Paralympics New Zealand invites you and your students to be part of a new and innovative initiative!
The Para Sport Pop Up is coming to Takapuna on 28–29 February telling the story of New Zealand’s 50-year Paralympic history, increasing awareness of Para sport and positively influencing community perceptions of disabled people.
For further information: www.paralympics.org.nz/community/para-sport-pop-up.
The Court Theatre’s show in te reo Māori and English, Matatihi: Maia’s Journey of Bravery, is hitting the road, touring South Island primary schools in 2020!
In your area:
11–15 May – Timaru, Geraldine, Ōamaru, Dunedin
18–22 May – Dunedin, Invercargill, Gore, Alexandra
25–29 May – Alexandra, Queenstown, Cromwell, Wānaka
2–5 June – Hokitika, Greymouth, Westport
8–12 June – Nelson, Blenheim, Picton, Kaikōura.
Contact The Court Theatre at firstname.lastname@example.org or ph (03) 974 1417 for queries or to book a performance at your school.
We are looking for pre-service and in-service teachers to participate in a study for assessing if virtual reality (VR) is an effective tool to de-escalate disruptive student behaviours. The goal of this study is to understand the cognitive impact of training in virtual reality.
The expected duration of the study is approximately 1 hour. A $25 voucher will be given at the end of the experiment.
This study is being conducted at HIT Lab NZ, University of Canterbury.
For more details, or to participate in the study, please contact the researcher: Aishvarya Gopalakrishnan email@example.com.
Dates: Friday 17–Sunday 19 July
Venue: St Cuthbert’s College, Epsom, Auckland.
Join us to generate new thinking and pathways by reflecting on the political and pedagogical essence of the Reggio Emilia Approach in relation to the rich history and unique bicultural heritage of early years and primary education in Aotearoa NZ.
Connect, create and re-imagine new possibilities for tamariki, kaiako and learning and teaching communities.
$590 Early bird (until 31 March)
$650 Standard registration (from 1 April).
For further information: www.reanz.org.
Dates: 9–17 May, 2020
Youth Week 2020 has many opportunities for students and schools to be involved!
This year we have a poster competition (can be a Level 2 VISUAL ART (ART223) 2.3 Design Assessment Activity), funding for Youth Week events (up to $1000) and giveaways!
Please get in touch for more details; email firstname.lastname@example.org; website www.youthweek.org.nz.
Want to get out and explore some of Aotearoa's unique places? Well, this is your chance! Join us on a journey across one of New Zealand's most unique mountain areas. You will see how to plan your adventure, learn about the different forms of land ownership, and how to safely and legally cross different land types.
Throughout Aotearoa there are hundreds of tracks and trails to explore. On this field trip you will discover how to find your nearest tracks and trails, build your fitness and skills while enhancing your wellbeing.
For further information: www.learnz.org.nz.
Do you teach Y7–13 students?
YRE Litter Less New Zealand is a national enviro-journalism education programme that gives young people the opportunity to be part of the solution by producing creative and engaging environmental journalism.
Participants investigate and report on environmental issues relating to litter, and propose solutions by using video, photography or writing.
Students submit their projects to the national competition in July to win fantastic prizes.
The competition is open to students aged 11–18 years who attend a school that is registered for the YRE programme.
Find out more at www.yre.org.nz.