Schema Learning Theory

Professional development (PD) Auckland

Posted: 10 May 2019
Notice reference #: 1H9u0T

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 of 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 Whariki 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: St Luke's Church Community Centre, 130 Remuera Rd, Remuera, Auckland.

Time: 9.30am–3.30pm.

Target: Early childhood and junior primary school teachers.

Cost: $290 (GST inclusive).

Events summary


13 June 2019 – 13 June 2019

Further information

Contact: Alison Miller

 (0275) 442 924