NCEA Level 2 Te Waharoa

12TEW
Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Whaea L. Yates Wright

This course is an introduction to Māori Tikanga, History and Georgraphy.  It provides Unit Standard credits towards NCEA Level 2.  The topics during the year will include the following:  Declaration of Independence, Treaty of Waitangi, Hāhi Māori, Impact of Christianity, Māori Leader, Pūrākau within Te Ao Māori and Pakiwaitara within Te Ao Māori.  Assessments will cover two open book tests, power points and essays.  In this course students have the opportunity to achieve 27 credits.

It is intended that Te Waharoa is an initiative that will address all of the following:

  • Increase student retention to Year 13.
  • Ensure students leave school with some qualification/credits towards NCEA
  • Provide a programme that will be of high interest to Māori students.
  • Extend beyond the classroom and academic achievement and provide pastoral support for students.
  • Build strong links with the students participants and their whanau
  • Support/Facilitate transition to the workplace for students.
  • Support student exploration of appropriate career pathways.


Pathway

NCEA Level 3 Te Waharoa

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$20 for local field trips


Recommended Prior Learning

TIC’s discretion


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 16047 v4 Describe the history of He Whakaputanga o te Rangatiratanga/ Declaration of the Independence of New Zealand
2
I
6
U.S. 16048 v4 Describe the development and introduction of te Tiriti o Waitangi/ the Treaty of Waitangi
2
I
5
U.S. 16054 v5 Describe the life, achievements and impact of a Māori leader
2
I
3
U.S. 16058 v5 Describe the establishment and history of a hahi Māori
2
I
4
U.S. 27126 v3 Describe, and explain the purpose of, purakau in accordance with nga korero tuku iho
2
I
3
U.S. 27127 v3 Describe, and explain the purpose of, pakiwaitara in accordance with nga korero tuku iho
2
I
3
U.S. 27128 v3 Explain the impact of Christianity on te ao Māori in accordance with nga korero tuku iho
2
I
3
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 27 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 27 credits.