TE TOROA TITIRO TAWHITI: Emancipation through Education
17 - 20 November, Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi, Whakatāne
PROGRAMME: Click here to view a complete list of the Abstracts of papers presented at the conference. [PDF 1.1MB] This document in copyright to NZARE. Keynote abstracts are given below.
Arnetha Ball (pictured right) - from Stanford University, Prof. Ball is a leading scholar in educational linguistics, urban education and marginalised students in trans-national contexts. Abstract Available here
Roberta (Bobbie) Hunter - has developed a system aimed at raising maths achievement in low decile schools with predominantly Pasifika students. The technique is transferable to other topics and other situations. Abstract Available here
Joce Jesson HERBISON LECTURE - made a Life Member of NZARE last year, Joce Jesson is a generous scholar, mentor and academic critic – courageously debating Aotearoa educational issues. She is a stong proponent of life-long learning and vocational learning. Abstract Available here.
Sir Sidney (Hirini) Moko Haerewa Mead is a NZ anthropologist, historian, artist, teacher, writer and prominent Māori leader. He has a long career in teaching in NZ and overseas. He was instrumental in establishing Te Whare Wananga o Awanuiārangi in Whakatane.
Abstract Available here
Bentham Ohiahas lived a life of "whānau transformation through education" and has been a servant in the Wānanga sector for the past 22 years having served at Te Wananga o Aotearoa from 1994 - 2013 and at Te Whare Wananga o Awanuiarangi for the past two years on a PhD Fellowship and a supportive hand on a number of projects. His introduction to the Wananga sector however started at Te Wananga o Raukawa in 1984 as a student of one of the first bilingual units established at Wellington High school until he was expelled and sent to boarding school at Te Aute College in 1985. The rest as they say is history!
2014 JOINT CONFERENCE WITH AARE
SPEAKING BACK THROUGH RESEARCH
30 November - 5 December 2014, Brisbane
The conference was attended by some 900 people in total, including over 150 New Zealanders.
Herbison Lecture - live streamed
Photo shows Graham Hingaroa Smith flanked by NZARE President,Liz Gordon (R)
and AARE President, Julianne Moore (L)
President's Address - click here to view a video presentation
NZARE had a stand promoting the association and its member benefits