First Year PCT Manukau Programme for Teachers who Teach 0-3 Year Students
Commencing Tuesday 11 February, a one year programme covering 7 sessions each scheduled 9am to 3pm including an opening mentoring hour and closing reflective period with Jo Williams, Lead Facilitator. This programme offers continuous personal mentoring support, a line up of knowledgeable and expert facilitators, encourages collaborative networking amongst teachers.
Session 1: Getting Started: Jo Williams provides information about the Induction and Mentoring Programme, unpacks codes-standards, sets goals, portfolios, collecting evidence-documentation in a ‘work smart’ way, effective learning environments, developing positive relationships, learner engagement, ‘starter off’ behaviour management strategies.
Session 2: Jo Williams’ Effective and Balanced Reading Programme provides practical guidance for shared, modelled, guided, independent reading including recommendations on how to meet your learners’ needs.
Session 3: Lucie Cheeseman offers an Inquiry Based Rich, Connected Mathematics Programme by unpacking learning progressions and alignment in the NZ Curriculum, focusing on problem solving, collaborative skills, resilience, communciation skills.
Session 4: Louise Dempsey establishes the features of a Balanced Writing Programme in the Junior Classroom by unpacking writing skills that learners need to develop in order to write independently; Louise reviews a balanced writing lesson.
Session 5: Michele Coxhead Integrates more te reo Maori in the Mainstream Classroom demonstrating commitment to tangata whenua and Te Tirito o Waitangi partnership in Aotearoa NZ, including ‘protection, partnership, participation’ with relevant activities and resources.
Session 6: Madeleine Collins considers Student Engagement through Science and an Integrated Curriculum including looking through a science lens, fostering a ‘sense of wonder’, early inquiry, questioning, thinking skills.
Session 7: Teachers’ choice - a topic that is jointly selected as a preferred final subject, the teachers having worked and collaborated together during the year.
Venue/location – MIT Pasifika Community Centre, Otara North Campus, 53 Otara Road, Otara, Auckland.
Cost: $895 GST inclusive.
Contact and enrol: firstname.lastname@example.org