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The Use of Te Reo Māori in ECE - References and Research


Maori singing waiataAre you looking for references to research and  articles on the use of te reo Maori in early childcare and education settings?  Below is a list to help you with your search.


Heta-Lensen, Y., & Dunham, N. (2013). Becoming cognisant of research informed by kaupapa Māori in early childhood education: Issues and contexts. NZ Research in Early Childhood Education Journal, 16, 1 - 14.  http://www.childforum.com/research/research-journal-articles-reviewed-ece/volume-16/1138-action-research-kaupapa-maori.html


Bicultural Meanings: What do Practitioners Say? by Chris Jenkin, Vol. 12, 2009, NZRECE Journal. http://www.childforum.com/research/research-journal-articles-reviewed-ece/52-volume-12.html


Bio of Elizabeth Pakai http://www.childforum.com/research/bios-of-inspiring-people-a-career-options/734-elizabeth-pakai-national-manager-nga-whare-whariki-kohungahunga-and-advocate-of-bilingual-and-bicultural-education.html


Education Review Office (2012) report, Partnership with Whānau Māori in Early Childhood Services, https://www.childforum.com/news-early-childhood-education-latest/720-ero-2012-report-highlights-lack-of-true-partnership-with-mori-families-in-early-childhood-education.html


Ko Tau Rourou Ko Taku Rourou ā Kua Mārama Shared Understandings and Reflection on Wairua.  Written by Ngaroma Williams and Michelle Anderson with peer-review by Dr Mere Skerrett. https://www.childforum.com/education/teaching-learning-curriculum/curriculum/565-ko-tau-rourou-ko-taku-rourou-kua-mrama-shared-understandings-and-reflection-on-wairua.html


An Authentic Version of the Concept of Tuakana-Teina dictated by Whakapapa. Written by Ngaroma Williams.  https://www.childforum.com/education/teaching-learning-curriculum/curriculum/55-an-authentic-version-of-the-concept-of-tuakana-teina-dictated-by-whakapapa.html


Matariki  https://www.childforum.com/education/celebrating-culturalreligious/334-matariki-celebrating-the-maori-new-year.html


Help Children Develop a Love for Learning Languages from a Young Age - An article on the value of this.  https://www.childforum.com/education/teaching-learning-curriculum/play-activities/355-learning-languages.html


Using Te Reo Maori in Practice: A Standard for all Students Graduating from Teacher Training.  An article by Melanie Wong. https://www.childforum.com/education/professionalism-working-conditions-career-development/professional-development/281-speaking-te-reo-maori.html

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