Kaiako at play | Te tākaro a te kaiako

Professional development (PD) Wellington

Posted: 23 February 2023
Notice reference #: 1HAZY_

MOE are hosting this FREE PLD EVENT with play, learning, inspiration, prizes and resources for every participant. Join us for a fun and informative day!


8-8.55am: Registration opens

9-9.30am: Mihi whakatau & welcome (MOE)

9.30-10.15am: Opening keynote - Memory Lyon - Inspirational curriculum in practice

10.15-10.45am: Morning tea / kai / networking

10.45: Go to workshop tuatahi

10.50am-12.05pm: Workshop Tahi

  • Bobbi-Jo Burkitt - Playful storytelling
  • Lisa Heke - Mindfulness me te ao Māori
  • Robin Christie - Risk, resilience, and loose parts play
  • Emma Uri-Erihe - Weaving curriculum to widen the lens for kaiako - Tivaevae

12.05-1.05pm: Lunch / kai / networking; entertainment; go to workshop tuarua              

1.05-2.20pm: Workshop Rua

  • Lauren Ryan - Courageous conversations
  • Jo Dean - Untangling the fibres
  • Josh Allen & Becky Gray - Rituals: Inspirational curriculum at practice
  • Arapera Card - Keeping our stories alive - Whakarongo, Titiro, Kōrero

2.25-2.30pm: Move to closing keynote

2.30-3.30pm: Closing keynote - Toni Christie - Intentional language, learning and the environment 

3.30pm: Close and prizes - Ministry of Education/ Karakia whakamutunga


Silverstream Retreat, 3 Reynolds Bach Drive, Stokes Valley, Lower Hutt, 5019



Events summary


01 April 2023 – 01 April 2023

Further information

Contact: Anita Furter

 (04) 477 0933