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Te Hiringa i Te Mahara: The power of the mind: Evaluation report

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:

  1. Demonstrable reduction in workload-related stress experienced by Mäori secondary teachers who have participated in Te Hiringa i Te Mahara.
  2. Positive changes in the way Mäori secondary teachers view themselves and their capabilities.
  3. Building professional capability of Mäori secondary teachers.
  4. Better teaching practice outcomes (directly and indirectly) attributable to Mäori secondary teachers participating in Te Hiringa i Te Mahara interventions.
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Research report
NZCER, for Gardner and Parata Ltd, for the Ministry of Education
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Maria Maniapoto
Pauline Waiti