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 October 2019. Programme fees are based on a full-time student and may vary depending on your final selection of courses that make up your programme. To provide you with an indication of costs, the approximate fees quoted in this publication are based on the indicative 2020 fee structure. The indicative programme fees for 2020 do not include the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF). The CSSF is an additional levy to your 2020 programme or course fees. Further information about the CSSF can be found here Programmes stated as eligible for free study in 2020 are based on the 2019 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2020. All fees are in New Zealand Dollars. You will be advised of the current fees at the time of enrolment. All courses and programmes will proceed subject to numbers and academic approval. Manukau Institute of Technology is accredited under the provisions of the Education Act 1989. International students must study in class and will not be able to enrol for online study options.