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Project Kāmehameha - A summary of research to inform design and delivery of career resources for Māori

Author: Careers New Zealand

Organisation: Careers New Zealand

Published: March 2016

Country: New Zealand

Research type: Case study, Report.

Project Kāmehameha is a research programme that will be used to drive the development of digital tools and resources to respond to the changing career needs of rangatahi Māori. In particular the research will strengthen pathways for Māori learners through the improvement of digital tools and resources for rangatahi, whānau and teachers.This report summarises the three pieces of research undertaken by Project Kāmehameha: (1) an in depth focus group research project undertaken with in-classroom kaiako/teachers (in both Māori medium and mainstream schools), rangatahi in Years 7 to 13 and whānau/family who influence young Māori; (2) a review of our current resources; (3) a survey of rangatahi attending the Ngā Manu Kōrero speech competition and the Te Matatini kapa haka competitions.