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Pasifika Education Plan & e-learning

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Started by Nathaniel Louwrens 19 Jun 2014 2:00pm () Replies (3)

Kia orana, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Mālō e lelei, Tālofa lava, Talofa ni, Ni sa bula vinaka.

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The vision of the Pasifika Education Plan 2013-2017 (PEP) is to see

Five out of five Pasifika learners participating, engaging and achieving in education, secure in their identities, languages and cultures and contributing fully to Aotearoa New Zealand’s social, cultural and economic wellbeing (p. 3).

To achieve this high goal, it is recognised within the plan that personalised learning is critical. For Pasifika students this not only means putting the learner at the centre of the plan but also their family and community. This allows for the each Pasifika culture to be recognised and given a voice in the education of the learner.


So where do I start?

Pasifika Education Plan 2013-2017: What does this mean for your school?

In thiimages short presentation, Manu Faaea-Semeatu—Pasifika Learning with Digital Technologies Facilitator with Te Toi Tupu—discusses what the PEP means for your school. She outlines the key parts of the PEP and how you can use it as part of your strategic planning in order to give every Pasifika student success in learning.


How can I support Pasifika students through e-learning?

Have a look at the Enabling E-learning page on Enhancing Pasifika achievement through e-learning. Here you will find links to a range of further resources and research into increasing achievement of Pasifika learners including:

  • using inquiry to engage Pasifika students and

  • effective teaching for Pasifika learners.

You might also like to join and contribute to the following groups in the VLN:


Join the discussion

You are invited to share below:

  • Your ideas and experiences of how you have engaged with Pasifika students through digital technologies.

  • How have you or your school used the Pasifika Education Plan to increase the achievement of Pasifika students?

  • Any questions you might have as to how e-learning can be used to increase Pasifika student achievement.

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