• Haere mai, welcome

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    Haere mai and welcome to the online learning resource developed by Careerforce for this topic. US 23093 Describe relevance and application of the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi in the workplace (version 2) is part of the Certificate in Youth Work (Level 3). The course page is open and available for all youth leaders and youth organisations to access and use. You need to be enrolled with Careerforce as a trainee to complete the assessment and gain credit for this unit standard.

    Begin by looking around the course page to become familiar with its layout and see what resources are available. Work through each section with your employer, follow the links and complete the learning activities. They are designed to support your learning and prepare you for the assessment tasks.

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    Important note for trainees

    Trainees must complete either US 23093 or US 28543 to meet the requirements of the Certificate in Youth Work (Level 3) programme.

  • About this topic

    Throughout this topic, you'll get to know Millie, who is a youth leader in her community. She will give examples of how she applies her learning about the Treaty of Waitangi to her own youth work practice. Millie photo
  • Te Tiriti o Waitangi: Our founding document

    Te Tiriti o Waitangi (The Treaty of Waitangi) is New Zealand's founding document. It was first signed in 1840. Te Tiriti establishes an equal partnership between the government (Crown) and the first peoples (Māori). It requires the Crown and Māori to act reasonably towards each other and in good faith.

  • Principles and youth work

    There are three main principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi that are relevant to the youth work sector:

    These 3Ps are the tools that help give us a better understanding of Te Tiriti and how it can be used as a framework for working effectively with young people in a way that is inclusive and culturally safe.

  • Assessment

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    Congratulations on completing the learning for this topic! Check your understanding of the content by responding to the following statements.

    I can:

    • identify each part of the Treaty of Waitangi document and explain how it relates to the three principles.

    • describe how the three principles of the Treaty of Waitangi relate to my youth work.

    • describe how the principles relate to my organisation's policies and practices.

    If you have responded yes to all of these statements, you are now ready to complete the assessment for US 23093 Describe relevance and application of the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi in the workplace.

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