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A Culturally Inclusive and Engaged Classroom [Webinar]

Professional development (PD) New Zealand (nationwide)

Posted: 06 December 2019
Notice reference #: 1HA3_R

This webinar will provide an overarching outline of the key qualities of inclusive leaders and how pivotal diversity and inclusion have become over the years in developing strategic goals of a school as well as building competent and confident staff who can connect with students and families from all walks of life.

The teacher who knows their learner and provides a wide variety of stimulating activities to connect the learner with real-life matter creates a classroom that is engaged and inclusive.

What you'll learn:

  • Understand the relevance of diversity and inclusion for schools in Aotearoa NZ
  • Be introduced to key concepts such as cultural intelligence and unconscious bias
  • Outline some key signature traits of inclusive leaders

Target Audience:

This webinar is designed for everyone in the school community – this includes the Board of Trustees, Principals, Senior Leaders, Teachers, Beginning teachers, office staff and administrators. It is beneficial for everyone connected to the school.

When: Wed 29 January @ 3:30 pm (1 hour)

Cost: $195 +GST per school (Up to 50% OFF for small schools - see full details)

Register now, even if you are unable to make the live webinar, no problem! Register anyway to receive a recording after the event.

About the presenter:

Fia Collins is a diversity and inclusion specialist; an engaging facilitator and an exceptional event manager. Most recently in her role as Diversity and Inclusion Manager at Diversity Works New Zealand, she delivered national presentations on unconscious bias, gender equity, youth enablement, and cultural responsiveness.

Of Samoan heritage, born and raised in Ranui, West Auckland, she is a trained secondary school teacher with experience in the public and not-for-profit sector. Having mentored many young women she continues to work closely with a number of community organisations.

Events summary

New Zealand (nationwide)

29 January 2020 – 29 January 2020