Te Hiringa i Te Mahara is a professional development programme for Mäori secondary teachers. The aim of this research was to evaluate the contribution of Te Hiringa i Te Mahara to the following four objectives:
- Demonstrable reduction in workload-related stress experienced by Mäori secondary teachers who have participated in Te Hiringa i Te Mahara.
- Positive changes in the way Mäori secondary teachers view themselves and their capabilities.
- Building professional capability of Mäori secondary teachers.
- Better teaching practice outcomes (directly and indirectly) attributable to Mäori secondary teachers participating in Te Hiringa i Te Mahara interventions.