NZLA 42nd National Conference 'The Arts as a Bridge to Literacy'
The New Zealand Literacy Association (NZLA) with the Canterbury Literacy Association (CLA) are pleased to host the 42nd national conference 'The Arts as a Bridge to Literacy' at Rangi Ruru Girls' School, Christchurch. 29 September–2 October.
The themes for the workshops are:
- Learning through the arts – Drama, storytelling, visual arts, puppets, dance, music…
- Love of literature – Inspiring our students with a love of literacy and learning – library, engagement, authors, illustrators, creativity, rich literature, poetry…
- Sharing our practice-based inquiries and research – Including spiral of inquiry, NZLA research, Kāhui Ako research...
Keynote speakers: Gavin Bishop, Dame Wendy Pye, Dr Steven Layne (USA), Dr Viv Aitken, Marcus Akuhata-Brown, Dr Murray Gadd, Mary Chamberlain
Early bird registrations close 18 June.
Call for workshop submissions close 18 June
Contact: Joy Hawke
(021) 0261 4626
Montessori Aotearoa New Zealand Conference 2020
Welcome to the information and registration site for MANZ Conference 2020!
I am delighted to present to you the amazing line-up of speakers who are providing a wide range of topics which will, I’m sure, inspire you. Come along to the Wairakei Resort, Taupō while soaking up knowledge for your kete.
In 2020 we are celebrating the 150 years since the birth of our founder Dr Maria Montessori. Come along to our network drinks on Saturday 4 July to help us celebrate this important milestone.
I look forward to welcoming you.
Cathy Wilson, Executive Officer, MANZ
Wellbeing Now and in the Future
Helping you, your students and school community flourish and to be ‘at your best’ in the 21st Century, ‘The Wellbeing: Now and in the Future’ event is a two-day event for all those invested in wellbeing and education.
Using a future focussed lens, it is an opportunity to be on the cutting edge of innovation in wellbeing, neuroscience, leadership and learning. The event has world renowned international and New Zealand speakers and workshops and has been designed to foster our innovation and wellbeing culture, and strengthen the capacity of the system to reach all.
For further information: www.rtlbcluster8.ac.nz/wellbeing-event.