Schema Learning Theory

Professional development (PD) Waikato

Posted: 26 April 2019
Notice reference #: 1H9tWN

The concept of children’s schema will be defined and explored, providing an overview of schema learning theory.

Participants will focus on the need for awareness and provision for children’s prominent schema, patterns, urges and consider how they can be catered for.

We will discuss 

  • Defining types of schema, linking to children’s interests
  • Schema related to areas of play
  • Implementing schema into planning
  • Links to Te Whāriki and The NZ Curriculum
  • Spontaneous, progressive, short-long term planning
  • Intelligences and learning styles
  • Children’s development
  • Developing education plans based on prominent schema.

Facilitator: Desma Cornhill.

Venue: Ventura Inn Hamilton, 23 Clarence Street, Hamilton Central.

Time: 10am–4pm.

Target: Early childhood and junior primary school teachers. 

Cost: $290 (GST inclusive).

Events summary


06 June 2019 – 06 June 2019

Further information

Contact: Alison Miller

 (027) 544 2924