Pasifika strategies for success workshop 1: Understand and engage your Pasifika Learners

Who should attend

Teachers who work with Pasifika learners from early childhood to adult education, for example:

  • Tertiary teachers with Pasifika learners
  • Secondary or primary school teachers with Pasifika learners
  • Industry or corporate training facilitators with Pasifika staff/employees
  • Teachers who speak Pasifika languages who want to teach the language (TS 3)

Course highlights

This course is focused on providing creative ways for teachers to connect with Pasifika learners to enable them to engage more in classroom/online learning environments by becoming culturally responsive to their learning needs and supporting Pasifika learners in developing a life-long passion for learning.

Key facts

Next Start Date February, April, July, October or by negotiation
Duration This course is facilitated as 2 day workshops by negotiation.
Level 6
Study location(s) MIT Ōtara or own location
Study method Block courses
Domestic fees $500 (approx.)
Course code MN1009 905.628

Course structure

  • The differences between Pasifika communities
  • Island born/New Zealand born
  • Relationships between teachers and learners matter
  • Engagement and participation
  • Culturally responsive learning contexts.

Information is correct as at 21 April 2022. The fee quoted is an indicative short course fee. You will be advised of the current fees at the time of enrolment. Short courses stated as eligible for free study in 2022 are based on the 2021 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2022. International Students holding an appropriate visa may enrol on this course. All short course fees are in New Zealand Dollars and inclusive of GST. Manukau Institute of Technology reserves the right to cancel or postpone a course with insufficient enrolments or for any other reason where cancellation is necessary before the course is planned to start. Manukau Institute of Technology Limited is accredited under the provisions of the Education and Training Act 2020.