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Te Hurihanganui Work Team Partner


Tender Closed
RFx ID : 22812294
Tender Name : Te Hurihanganui Work Team Partner
Reference # : MOE08077
Open Date : Thursday, 25 June 2020 9:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Close Date  : Friday, 31 July 2020 5:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Department/Business Unit : Early Learning, Parents and Whanau
Tender Type : Request for Proposals (RFP)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 86000000 - Education and Training Services
  • New Zealand
Exemption Reason : None
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Thomas Littleworth
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  :
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :
Agency Address :

Te Hurihanganui is a kaupapa that will address racism, strengthen equity and accelerate the educational achievement and wellbeing of ākonga Māori and their whānau in the education system. The kaupapa is being tested over three years across six communities (this includes ākonga, whānau, hapū, iwi and clusters of schools and early learning services.
A Work Team, consisting of Ministry members, a Work Team Partner, and occasionally other consultants and community members, will be tasked with supporting Te Hurihanganui’s implementation across the six communities.
We require a Work Team Partner for up to three years. The Work Team Partner will work closely with the Ministry and support communities to:
• build and sustain authentic reciprocal relationships across the community;
• understand, collate and analyse baseline community data and context in relation to racism, equity and wellbeing;
• build community capability and capacity around critical consciousness, kaupapa Māori and good practice for ākonga Māori and their whānau in education; and
• develop, iterate and implement community action plans that give effect to their community aspirations for Te Hurihanganui.
Realising the aspirations of Te Hurihanganui will require transformative changes at both a cultural and structural level. This involves:
• A cultural shift, that is, a kaupapa Māori relational approach that indigenises the education system; and
• A structural shift that is grounded in critical consciousness that decolonises the education system.

We need a Work Team Partner that has experience supporting cultural and structural shift across communities and the education sector as described above. The Work Team Partner will also have a suite of products and services that can support Te Hurihanganui communities and systemic change in a timely way.

We will be holding a supplier Briefing day on the 3rd July 2020. This will be an online information session hosted over the Zoom application. Please email the contact person with your details and an invitation email address to receive an invitation. Please note that there will be no on the day Q&A session. All questions asked via the GETS advertisement prior to the briefing will be answered on the day, follow up questions will be entered into GETS and answered on that platform.

RFx Outcome

This tender has been awarded.

  • Sharon Aitchison - 101 -121, Durham Street, Tauranga, 3110, NEW ZEALAND

Award Date: Thursday, 14 January 2021 (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Date RFx was completed/updated: Sunday, 29 November 2020 5:30 AM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)