HUI TAUMATA MATAURANGA 2003 “Learning at the heart of the future of our mokopuna.” Louisa Wall Ngati Tutemohuta, Ngati Hineuru nga Hapu o Ngati Tuwharetoa 8 March 2003 [email protected] Education Experience. Personal History Environment – exception not the rule
Primary Secondary Total %
Decile 1-3 58,279 16,703 74,982 49
Decile 4-7 32,241 18,846 51,087 34
Decile 8-10 10,155 5,524 15,679 10
Other Education 10,808 7
Kura Kaupapa Maori 5,401 3.5
Professor Dame Anne Salmond and
Professor John Hattie, University of Auckland
What is the purpose of education?
If the Paternalistic relationship endures
it is still Pakeha who make the decisions about what is best for Maori, then what is the pathway, the Poutama, toward Maori making decisions for Maori to benefit All New Zealanders?
“Education can never be reduced to a mere economic output. It has the potential to transform the lives of individuals and whole communities. Its focus must be broad and empowering not narrow and confining.” (Prime Minister Helen Clark, TEC launch, 13 February 2003)