October 22, 2020
Teachers trained to use more reo in schools
The Ministry of Education is looking for providers to help roll out a nationwide programme to increase the te reo Māori capability of the education workforce.
Secretary for Education Iona Holsted says Te Ahu o te Reo Māori aims to grow a workforce that can integrate te reo Māori into all schools.
She says it is vital te reo Māori me ngā tikanga are integrated into the DNA of the education system, but it will take time.
Proposals are being sought from providers with the knowledge, expertise and networks to build the capability of early childhood centres, kōhanga reo, puna reo, school, kura, secondary school and wharekura kaiako, leaders and support staff to use te reo Māori confidently in their sites and classrooms across Aotearoa.
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