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Te Reo Maori Title Te Tipuranga o te Mokopuna (Kaupae 5)
Qualification Title New Zealand Diploma in a Maori World View of Early Learning (Level 5)
Matauranga Maori Qualification

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Qualification Type Diploma
Level 5
Credits 120
Subject Area
  • Society and Culture » Human Welfare Studies and Services » Nannying and Early Childhood Care
Strategic Purpose Statement
This qualification is intended for people who wish to pursue a career in early learning education and training based on mātauranga Māori.
Graduates of this qualification will be able to independently apply knowledge of Māori philosophies and theories of early learning education in a range of early learning contexts.

This qualification does not lead to teacher registration, but it may provide opportunities for graduates, under specified criteria, to progress to a Level 7 ECE initial teacher education qualification.
Graduate profile
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

- Use complex operational and technical reo structures and tikanga practices in daily activities to communicate and interact with mokopuna and whānau as an expression of mana reo.
- Review, assess, and evaluate curriculum activities appropriate in providing a quality program of teaching and learning from a Māori worldview for mokopuna and whānau as an expression of whakamana and te pono me te tika.
- Critically reflect on self, others and learning programme performance grounded in mātauranga Māori values, as an expression of rangatiratanga.
- Develop and maintain relationships and implement communication strategies to address and support the learning and development needs of mokopuna as an expression of whanaungatanga and kotahitanga.
Education pathways
Graduates who complete this qualification may undertake further study towards:
- Te Rangatiratanga o te Mokopuna (Kaupae 6) [Ref: 2858] New Zealand Certificate in Māori World View of Early (Level 5)
- New Zealand Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care (Level 6) [Ref: 2852]
Entry Requirements
Academic
Learners enrolling are expected to have a minimum of 4 years secondary schooling (final year equivalent to Year 12), relevant NCEA credits at Level 2, and show potential to study at Level 5 with adequate literacy and numeracy skills.
Alternatively, learners enrolling are recommended to hold one of the following qualifications, or equivalent knowledge, skills and experience:
- Te Mana o Te Mokopuna (Kaupae 3) [Ref: 2855];
- Te Puawaitanga o Te Mokopuna (Kaupae 4) [Ref: 2856].
Language Proficiency
NZQF Level 3 Proficiency of Te Reo Māori or equivalent is required for this qualification.
Safety checks
Completion of this qualification requires practical experience within an early learning setting. These placements will require the candidate to pass a safety check consistent with the requirements of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014.
For more information on the Vulnerable Children Act 2014, safety checking regulations and guidelines see here.
Education Organisation No organisations currently offer this qualification.
Developed By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 2857
Status Current
Created February 2016
Next Review December 2025

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