The article emphasizes the importance of culturally responsive pedagogies and education policy in New Zealand education system. The author responds to the Ministry of Education's "Me Korero: Let's Talk" document by using her personal experiences as a Maori learner who achieved educational success. She notes that she combined her personal experience with what she learned through my professional experiences as a teacher, school leader and educational research.
Ford, T. (2013). Applying culturally responsive practices: Implications for mainstream education. Waikato Journal of Education, 18(2). https://doi.org/10.15663/wje.v18i2.159