Graduating Teacher Standards: Aotearoa New Zealand These standards recognise that the Treaty of Waitangi extends equal status and rights to Māori and Pākehā alike. Graduates entering the profession will understand the critical role teachers play in enabling the educational achievement of all learners. Professional Knowledge
Standard One: Graduating Teachers know what to teach
have content knowledge appropriate to the learners and learning areas of their programme.
have pedagogical content knowledge appropriate to the learners and learning areas of their programme.
have knowledge of the relevant curriculum documents of Aotearoa New Zealand.
have content and pedagogical content knowledge for supporting English as an Additional Language (EAL) learners to succeed in the curriculum.