Ki te hoe: Navigating Early Childhood Landscapes – Professional Learning Hui

Professional development (PD) Canterbury

Posted: 01 February 2019
Notice reference #: 1H9qqq

Hold the Date!

Kidsfirst Kindergartens are proud to announce the 2019 Professional Learning Hui, to be held on 16–17 April at Rangi Ruru Girls' School in Christchurch.

This year the theme is “Ki te hoe: Navigating Early Childhood Landscapes”, which focuses on the range of challenges early childhood teachers are facing in an ECE context which is becoming increasingly complex and diverse.

As well as seven keynote and panel discussions, over thirty workshops will be held.

Keynote speakers confirmed to date are:

Joce Nuttall, Australian Catholic University
Jenny Ritchie, Victoria University of Wellington
Carmen Dalli, Victoria University of Wellington
Mere Skerrett, Victoria University of Wellington

with more to come.

Workshop topics include early childhood leadership, the theoretical underpinnings of Te Whāriki, new and innovative pedagogical practices, authentic bicultural practice, to name just a few.

If you're keen to join over 360 other kindergarten and early childhood professionals for a learning-filled, fun environment, we urge you to hold these dates. This is an excellent value, high-quality hui with a huge range of useful sessions to attend.

Early bird: If paid/registered by 31 March, $160 + GST per day, or $300 + GST for 2 days.

Usually: $185 + GST per day, or $350 + GST for 2 days.

For further enquiries, please contact or ph (03) 338 1303.

Events summary


16 April 2019 – 17 April 2019

Further information

Contact: Kate Ord

 (03) 338 1303