Best Practices for Culture and Heritage Education in Aotearoa New Zealand
Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
  • Start Date: 25 Jul, 2022
  • 6 weeks
  • Study Content: Videos

Explore teaching and learning strategies to improve education beyond the classroom, particularly in culture and heritage settings.

Course Fee: Free
Certificate Cost: See Fees and Eligibility

Course Description

This course is made available through the eLearnAfrica and FutureLearn partnership.

Develop reflective practice techniques and teaching strategies

Teaching in the culture and heritage sector in Aotearoa New Zealand can differ widely depending on the setting.

On this six-week course, you’ll examine reflective practices within teaching and learning frameworks. You’ll devise strategies for best practices in education beyond the classroom.

Create inclusive education environments and learning programs

Having taken a deep dive into reflective practices, you’ll move on to examine effective program design, creating accessible, inclusive, and diverse learning programs.

Using this knowledge, you’ll be able to assess the impact of your current educational provision and identify areas for improvement.

Improve collaborative school and community engagement

Collaboration can enrich learning experiences both for providers and learners.

You’ll discuss the value of collaboration and explore methods to establish effective partnerships with schools, external partners, and within your organisation itself.

By doing so, you’ll be able to design learning programs that are rich, meaningful, and effective for all learners.

Expand your understanding of educational policies, from child protection to health and safety

Any new best practices should be underpinned by a thorough understanding of the legislation and policies surrounding culture and heritage education.

You’ll explore child protection, health and safety, and monitoring and reporting. With this overview, you can ensure that effective procedures are followed within your learning frameworks.

By the end of this course, you’ll have a firm understanding of educational best practices within culture and heritage settings. You’ll have developed reflective skills, allowing you to adapt past activities and improve learner outcomes moving forward.

This course is designed for educators in Aotearoa New Zealand who work in settings beyond the classroom. Learners should have at least one year’s experience as an educator outside of standard classroom settings.

Certificate cost may vary. You will be redirected to the host page for cost and payment options.

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

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