The need is to energise and excite priority learners and their whānau into addressing challenges in their learning through shared construction of and cooperation in the completion of the learning pathway.  Mapping empowers priority students to engage in the student led conference concept and allows whānau to appreciate and support the student’s learner challenge. Teachers need to develop an understanding of Appreciative Inquiry through the project, drilling down on the data with the students and whānau.  It is a collaborative Inquiry process of “raising achievement for priority learners at or below National Standards”.