- Two days, 9.00am - 3.00pm
- 16-17 March 2022
6-7 July 2022
20-21 September 2022
4-5 October 2022
Dunedin1 February 2021
Dunedin3 November 2021
Dunedin16 March 2021
Dunedin7 July 2021
Dunedin14 September 2021
Examine the Treaty of Waitangi's historical and modern relevance to our society and apply the Treaty articles to your professional practice.
This workshop, a combination of real time and online learning, aims to provide an environment in which people can explore Te Tiriti o Waitangi/Treaty of Waitangi and its implications in a non-confrontational, participatory process. This learning framework enables participants to understand the historical context of Te Tiriti as well as the contemporary debate and its relevance.
Upon completion, you will be able to articulate the historical, social, political and economic aspects of Te Tiriti o Waitangi/Treaty of Waitangi along with its contemporary effects as it applies to specific geographic regions.
- Open entry.
If you have not previously enrolled in an Otago Polytechnic programme, you will need to provide proof of identity and proof of residency (where appropriate).
There are a maximum number of spaces available for each workshop so if the course date you request is full, you will be invited to attend the next available workshop.
You will study
This course will cover the following:
- Cultural identity and cultural diversity
- Pre-Treaty: The New Zealand historical context
- Pre-Treaty: The Māori context
- The Treaty: Issues leading up to and surrounding its signing
- Post-Treaty context and colonisation
- Kai Tahu as Mana Whenua
- Contemporary Treaty issues
- Application to own professional and occupational practice.
This course comprises of pre-reading material and online resources which are all provided through our Moodle learning platform. You will complete a workbook (four tasks to complete) during your learning, which you will submit to achieve an Otago Polytechnic micro-credential.
What can I study next?
After attending this workshop, and achieving your micro-credential, you'll be in a great position to apply for our Certificate in Bicultural Competency (Level 4) as you will already have 10 out of the 30 credits required.