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 plus animal careers workshops for seniors.
We deliver structured learning with high educational value.
Workshops facilitated by a zoology graduate with a passion for inspiring children about animals and the environment.
Choose a topic: animal habitats, animal diversity, endangered animals, animals and the environment, pets and petcare, life cycles, food chains, creative writing; or we tailor sessions to you, all featuring our extensive animal collection.www.zooventures.co.nz.
Registrations are invited from schools wishing to participate in the VLN Primary School programmes in 2020. Prepare to participate now!
Online programmes include: te reo Māori, kapa haka, a wide range of languages, extension maths, literacy, digital technology, gifted and talented, science, web design, future planning - life skills, logo design, investing in the stock market, visual art, and astronomy.
Enrolments close 17 February 2020, starting mid term 1.
Find out more about our online programmes and how to register here
A new seven-part video series supports School Traffic Safety Team training. This covers school patrols, school wardens and bus wardens. The videos are hosted on the Education Portal website and replace an older DVD series.
The videos are published by the NZ Transport Agency in partnership with the New Zealand Police.
Police officers will use these videos when training your students. The videos represent current school patrol protocols and may be used to promote involvement to students or family and whānau.
Also online is the School Traffic Safety Teams Manual.
Access the videos here: www.education.nzta.govt.nz/STST
The Teacher Education Refresh (TER) programme is currently funded by the Ministry of Education.
The Kohia Centre programme can be completed in 2–3 months. It is delivered through a combination of 4 face-to-face workshops, online modules/tasks and a 4 week practicum in a school. (Teachers already employed in long term teaching positions can use their current position to demonstrate effective teaching practice).
The TER programme covers a wide range of topics including planning and assessment in the New Zealand Curriculum, teaching as inquiry, working with priority learners, and cultural competencies.
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Innovative Young Minds (IYM) is 2, week-long STEM programmes for female students in Y11–12. There are 40 places available in each week.
Held in Wellington in the first and second week of the July school holidays, students from all around New Zealand can apply to attend.
The programme introduces young women to the wide variety of STEM opportunities through visits to businesses, tertiary institutes and Crown Research Institutes. They hear from women in the STEM sector, learn to network, visit Parliament and complete an innovation challenge.
For more information and to apply, visit www.iym.org.nz.
The Science Roadshow will be touring the South Island during term 4.
It strongly supports the Nature of Science strand and the Five Foundational Science Capabilities.
The programme includes:
On The Move – Principles of Force and Movement
Elemental Chemistry – Building blocks of reactions
55–60 Interactive exhibits under the themes of:
Forces – Ngā tōpana
Comparisons – Ngā whakatauritenga
Observations using measurements – Te mātakitaki mā te ine
Patterns, grouping, classification – He tauira, he whakarōpu, he kōmakatanga
Materials – Ngā matū
Models – He tauira
Complimentary resources may be downloaded.
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