Tū Rangatira is a resource to support and strengthen leadership of teaching and learning in schools. The content of Tū Rangatira has been guided by the wisdom of pakeke and shaped by experienced practitioners working within the Māori medium education sector.

Tū Rangatira breaks new ground in the field of educational leadership to promote cultural regeneration, kaupapa Māori philosophies, aspirations and valued learner outcomes.

The concepts outlined in this document have been drawn from a range of sources within the Māori medium education sector, including:

  • the shared knowledge of tumuaki and principals
  • information from the sector gathered through observation, hui and interviews
  • advice from leadership research and policy groups working within the sector, and
  • findings from international and national studies about the links between leadership practices and improved learner outcomes.

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