Mālō nī, Kia orana, Talofa lava, Mālō e lelei, Fakaalofa lahi atu
Welcome to Tapasā
Your voyage starts here
Tapasā seeks to guide and support teachers and Pacific learners, their parents, and families towards their ‘destination’ – a shared vision and aspiration of educational achievement and success for Pacific learners. This diagram outlines the steps to understanding the main principles of Tapasā under the three competencies or Turu.
Tapasā and your learners
Key messages from Tapasā, and links to the curriculum and codes of practice.
Reflection and discussion
A PLD workbook to guide you through an exploration of Pacific values and your learning environment.
Stories of effective Pacific pedagogies
Where am I?
Stories that explore the way culture, identity and language are linked, and how this can change your learning environment and practice.
Ways in which successful relationships with communities help Pacific students to flourish.
Parent and whānau engagement
Stories of successful engagement, and tips for your learning centre.
Knowing and sharing your own identity as a teacher
Understanding your own identity means you are more likely to try and understand the identities of others. In this video, Sojung Yoon discusses his own cultural identity and life experiences and reflects on how this impacts his practice as a teacher.