I need you to write a research article. Integrated Philosophies
Essay should identify and discuss:
1. What you consider important values and beliefs about education in the early years within Indian cultural heritage and experiences.
2. Identify and discuss Maori values/Family/Whanau: What is tikanga maori? What is whanau? How important is whanau in maori culture? What are some values e.g. Aroha (love and compassion), taonga (gifting) etc. Discuss the importance of Te Reo in Early Childhood Education/ New Zealand context. Links to Te Whariki.
3. Identify and discuss Pacific concept of Family/values e.g. Alofa (love), Faaaloalo (Respect) and Tauta (Service). What are the implications in ECE? The significance of Pacific languages in ECE context and philosophy. Discuss cultural appropriate learning and teaching styles for Pacific learners. Make links to Te Whariki.
4. Western philosophy/theories can be explained and describe how they have influenced teaching and learning pedagogies within Indian culture. What may be some historical and contemporary influences withing Indian early childhood education. Make links to Te Whariki.