Ngā Whiri Kawe

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dc.contributor.author Dunphy, C en
dc.contributor.author Hema, G en
dc.contributor.author Collings, Melanie en
dc.coverage.spatial Waiariki Institute of Technology en
dc.date.accessioned 2012-04-05T02:57:27Z en
dc.date.issued 2010-10-05 en
dc.identifier.citation Te Toi Tauira mo Te Matariki, Waiariki Institute of Technology, 05 Oct 2010 - 07 Oct 2010. The Authors. 05 Oct 2010 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/16842 en
dc.description.abstract Tuākana enhances the learning environment for Maori and Pasifika students at the University of Auckland, through a mix of tutoring and mentoring. Each Tuākana-affiliated program has been contextualised to meet the needs of the individual faculties and departments. The role of Tuākana is to complement the university environment for Māori and Pacific students. Ako (reciprocity) is one of the key values underlying Tuākana and is essentially about an older more experienced student (tuākana) assisting a younger less experienced student (teina) to enhance their academic success at the UoA. Both the tuākana and teina gain from the experience. With regard to the theme of this conference, mokomokorea, the reciprocal nature of Tuākana sees tutors and mentors leaving a mark on their teina thus better preparing teina to leave their mark on the world. This paper will discuss how Tuākana has been effective for Māori and Pasifika students, discuss the values underlying Tuākana and identify how Tuākana contributes to Māori and Pasifika students enjoying success as Māori and Pasifika students. A case study of Tuākana in Biological Sciences will also be presented. en
dc.description.uri http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA1010/S00052/te-toi-tauira-mo-te-matariki-2010.htm en
dc.publisher The Authors en
dc.relation.ispartof Te Toi Tauira mo Te Matariki en
dc.rights.uri https://researchspace.auckland.ac.nz/docs/uoa-docs/rights.htm en
dc.title Ngā Whiri Kawe en
dc.type Presentation en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: The Authors en
pubs.finish-date 2010-10-07 en
pubs.start-date 2010-10-05 en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/RestrictedAccess en
pubs.subtype Conference Oral Presentation en
pubs.elements-id 180645 en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2010-11-22 en


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