How we work
Action the concepts that bind Pasifika world views – Talanoa, Teu le Va
Deepening personal beliefs; exploring conscious and unconscious bias; growing understandings and value of Pasifika world views; growing effective pedagogy to engage and grow successful Pasifika learners in our schools.
Strengthening leadership and strategic design – behaving strategically to improve outcomes for Pasifika learners – deliberate leadership in culturally sustaining learning environments.
Privileging culture, language and identity – recognising and valuing diversity, identifying strengths and removing barriers to learners' heritage languages.
Strengthening Pasifika engagement and valuing Pasifika/Pacific communities.
Enabling linguistically and culturally sustaining practices.
Strengthening the capability of school leaders to improve outcomes for Pasifika learners and contribute to linguistically and culturally sustainable practices across Aotearoa New Zealand.
To facilitate authentic and culturally responsive contextual experiences to engage Tautai in deep discussion leading to actions that will improve outcomes for Pasifika learners, and contribute to linguistically and culturally sustainable practices.
Tautai is a waka/va’a captain, wayfinder, or navigator who is able to sail through deep-sea weather conditions beyond the horizon, with no land in sight. Tautai read the signs to know their place of origin, where they are positioned, and where they are sailing to. Tautai bring people together, and draw on their collective strengths to achieve agreed goals for the expedition.