There are calls to make te reo Maori a core study subject in schools so “green shoots” of its increased use by children can be nurtured. It comes after a New Zealand Council for Educational Research study found Christchurch, Taranaki and west and South Auckland kids were again using the language more often at home and in whānau places.
The Green Party is welcoming the release of a new NZCER report on te reo Māori revitalisation that recommends universal te reo in all schools, and is calling on Nikki Kaye to release a plan to build teacher capacity so it can be achieved.
NZEI Te Riu Roa has welcomed a new report that outlines a plan for Te Reo Māori to become a core curriculum subject.
The report calls for a fairer way to measure schools’ success, and ways to improve teacher performance.
Education Minister Nikki Kaye says including digital learning and computer coding as part of the school curriculum wont come at the expense of other core subjects. This week Nikki Kaye announced a $40m package aimed at updating the school curriculum …