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2018 Fotu o Malama Samoan Language Conference

Professional development (PD) Auckland

Posted: 21 March 2018
Notice reference #: 1H9i0W

Fotu o Mālama - The Association for Teachers of Samoan language and culture at secondary and tertiary sectors invites you to attend our annual conference.

Date: May 25-26, 2018.
Time: 8.30am–4pm
Venue: MIT North Campus, Pasifika Community Centre.
Address: Otara Rd, Otara, Manukau, Auckland or Gate 13 on Alexander Cres; website

Workshops themes:

The workshops are practical sessions designed to be challenging and relevant for teachers in the classroom.

  1. Integrating Samoan culture and language at levels 7 and 8 of the NZ Curriculum
  2. How do students learn a language and culture best?
  3. Samoan songs and dances
  4. Writing assessment tasks
  5. Moderation
  6. ‘Walking through’ a unit of work for Junior classes (Years 9/10)
  7. E-learning and Gagana Samoa
  8. Online resources for language teachers – Help I need to find more resources!


Member: $50
Non Member: $250
Non-member daily rate: $150

To register for conference:

Final programme will be emailed to registered participants only.

For more information, please contact the secretary, Lemoa H. S Fesulua’i; ph (09) 275 4029 extn 111; email

Events summary


25 May 2018 – 26 May 2018

Further information

Contact: Tofilau Siliva Gaugatao

 (027) 555 4655