EONZ Conference 2020: Education Outside the Classroom – Opening Minds, Transforming Futures
Education Outside the Classroom: Opening Minds, Transforming Futures
Maanaki whenua, maanaki tangata, haere whakamua
Care for the land, care for the people, go forward
If you are interested in enriching and innovating your teaching practice by taking it beyond the classroom (EOTC), this conference is for you. You can expect an engaging, thought-provoking and hands-on two days. The conference is being delivered simultaneously in 5 centres across Aoteaora and has been designed for all educators (ECE through to secondary) and all learning areas.
When: 28–29 September.
Tāmaki Makaurau/Auckland—Mt Albert Grammar
Tauranga—Waikato University, Tauranga Campus
Te Whanganui-a-Tara / Wellington—Worser Bay Boat Club
Ōtautahi / Christchurch—Ara Institute of Canterbury
Ōtepoti / Dunedin—St Margaret’s College, Otago University
Across the 2 days:
Day 1 will involve all five centres streaming together online to participate in a range of activities. You will engage with the ideas raised by our keynote speakers and unpack them through engaging discussion and activities.
|Day 2 each centre will follow an individualised programme based on the needs and interests of the region. We will be out in place, engaging with our local communities and environments.|
Topics and sessions will include:
| Ways to integrate responsive and authentic learning about our environment.|
| Enhancing student and staff wellbeing through connected learning.|
| Discovering meaning through Mātauranga Māori and multicultural values/practices.|
| Navigating and proactively leading changes in education.|
| Managing the nitty gritty of EOTC: health and safety, workload and budgeting.|
New Zealand (nationwide)
Contact: Sophie Watson
(027) 336 3950
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.