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Teaching with Purpose in Mind

Professional development (PD) Wellington

Posted: 19 December 2017
Notice reference #: 1H9gyh

Teachers attending this workshop will revisit the importance of observation, professional discussion and reflective thinking in order to make informed judgments so that they are able to better support and extend children’s learning.

The model of Notice, Recognise and Respond will be used as a basis for ensuring that teaching remains focused on improved outcomes for children. Discussion will challenge and encourage teachers to think deeply about children’s learning rather than defaulting to responding to what teachers observe children doing.

This workshop will include:

  • An exploration of how you view your role as a teacher
  • Strategies for more effectively observing children in play in order to more accurately recognise learning
  • Strategies for setting priorities for children’s learning and focusing on Te Whāriki as a tool for identifying outcomes for learning
  • Exploration of what meaningful teacher responses might be and how we can provide more authentic learning opportunities for children

Events summary


02 March 2018 – 02 March 2018

Further information

Contact: Bridgit Williams

 (021) 501 462