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Tapasā Resources

Download the Quality Practice Template – Cross Sector Examples for a QPT using a Tapasā lens

 

VIDEO: TAPASĀ SUPPORTS TEACHERS’ COLLABORATION

Hear about how Tapasā offers a Pacific learner lens on Our Code, Our Standards. Caro and Ambrose discuss how Tapasā supports collaboration between teachers to enhance learning experiences.

Conversation starters: 

Important links:

·       What current opportunities do we have in our setting for teachers to collaborate in their practice?

·       How could we use Tapasā to enhance our collaborative practice in a way that would benefit our Pacific learners?

·       How would we know if effective collaboration was making a difference for our learners?

Tapasā – Turu 3

Code of Professional Responsibility through the lens of Tapasā 

Standards – Learning-focused culture and teaching

VIDEO: OUR RELATIONAL PAST, OUR RECIPROCAL FUTURE

How does Tapasā support us to recognise who we are, where we have come from and have the courage to fully participate in the learning journey? You will also hear how Te Tiriti o Waitangi provides the foundation for this engagement.

Conversation starters:

Important links:

·       How do we know our setting is welcoming to all?

·       What could we do to further our understanding of what is needed to encourage full participation?

Tapasā – Turu 1 and Turu 3

Code of Professional Responsibility through the lens of Tapasā 

Standards – Te Tiriti o Waitangi Partnership, Professional Relationships and Learning-focused culture

VIDEO: NAVIGATING DIVERSITY IN ECE

This video discusses how Tapasā acts as a compass for everyone – not just Pacific learners. You will hear Jenny talk about positioning herself as a learner as she engages with her tamariki.

Conversation starters:

Important links:

·       Are there opportunities in your teaching practice that foster learning partnership?

·       How could Tapasā be used to support strength based practices that recognise diverse ways of knowing?

Tapasā – Turu 3

Code of Professional Responsibility through the lens of Tapasā 

Standards – Design for learning and teaching 

VIDEO: TAPASĀ IS FOR EVERYONE

This video reminds us of the incredible diversity of the Pacific nations. Tapasā is for all teachers and assists us to see how we can all support the learning and wellbeing of our Pacific students.

Conversation starters:

Important links:

·       Leitu points out that Pacific teachers are not neccessarily experts on all Pacific nations. How could Tapasā help us to build the knowledge needed to connect with the diversity of Pacific learners?

·       What happens in your setting to support collective responsibility for Pacific learners’ wellbeing?

Tapasā – Turu 1

Code of Professional Responsibility through the lens of Tapasā 

Standards – Te Tiriti o Waitangi partnership and Professional relationships