Māori World View on Sustainability
Explore the principles of a Māori world view and how indigenous perspectives can help enrich sustainability practices with this online course from Wintec.
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for anyone interested in and motivated to solve global sustainability challenges.
You could be an environmental engineer, a sustainability professional, or you’re simply interested in tackling sustainability in cooperation with indigenous cultures.
What topics will you cover?
This course explores Te Ao Māori to understand how to approach sustainability issues through a different lens. The learner:
Explores rivers from a bicultural perspective linked to United Nations SDG #6 “How to ensure the availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all”.
Introduces Mautauranga Māori as a concept and a method for understanding sustainability.
Explains how to apply Design Thinking to a sustainability challenge using Maori knowledge.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Apply Design Thinking to a sustainability challenge using Matauranga Maori (Maori Knowledge).
Discuss Matauranga Maori and link it to your own cultural experience.
Examine sustainability from a bicultural and cross-cultural perspective.
Apply Design Thinking to the sustainability challenge incorporating Matauranga Maori.