Improvement in Mathematics Education:
03 The Professional Learning and Development Approach
The Massey University team describe this professional development [Hangaia Te Urupounamu Pāngarau Mō Tātou । Developing Mathematical Inquiry Communities] as a re/invention of practice.
Ko te Whare Wānanga o Massey e whakaatu ana I tēnei whakawhanaketanga Ngaio [Hangaia Te Urupounamu Pāngarau mō Tātou / Developing Mathematical Inquiry Communities] hei tīkanga mō te mahi.
Video 03: The Professional Learning and Development Approach/Ko te whakaakoranga Ngaio me te Whakawhanaketanga
Key Content/Kupu Matua
In this video Shirley Primary School Principal, Kylie Piper, describes the professional development as "the only professional development of this nature that I've ever experienced in all my years of teaching".
I roto I tēnei ataata, ko te Tumuaki o te Kura Tuatahi o Shirley, ko Kylie Piper, e whakaatu ana I te whanaketanga Ngaio, "Ko te whakawhanake ngaio anake o tēnei ahua kua kite ahau I ngā tau katoa o taku whakaako".
In December 2015, Professor Elham Kazemi, was formative quality assurer for the first year of implementation of this professional development in three Porirua East schools. In her report [PDF 165kb], Professor Kazemi concluded:
"The quality of professional education and mentorship led by Dr. Bobbie Hunter and Dr. Jodie Hunter and their team from Massey University serves as an international exemplar of the highest quality".
I te marama o Hakihea o te tau 2015, ko Ahorangi Elham Kazemi, ko te kounga taurangi mō te tau tuatahi o te whakatinanatanga o tēnei whakawhanaketanga ngaio i roto i ngā Kura o Porirua East. I roto i tāna pūrongo, i whakatau a Ahorangi Kazemi:
"Ko te kounga o te mātauranga ngaio me te hinengaro i arahina e Tākuta Bobbie Hunter me Tākuta Jodie Hunter me o rātou i te Whare Wānanga o Massey hei tohu tauira nui o te ao".
This approach to culturally responsive evidence-based mathematics education profoundly changes teacher knowledge and practice. Find out more about this high impact approach to knowledge building, in-class co-construction and mentoring from the perspective of the children, the teachers and the principal after the first year of implementation at Shirley Primary School.
Ko tēnei huarahi ki ngā taunakitanga urupare e whakaatu ana I te kaupapa pāngarau e tino rerekē ana I ngā mātauranga me ngā mahi a ngā Kaiako. Tirohia ētahi atu e pā ana ki tēnei huarahi whakahirahira ki te hanga mātauranga, ki te mahi tahi me te kaiako i roto i te akomanga mai i te tirohanga a ngā tamariki, ngā kaiako, me te tumuaki i muri i te tau tuatahi o te whakatinanatanga i te Kura Tuatahi o Shirley.