This report presents the findings of a Tertiary Education Union Te Hautū Kahurangi o Aotearoa (TEU) research project that sought to investigate “whitestreaming” in universities, and institutes of technology and polytechnics (ITPs), that is, where specialist Māori positions have been changed to generalist positions. In particular, the project sought to investigate whether whitestreaming has been a widespread practice across these institutions or whether it has been isolated to particular institutions and positions. The project also sought to investigate the impacts of whitestreaming on Māori staff and students.
The project has been informed by a kaupapa Māori approach which is concerned with supporting Māori self-determination. As such, the report makes a number of recommendations for ways in which the TEU might support and contribute to the self-determination of their Māori members in their workplaces.


Creator | Kaihanga
Helen Potter and Lee Cooper
Year of Creation | Tau
Publisher | Kaiwhakaputa
Tertiary Education Union Te Hautū Kahurangi o Aotearoa (TEU)
Keywords | Kupu
Māori, Māori staff, tertiary education
Main Language | Reo Matua
Submitter's Rights | Nga Tika o te Kaituku
I am the author / creator of this resource
This Research has
been written outside an academic institution
Bibliographic Citation | Whakapuakanga

Potter, H. & Cooper, L. (2016). Project whitestreaming: A report on the generalising of Māori specialist staff positions in the tertiary education sector. Wellington: Tertiary Education Union Te Hautū Kahurangi o Aotearoa.

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