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  1. Appendix 4: Glossary

    Te Reo Māori English meaning Ako Both children and adults are learners and teachers Haka Māori ceremonial dance Hapū Subtribe, kinship group Hui forum for discussion which is underpinned by Māori values Iwi Wider kinship group Kai Food, to eat Karakia Prayer, grace, incantations Kaumātua Adult elder (usually male) Kuia Adult elder (female) Manaakitanga kindness, caring Marae Tribal gathering place where ceremonial events are held and issues are...

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  2. Sufficiency of resourcing and supportive infrastructure

    Coordination of resources and the provision of a supportive infrastructure are critical leadership responsibilities in a Community of Learning | Kāhui Ako. While the operational activities of communities need appropriate resourcing, the resources that matter most are those that create the conditions for effective collaboration. Above all, collaboration needs to be resourced with time.It takes expert leadership and facilitation skills to develop trust relationships in a group of self-managing...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/communities-of-learning-kahui-ako-collaboration-to-improve-learner-outcomes/sufficiency-of-resourcing-and-supportive-infrastructure/

  3. Improving learner outcomes

    The research on the power of collaborative cultures to get results has been accumulating over 40 years. It points to the power of social capital – the agency and impact of strong and effective groups – to improve student learning.28 In the context of the Communities of Learning | Kāhui Ako initiative, the primary purpose of collaboration is to improve student outcomes. To achieve equitable outcomes for those who have been under-served by the system, particularly Māori and Pacific students...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/communities-of-learning-kahui-ako-collaboration-to-improve-learner-outcomes/improving-learner-outcomes/