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Ruia – Reviewing your school–whānau partnerships

This interactive tool is part of the Ruia School–Whānau Partnership resource. It will help school leaders to examine their partnerships with whānau.

He Kākano culturally responsive leadership model

This tool was developed as part of the He Kākano initiative. It supports school leaders in developing a culturally responsive leadership model.

He Kākano culturally responsive leadership model and framework summary

This is another tool developed as part of the He Kākano initiative. It is a framework model for developing culturally responsive leadership.

Meeting the needs of Māori within mainstream education

This report from a school principal identifies the issues school leaders need to address to support students' identity, language and culture.

Place-Based Education: Catering for Curriculum, Culture and Community

Educator Wally Penetito explores the role of “place-based” education in New Zealand to cater for the curriculum, culture and community

Realising Māori student potential

This 2012 paper from secondary school principal Michael McMenamin describes the initiatives and outcomes for Māori students at four secondary schools.

This is a Ministry of Education initiative

Building a world-leading education system that equips all New Zealanders with the knowledge, skills, and values to be successful citizens in the 21st century.