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T. Glynn & M. Berryman & K. Loader & T. Cavanagh (2005) From literacy in Māori to biliteracy in Māori and English: A community and school transition programme.. Taylor & Francis Ltd

Teachers and community in this school were concerned that their students, highly literate in Māori, experienced difficulties in reading and writing in English on entry to secondary school where English was the medium of instruction. They introduced a 10-week culturally appropriate home and school English reading and writing program for their year 6, 7, and 8 students after which students were able to read English at age-appropriate levels. In International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism; v8 n5 p433-54 2005. Contact your library or the University of Waikato for advice on obtaining this article.

T. Glynn & V. Glynn & H. Grace & M.Berryman (2004) Activating whānau (extended family) processes within a community and school literacy partnership.. The University of Waikato

Describes the positive outcomes of a home and school literacy partnership in one mainstream primary school. Discusses the key reasons for the success of the home and school programme highlighting the role and cultural expertise of the home and school liaison worker. Journal of Māori and Pacific development : He puna kōrero, Sep 2004; v.5 n.2:p.14-30. Contact your library or University of Waikato for advice in obtaining this article.

T. Glynn & C. Richardson & M. Berryman & R. Bishop (2001) Diagnostic assessment tools in Māori medium education: Stocktake and preliminary evaluation: Final report to the Ministry of Education (2001). Ministry of Education Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga

The purpose of the stocktake/evaluation was “to determine which Māori-medium diagnostic tools are currently used in New Zealand to assess student’s achievement in reading, writing and mathematics in the first 4 to 5 years of instruction.” The study also sought to identify gaps in current provisions and potential areas for development.

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