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.
Find out more at: tinyurl.com/y4gjvmsp or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 2019 KERU Symposium presents the Curriculum Design Coherence (CDC) Model on Tuesday 19 November. Find out how KERU’s Knowledge-Rich School Project members are using the model in their subjects to design specific topics, a year’s course and a school-wide programme.
Date: 19 November.
Veneue: N 561, N Block, 74 Epsom Ave, Epsom, Auckland.
RSVP by: Monday 4 November.
Melanoma Awareness Week is fast approaching (21-27 October) and there's an amazing 'SPOT PRIZE' up for grabs:
A Shade Systems StarShade® shade sail valued at nearly $10,000
To be in to win, all you need to do is:
1. Register your school at www.melanoma.org.nz/get-spotted
2. Hold your 'Get Spotted' mufti day (throw in a spot of fundraising and education about being SunSmart too, if you can)
3. Upload photos or videos of your school 'Getting Spotted' to our Facebook event page, linked to www.facebook.com/MelanomaFoundationNZ/
Good luck and thanks for your support.
The Melanoma New Zealand Team.
(Ts&Cs online at www.melanoma.org.nz/s/TCs.pdf).
The Para Sport Pop Up, a new and innovative initiative by Paralympics New Zealand travels around New Zealand in the lead up to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, telling the story of New Zealand’s 50-year Paralympic history, increasing awareness of Para sport and positively influencing community perceptions of disabled people.
Different ‘have a go’ Para sport activities are available for all ages and for free.
Come and meet us from 10am-4pm in New Plymouth on 27–28 September at Puke Ariki Landing and in Palmerston North on 1–2 November at the Square.
For more information vist: paralympics.org.nz/community/para-sport-pop-up.
Kaitao Intermediate School invites past and present pupils, staff and BOT to help us celebrate 50 years of Kaitao.
Event date: 9 November.
Daytime event address: 30 Bell Road, Western Heights, Rotorua.
Evening event address: Novotel, Tutanekai St, Rotorua.
Early bird registration – $120 (if paid by 27 September)
Late registration – $150 (if paid after 27 September)
All registrations include – Lunch (this will be presented in a souvenir lunch box), dinner (at the Novotel, Rotorua) and a goodie bag (with goodies and souvenirs).
For further information contact us at (07) 348 3687 extn 705 or email email@example.com.
The Kohia Centre retail store has supplied a wide range of educational and teaching resources for over 20 years. These include: curriculum resources; educational publications; classroom support materials and teaching accessories such as stickers, borders, poster, etc.
Call us, visit our store or shop online. We offer a nationwide delivery service.
Kohia Centre, Faculty of Education and Social Work, The University of Auckland, Gate 1, 78 Epsom Avenue, Epsom, Auckland 1023; ph (09) 623 8977; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Shop hours: Monday to Thursday 8am–4.30pm.
Friday 8am–4pm (parking at Gate 2).
Kohia Centre – Teachers Forum
Nā tō rourou, nā
taku rourou ka
ora ai te iwi
With your food basket and my food basket the people will thrive.
This two day event celebrates the success and expertise in our schools and provides the opportunity to 'whakaako tētahi ki tētahi' educate each other.
The two days will consist of three strands.
A series of 90 minute workshops will be planned from the submissions presented, covering a range of topics, acknowledging the many educational innovations happening in our classrooms and schools.
The Sticks ‘n Stones Online Advocates programme empowers young people from high schools and colleges around the country who are empowered & supported to create positive social change.
It is an augmented training approach powered by Facebook and Instagram combining full-day in-person Activator workshops with ongoing support through Power Up modules delivered in our online platform; monthly webinars and a collaborative space.
This is provided at no cost to 40 schools in 2019 and is a fantastic opportunity to develop leadership skills for your compassionate and empathetic students.
Visit www.sticksnstones.co.nz/courses/fb to check out our info pack and sign up.