Faculty of Education and Social Work

Māori Education in the Liberal Arts programme

Bicultural and Multicultural Issues in Education

Education is an exciting cross-disciplinary field that engages educational questions from diverse perspectives.

Through study of bicultural and multicultural issues in education you can explore a range of courses that take an education focus to core disciplines such as sociology, history, Māori and Indigenous studies.

You will develop critical, varied and comprehensive knowledge and skills with wide application to areas of diversity, culture and ethnicity.

Te Puna Wānanga, the School of Maori Education, offers the following Education courses within the Bachelor of Arts in the areas of bicultural and multicultural education:

Stage l
EDUC 114 Introduction to Māori Education

Stage ll
EDUC 211 Schooling Ethnic Diversity

Stage lll
EDUC 360 Treaty Politics in Education

For more information about Te Puna Wānanga and to read profiles of the course lecturers visit the Te Puna Wānanga website.

Ko te manu e kai ana i te miro, nōna te ngahere,
Ko te manu e kai ana i te mātauranga, nōna te ao

The bird that partakes of the miro berry reigns in the forest.
The bird that partakes of the power of knowledge has access to the world.

Other courses around this theme that you may be interested in:
EDUC 322 Re-thinking Pasifika Education
EDUC 213 Education and Social Justice


Visit the Education in the Liberal Arts page for more information.


For academic guidance on Māori Education courses in the Bachelor of Arts, contact: