Te Weu: Foundation of Treaty-Based Practice

    Course details

    • Code: SSSW.6204
    • Fee: $716*
    • Level: 6
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
    • Subject: Social Work
Study optionsFull-time
Time in class60 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)Semester 2
LocationRotorua (Mokoia)

Course Aim

The aim of this course is to develop students' personal analysis of colonisation and how this process impacted on Māori society. Students will consider this learning in relation to their developing Social Practice in Aotearoa while expanding their own Māori cultural learning. Māori language and cultural practices are embedded within the module.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. analyse Imperialism and Colonisation as oppressive processes on Iwi and Hapu in the settlement and contemporary history of Aotearoa/New Zealand;
  2. explore historical and contemporary Kaupapa Māori initiatives, in response to the settlement history of Aotearoa/New Zealand;
  3. compare own identity to other Tiriti/Treaty partner identity, analysing commonalities and differences;
  4. examine and apply Māori models of engagement;
  5. examine government responses to social movement activities related to the Tiriti/Treaty; and
  6. develop a workshop utilising knowledge of Māori language and cultural practices within a Māori social setting.

*Course cost/fee: Indicative standard fee for New Zealand residents only. Fees for non-New Zealand residents will vary, visit the Programmes and Tuition Fees for International Students information page.

*Course cost/fee last updated 13-Dec-2016

Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017