ZooVentures brings interactive workshops to your Auckland school with an amazing range of exotic creatures and pets, covering many of the 'living world' curriculum topics, as well as providing inspiration for art and creative writing.
We deliver structured learning with high educational value.
One teacher describes it as 'like a zoo trip, but more hands on and no travel to organise'.
Workshops facilitated by a zoology graduate with a passion for inspiring children about animals and the environment.
For more information: www.zooventure.co.nz.
A certain way to overcome a major problem in schools, which is underachievement, can be prevented or reversed within the proven strategies contained in the book published by Dr Leonard Restall, a former teacher with 40 years' experience, which is now available for students, teachers and parents. The title of the book is, 'In Pursuit of Success–Overcoming Underachievement'.
Details of this book can be obtained from email@example.com.
Get your class to submit a 200-word article with photos describing their best school trip to be in to win $250 for your school.
The best entries will be printed in Education Beyond the Classroom distributed to schools on 14 October.
Entries close 19 September.
Email entries to firstname.lastname@example.org
Celebrating 100 years as a Catholic school community in Levin, we are calling all past and present students, staff, teachers and whānau to join us for this once-in-a lifetime weekend of celebration in February, 2020.
Saturday 1 February will include viewing the school, light lunch, time capsule and more, followed in the evening with a formal dinner, dance and speeches. Sunday 2 February, we will be celebrating with a 100th Anniversary Mass, blessing of the commemorative tree and plaque, anniversary cake, and light lunch. We look forward to reuniting with past friends.
Email: email@example.com for further information.
Find a primary or intermediate school teaching job in Auckland, starting in 2020!
On Tuesday 10 September 2019, Auckland Primary and Intermediate school principals are coming together for a one-off recruitment event to showcase the teaching positions they have available in their Auckland schools starting in 2020.
Date: Tuesday 10 September.
Venue: Eden Park, north stand, level 5 lounge, Reimers Ave, Mt Eden.
looks to present a showcase of student learning supported by technology. The event will take place at AUT City campus on 19–20 February 2020. An exciting, prestigious and forward-thinking event which creates a unique showcase for trendsetters, practitioners and innovators who are passionate about student learning enhanced by technology. Intended participants will be from both the compulsory primary and secondary and tertiary sectors.
Call for submissions http://sotel.nz
This field trip, based in Te Tai Tokerau Northland will take you back in time to the arrival of Polynesians in Ipipiri/Bay of Islands, investigating their archaeological remains and exploring the way of life of our earliest explorers; then the arrival of Europeans and an exploration of the world we live in now and our future.
This field trip is offered in both te reo Māori and English. Ka kawea tēnei hīkoi ki te reo Māori me te reo Pākehā.
For further information visit: bit.ly/2Yv051d.
The Ministry of Education is about to begin the review of all achievement standards and assessment resources.
We will be testing the process from October to December this year with English, visual arts, religious studies and Level 1 science. This will give us an opportunity to fine tune our approach before the full-scale review in 2020.
We need people to join subject expert groups for these early-start subjects now, and are seeking expressions of interest.
Go to: conversation.education.govt.nz/ncea/expert-groups-application, for details and how to apply.
The aim of the annual conference of the Inclusive Education Summit is to consider how education systems can be part of a much wider agenda - the building of inclusive societies.
The conference theme 'It’s about all of us', invites us to meet, work and think together: People from marginalised groups, their families and whānau, allies and accomplices, researchers, students, educators and educational leaders, advocacy organisations.
The conference will be opened by New Zealand’s Disability Rights Commissioner Paula Tesoriero and feature keynotes by Assoc Dean Ann Cheryl Armstrong, University of South Pacific; Prof Angus Macfarlane, Professor University of Canterbury.
The 2019 National Sport Stacking Championships will be held on Saturday 21 September.
Competition is open to everyone, with our Novice section enabling those new to the sport to compete alongside seasoned stackers, facing the same thrill of a competition whilst striving for goals and records amongst those of equal experience.
This is a fun filled family event and spectators and media may join the sport stackers, instructors and volunteers from 8.45am.
All details are on the Speed Stacks (NZ) website: www.speedstacks.co.nz/pages/whanganui
If you’re an educator, you can inquire, investigate or study, with support provided for you and your school, kura or early learning service – then bring that knowledge back to the classroom.
Applications for study awards and study support grants are now available for 2020 – find out more at teachnz.govt.nz.
Autism Resources Ltd provides quality books and resources to help those with ASD and the wonderful teachers and professionals who support them. For over 10 years we have been supplying NZ schools and early childhood centres with quality books and resources under the Sue Larkey and Education Events brands. Our name has changed but we are still the same, but with NZ ownership and cheaper pricing.
To order and view our range of top-quality products go to www.autismresources.co.nz or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Bring your students to the Hamilton Zoo for a hands on LEOTC experience, where they can ask questions of experienced zoo staff, see real animals and learn about conservation, science, or even art and maths!
We create education programmes tailored to the needs of you and your students.
Get in touch today to find out more: ph (07) 838 6887; email email@example.com.
Information sharing provisions under the Oranga Tamariki Act 1989 and under the new Family Violence Act 2018, plus new National Care Standards, came into effect on 1 July 2019.
These changes affect early learning services, school trustees, and licensed teachers.
You can find out more on our website: www.education.govt.nz/school/student-support/special-education/sharing-information.
This year will see the return of the highly anticipated and valued PB4L Conference on 30-31 August at the Ellerslie Event Centre in Auckland.
This year’s theme is 'Global initiative, local design - He kaupapa o te au, he whakatairanga a-rohe'.
Registrations close 16 August if not sold prior. Registration fee $575 inc GST per person.
For the conference programme and for online registration visit: www.pb4lconference.co.nz.
An exciting two-day event is coming your way. Designed for students, this special iNVENTIONATOR is supported by six weeks of online resources. It’s free for gifted learners who want to PLAY. THINK. DESIGN. innovative solutions to real-life problems.
Are you ready to Dream Big? Find out more
Powered by CORE, in partnership with Ministry of Education and supported by LIANZA.
Nelson – 28–29 August.
Tai Tokerau – 11–12 September.
Taranaki – 30–31 October.
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.
Te Kaapuia o Te Waoku - We are all part of nature
Join us in the Wellington Botanic Garden for a unique education experience.
Our programme offers primary-aged students an opportunity to get hands-on with plants and learn about the different ways we use them.
We focus on four key areas: food, fibre, medicine and construction.
Students will discover the value of ecological sustainability as they actively participate and contribute to the growth and care of plants.
For more information visit wellingtongardens.nz/discoverygarden or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sandspit Road School (Waiuku) is 50 years old in 2019. We would like to invite all current and former students, staff, BOT members, and families to join us in our celebrations on Saturday 23 November.
The Jubilee weekend events include speeches, afternoon tea, photos, tour of the school, dinner and other entertainment.
To enrol in some or all of the activities please email email@example.com.
Join us at the Gus Fisher Gallery for a fun and visually immersive experience of artworks that take us above and beneath the ocean!
Through mesmerising film and light installations, learn about the value that Moana brings to our lives and join us in our fight to go plastic free to help protect our oceans.
For more information: www.gusfishergallery.auckland.ac.nz.
Knapdale School is celebrating its 140th jubilee at Labour Weekend.
We warmly invite any past and present school pupils and wider community members to attend.
Registrations are available from our school website www.knapdale.school.nz under the 140th Jubilee banner.
There will be 3 separate events to attend and registrations will open on 5 July and run through until 4 October.
We look forward to seeing you there!
The Future of Learning is a two-day national conference on Monday 30 September and Tuesday 1 October in Christchurch, where international and national experts in their fields will guide, teach, educate and challenge participants through a journey of future technology scenarios and possibilities.
The Future of Learning brings together the entire educational and learning ecosystem across educational institutions and workplaces – cross-pollinating expertise and experience to help New Zealand adapt to an uncertain future of accelerating technology and climate change.
See our website for the full line up of outstanding international and national speakers and presenters.
For further information: www.futureoflearning.nz
Can you help us understand a little more about the learning needs of gifted and talented Chinese students who are in our New Zealand schools?
If you have had any teaching experience with Chinese Y7–8 gifted and talented students, we would like to hear from you!
For the details of this study, please contact Zhu at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If every teacher in NZ shared just one original resource or lesson plan, we'd have a bank of 50,000 FREE resources to use and share!
www.teacherslounge.co.nz is on a mission to save teachers time and money through gathering 50,000 free resources for NZ teachers to use. Think Twinkl, but crowd sourced and free.
Every day NZ teachers are creating awesome resources and planning that only see use in one classroom. Teachers' Lounge is the place for you to share resources with teachers all across NZ for free. Promoting truly collaborative teaching.