Lincoln University at last says it, too, includes Maori knowledge in its science classes

Students must develop their own mihi.

Never heard of mihi before.

Understand it is to allow people listening to place you. That is snobbery on steroids.

Everyone stands on their own feet and own achievements. Snobbery to place someone based on family and heritage. That is an aristocracy reload.

Loathed students at uni who bragged about their private school. Still got better grades than them despite going to a crap catholic high school in a country town.

Point of Order

Lincoln University administrators did some consulting before answering questions first sent to them on September 21.  They finally answered the questions – about the incorporation of matauranga Maori in science classes – earlier this month but won’t say who was consulted.

The short answer is yes, it is incorporated in their science classes.

  1. Is Maori knowledge incorporated in science courses, at Lincolne University

Yes.

 2.  If so, when was it introduced to science courses, why was it introduced, and is it incorporated in all science courses or just some?

Maori knowedge content began to be introduced into some courses at Lincoln University from around 2005 by individual lecturers who were motivated to do so.  Currently some courses available in 2018 have Maori knowledge content.

The university has been somewhat sparse with the information it provided and is not disclosing the identities of the people whom it consulted after insisting Bob…

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