Parents more likely to enrol children in kaupapa Māori education – 2013: E tipu e rea [kia puawai]

Ka nui te tūpono ka whakauru ngā mātua i ā rātou tamariki ki te mātauranga kaupapa Māori – 2013: Ka ārohi a E tipu e rea [kia puāwai] i ngā āhuatanga o ngā mātua Māori ko te tikanga ka tono i ā rātou tamariki ki ngā kura kaupapa Māori kuraina ai.

Parents more likely to enrol children in kaupapa Māori education – 2013: E tipu e rea [kia puawai] examines the characteristics of Māori parents who were more likely to send their children to kaupapa Māori education.

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Date of last publication
Sep 2017

Key Results

  • Parents who had attended kaupapa Māori education themselves were more likely to enrol their child.
  • Child enrolment in kaupapa Māori education was most strongly associated with parents speaking te reo at home and with them having a ‘fairly well or better’ proficiency in te reo.
  • Parents placing a high level of importance on culture were more likely to enrol their child.
  • Lower socio-economic parents were more likely to enrol their child in kaupapa Māori education.

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