Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome

    • Overview

    • How to use this course

    • Before we begin...

    • My Vantage Point: Dr David Lakisa

    • What lived experiences have shaped your 'vantage point' or view on differentiated learning?

  • 2

    Pacific Islander and Māori Cultural Knowledge, Perceptions and Expectations

    • A Contemporary Snapshot: Framing the Pacific

    • Mana: Pacific Status or Prestige

    • A Brief Pacific History: An Interactive Timeline

    • Key Historical Events

    • Cultural Practices and Protocols | Pacific Viewpoints and Experiences

  • 3

    Challenges and Opportunities in Teaching and Learning

    • What challenges and opportunities have you witnessed or known of in your teaching profession with Pacific learners?

    • My Personal Experience

  • 4

    Engaging Pacific Islander and Māori Learners: Australian Education Guidelines

    • Introduction

    • Create Culturally Safe and Supportive Spaces (Professional Knowledge)

    • Acknowledge the Australian Context (Professional Practice)

    • Use Evidence-based Practices (Professional Engagement)

    • Resource Download

    • Review of Engagement Strategies

  • 5

    Case Studies

    • Case Studies: Pacific Islander and Māori Learners

    • TJ - Year 10

    • Mele - Year 12

    • Sione - Year 10

    • Sina - Year 4

    • Colleague A

    • Colleague B

  • 6

    Next Steps

    • Congratulations! Here's what's next...