The Pakeha Response to Kohanga Reo



An address to early childhood educators raising radical questions related to the development and delivery of bicultural and bilingual (and indeed multi-cultural and multi-lingual) early childhood education. The speech challenges the cultural hegemony and myths related to access to education, discusses the potential empowering role of Kohanga Reo, and the Pakeha institutional responses.

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Primary author: Irwin, Kathie

Author biography: Māori

Publisher: Unknown

Publication format: Speech, Essay

Publication date: C1989

Publication place: Unknown

Publication availability: Yes

Publication location: Treaty Resource Centre

Content type: Models

Tikanga Māori: Te reo Māori

Sector: Education – early childhood

Culture related topics: Multi-cultural, Bi-cultural

General related topics: How to teach

Historical period: 20th

Resources: Culture