous benefits. Māori with higher level qualifications is more likely to be employed and earn higher incomes.
Māori learner satisfaction rates are at least as high as those of non-Māori.
They are also more likely to live longer and have better life outcomes than Māori with only school or no qualifications.
Help Māori student’s with decisions about tertiary study
Encourage tauira, students to set academic goals • Develop regular study habits • Recognise the link between their effort and academic outcomes.
Transitions to tertiary education, early preparation for the tertiary study is really fundamental.
Things that help tauira, students:
Choosing NCEA subjects with clear links to have chosen
Fields of study
Experience sitting external exams
High expectations from parents and whānau
Combined with advice and encouragement.
Resilience in tertiary education • Resilience enables students to continue through.
Crucial transition points: from secondary to tertiary education, and beyond the first year.
Well, prepare for tertiary study
Know what they want to achieve and why they are more determined to succeed in their study
Influencing tertiary providers
Students, parents, whānau and iwi should expect tertiary providers to be responsive to their needs to improve educational and employment outcomes for Māori.
Choose their tertiary education organisation carefully
The following mentoring and pastoral care program has been developed using the latest evidence-based research and mentoring practice.
The kaupapa for the IIE education program is consistent with the objectives in Ka Hikitia:
Tiriti o Waitangi
Māori Potential Approach
Identity language and culture count
The Competencies Inspire in Education Charitable Trust's aimisto develop Māori learners who are consistent with the critical competencies in the New Zealand Curriculum:
Using language, symbols and texts
Relating to others
Participating and contributing
The Key Outcomes we are seeking from the Inspire in Education program:
Assisting with communities of learning and facilitating teacher capability in Māori language, culture & identity
Providing practical research & policy advice so that schools can access the most up to date information on what works for Māori students
All students (including those who are at risk) achieving their academic potential to lead successful and productive lives as citizens
Promoting healthy relationships between parents, whānau, hapu, iwi, communities, businesses and schools
Core services provided by Inspire in Education
The core services provided by Inspire in Education are the following:
Facilitating relationships between schools, whānau and communities
Developing authentic kaupapa-Māori approaches to learning in school
Providing professional learning and development in cultural responsiveness
How will program outcomes be measured?
Results Based Accountability™ (RBA)¹ is as an outcomes management framework that can be used by government agencies and providers to identify and work towards achieving results/outcomes for communities, whānau and clients. RBA is used in New Zealand.