Mrs Tania Cliffe-Tautari
PhD Candidate, MEd (1st Class Hons), PG DipEd (Dist), Grad DipT (Secondary), BA
E rere atu ngā tai o mihi ki a koutou katoa.
Ko Te Arawa, Ngāi Tahu, Ngāti Raukawa te āu ki te Tonga ngā iwi.
Tania (Te Arawa, Ngāi Tahu, Ngāti Raukawa) lives in Te Tai Tokerau and is a Professional Teaching Fellow at The University of Auckland Tai Tokerau Campus in Whangarei. Tania comes with over 15 years teaching and management experience in working with children and young people in bilingual, special education (secondary) and secure residences (including youth justice and care and protection). She has worked in the education system in both New Zealand and the United Kingdom.
Research | Current
As a Doctoral Candidate at the University of Auckland, Tania is currently completing a PhD about Māori young people involved in the New Zealand court system for reasons associated with their offending. Her PhD specifically investigates 'how cultural identity can strengthen resilience in Māori youth who offend'.
Teaching | Current
EDPROFM 101: Te Reo Māori 1
EDPROFM 209: Te Whiringa Pūmau o Te Reo
EDPROFST 214: Assessment for Learning and Teaching
EDPROFM 214: Te Aromatawai mō te Ako me te Whakaako
10F: Te Pū: Tertiary Foundation Certificate (TFC)
EDCURRM 106: Tikanga ā Iwi: He Whakatakinga
EDUC 106: History of Education and Society
EDPROFM 309: Te Pae Tāwhiti Kia Tata
EDCURRM 304: Tū Tangata
EDCURRM 301: Teaching & Te Reo Māori
EDUC787: Researching Māori Education (Guest Lecturer)
Main Supervisor: Associate Professor Melinda Webber
Co-Supervisor: Professor Cindy Kiro
The University of Auckland Doctoral Scholarship (2016-2019)
Ministry of Education Study Award - Master of Education (2013)
Site Co-ordinator for MAI ki Te Tai Tokerau Māori and Indigenous Doctoral Student Network
Current Full Teacher Registration (2020-2023)