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Te Kotahitanga

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This is the homepage for the Te Kotahitanga publication series. The project sought to investigate how to improve the educational achievement of Māori students in mainstream secondary school classrooms, by talking with Māori students and other participants in their education. It was from these narratives that the rest of the Te Kotahitanga project developed.

Author(s): R.Bishop, M.Berryman, J.Wearmouth, M.Peter, S.Clapham, T.Cavanagh L.Teddy, A. Powell, S. Tiakiwai and
C. Richardson

Date Published: Various Years

An Effective Teaching Profile was developed and forms the basis of a professional development intervention.

Three phases of the project have been completed. The first phase examined the experiences of year 9 and 10 Māori students in mainstream classrooms. Student narratives identified that the quality of relationships and interactions between the teachers and Māori students was a key factor to improving student achievement. The Effective Teaching Profile was developed from student narratives and from interviews with parents, principals and teachers. Phase two builds on the findings of the first report and is explored in more depth in the Phase 3 report.

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Te Kotahitanga: Maintaining, replicating and sustaining change

Te Kotahitanga: Maintaining, replicating and sustaining change The purpose of this report is to document the outcomes of the implementation of Te Kotahitanga in Phase 3 and 4 secondary schools from 2007 to 2010. During these four years, the Phase 3 schools were in their fourth to seventh year of implementing the project in their schools. Phase 4 schools were in their first to fourth years of the programme. The project will report on whether the Phase 3 schools were able to maintain the gains they had made in teacher practices and student achievement during the first three years of the project. The report will also examine if the Phase 4 schools are following a similar pathway to the earlier group of schools (Phase 3) in their implementation of the project. The research project sought to identify the conditions necessary for the schools to sustain and embed the practices and learnings from Te Kotahitanga.

Author(s): R.Bishop, M.Berryman, J.Wearmouth, M.Peter and S.Clapham

Date Published: February 2012

Te Kotahitanga Phase 3

Te Kotahitanga Phase 3 The overall aim of this project has been to investigate how to improve the educational achievement of Māori students in mainstream secondary school classrooms.

Author(s): R.Bishop, M.Berryman, T.Cavanagh and L.Teddy

Date Published: March 2007

Te Kotahitanga Phase 2 - Towards a whole school approach

Te Kotahitanga Phase 2 - Towards a whole school approach This research project builds on the Te Kotahitanga research and professional development project. It examines what happens when the professional development project is implemented in the whole school rather than a small number of teachers in a school. Other reports can be found on the Te Kotahitanga publication home page.

Author(s): R. Bishop, M. Berryman, A. Powell and L. Teddy

Date Published: March 2007

Te Kotahitanga Phase 1

Te Kotahitanga Phase 1 This research project sought to investigate how Year 9 and 10 Maori student achievement in mainstream schools could be improved.

Author(s): R. Bishop, M. Berryman, S. Tiakiwai and C. Richardson

Date Published: 2003


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