Mokai Patea Curriculum
The Board of Trustees has a Community Goal to enhance the partnership between the School, whanau, families, and the wider community. Over a period of many years the Iwi of Mokai Patea have developed an Education Strategy.
The vision of this strategy is "Mokai Patea enjoying educational success as Mokai Patea” through his/her (the learners) language, culture, and identity.
The School Values – Rangatiratanga, Whanaungatanga, Wairuatanga, and Manaakitanga - are encompassed within the School, and the Mokai Patea Education Strategy, to create a strong Mokai Patea Learner.
Four Maori values, which align with the NZ Curriculums Key Competencies, are being developed school-wide. They are competencies which empower our 21st Century Learners. These are the values of Manaakitanga, Rangatiratanga, Whanaungatanga and Wairuatanga.
THE ACTIONS THAT INCREASE OR ENHANCE POWER, VALUE AND RESPECT
Participating and Contributing
We are born with our own mana and are the only ones that can decrease what we have.
How you relate to others and how others feel about working with you. Making others feel good about themselves, acknowledging their qualities and actions.
THE ACTIONS THAT BIND A GROUP TOGETHER
Increase your leadership opportunities
Behaving appropriately towards others
THE ACTIONS THAT SHOW THE OTHER SIDE OF YOU, YOUR REFLECTION IN THE WATER
Reflection, being able to understand your strengths and weaknesses.
To set goals around improving yourself and to make the necessary changes.
THE ACTIONS THAT CONNECT AS A TEAM (Whanau)
Relating to Others
Your roles and responsibilities within a group
Working together towards a common goal
Team work, team approach