WHAT ARE THE TE KEI PROGRAMME'S GOALS?
To prepare and support Māori early career academics for careers within Aotearoa New Zealand universities.
To increase Māori leadership and management capability across Aotearoa New Zealand universities.
E TŪ KI TE KEI O TE WAKA, KIA PAKIA KOE E NGA NGARU O TE WĀ.
- Apirana Mahuika
WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THIS PROGRAMME
Throughout the duration of the Te Kei Programme participants can expect to:
Develop academic and leadership skills and competencies and reflect on how to use them effectively as Māori
Increase knowledge of the higher education system, and Māori governance and management
Develop research skills and strategies for the funding environment
Build social capital through developing personal and professional networks across the New Zealand university system
Understand New Zealand’s tertiary education sector and the socio-political and economic contexts in which it operates
During the 3-day wānanga participants can expect to
Stay on the Marae
Engage and hear experiences directly from Māori academics, Māori leaders, university leaders and other tertiary sector industry experts.
Participate in facilitated discussions, career planning and self-reflectionsessions.
Connect with other programme participants and build networks with iwi and industry professionals.
Te Kei offers a blended delivery model and during the online component of the programme participants can expect to
Engage and participate in facilitated online forums and discussions.
Access a range of academic development support material.
E-connection and networking opportunities with other programme participants and industry professionals.
All participants will also gain access an Alumni network and Ngā Here Mātauranga an online indigenous global network and resource inventory developed by TeKāhui Amokura.
Who can participate in the Te Kei programme?
Selection guidelines for the Te Kei programme include:
Be an early career academic (between 1-7 years’ experience)
Must work at a New Zealand university
We encourage participants from a range of disciplinary backgrounds
Must be able to commit for the entire Te Kei programme including a 3-day residential wānanga in Wellington
Participants must provide a brief summary about how they and their organisation will benefit from the programme
Line Managers must provide a brief summary on how they intend to support the participant throughout the duration of the programme and following the programmes completion.
There is a cost per applicant to participate in the Te Kei Programme. Each New Zealand university is responsible for funding of at least 2-3 (up to 5) participants for the Te Kei programme.
The office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor or Assistant Vice-Chancellor Māori is responsible for the selection of participants.
Please speak to your university's key contact about applying for the Te Kei programme. There will be only one intake each year.
Key University Contacts - Te Kāhui Amokura
Te Kawehau Hoskins, University of Auckland
Pare Keiha, Auckland University of Technology
Sarah-Jane Tiakiwai, University of Waikato
Meihana Durie, Massey University
Rawinia Higgins, Victoria University of Wellington
Sheree Janke-Waitoa, Lincoln University
Liz Brown, University of Canterbury
Tuari Potiki, University of Otago
Professor Rawinia Higgins
TE HERENGA WAKA
VICTORIA UNIVERSITY OF WELLINGTON
Professor Pare Keiha
TE WĀNANGA ARONUI O TĀMAKI MAKAU RAU
AUCKLAND UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY
Professor Meihana Durie
TE KUNENGA KI PŪREHUROA
Dr Te Kawehau Hoskins
WAIPAPA TAUMATA RAU
UNIVERSITY OF AUCKLAND
TE WHARE WĀNANGA O WAITAHA
UNIVERSITY OF CANTERBURY
Dr Sarah-Jane Tiakiwai
UNIVERSITY OF WAIKATO
UNIVERSITY OF OTAGO