Burnside High School Burnside High School

NCEA Level 2 Te Reo Māori

Course Description Recommended Prior Learning

12 credits at NCEA Level 1 Te Reo Māori, or HOD approval

This is a literacy approved course.

The Level 2 Te Reo Māori course is designed to advance the student in the areas studied at NCEA Level 1. It comprises written Māori, spoken Māori and Māori culture. The course will be assessed by means of the following assessments: reading, writing, listening, speaking (and creative writing optional). The learning of more advanced grammar and vocabulary will ensure that the student has the necessary knowledge to attempt, with confidence, the NCEA Level 3 Māori examination in the following year. Additional credits may be available for some students, due to the school policy of 18-22 credits are to be studied per subject.

Language training teaches problem solving skills that are in demand. Language-trained people can be found heading research units in Treasury, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, in various sections of Internal and Foreign Affairs, in all fields of the media, in teaching, commerce, medicine and law. Experience of Taha Māori can enhance the likelihood of employment in a government department. Māori language adds to the versatility of a job seeker.

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NCEA Level 3 Te Reo Māori

Continued learning of Te Reo Māori enables you to work in any government sector, for iwi and in advisory roles. Te Reo Māori is a unique and vital part of Aotearoa's heritage.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

There may be a cost for Manu Kōrero and field trips.