Test drive our new Tauranga City Libraries Mobile Makerspace!
We need some amazing teachers who come with various levels of experience at primary level to be part of this advisory event. Whether you have loads of tinkering experience, teach in a digital classroom, or just want to have some fun with robots–we need you!
This engaging, hands on experience will help us tailor our outreach programme to suit your classroom needs, and give you a chance to mix and mingle with other teachers.
Nibbles and refreshments provided.
Venue: Tauranga City Library.
Date: 4 April.
RSVP by:Friday 29 March.
World Asthma Day is on 7 May, and is celebrated around the world!
One in 7 children (133,000) have asthma in New Zealand.
Free World Asthma Day activity packs including balloons, stickers and fun activity ideas for students to learn more about asthma are available from Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ. The packs are available to all early childhood education centres, primary schools, intermediate schools and secondary schools that register before 8 April.
For more info call (0800) 100 506 or email email@example.com.
Register at http://bit.do/WADNZ
Asia New Zealand Foundation assists students and secondary school classes to travel to Japan with our Japan Study Grants, which are kindly funded by Nakashimato Co Ltd.
The $1,000 grants are for senior secondary and undergraduate students in New Zealand who have been accepted on exchange programmes to Japan.
The $4,000 grants are for schools who are planning a study tour of 2 weeks or more and have a comprehensive itinerary with evidence of homestays and school visits.
Applications open on Monday 18 March and close on Friday 10 May.
To apply, please visit www.asianz.org.nz/education/study-grants-to-japan.
The reunion takes place over 26 and 27 April.
The programme will commence with an open afternoon and powhiri on Friday 26th followed by a giggle and gossip evening. Saturday 27th sees a decade march, morning tea and photos. An evening of socialisation, music and food will follow.
Registrations can be made online at www.otakicollege.school.nz/60th-reunion or email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
The Walking Access Commission Ara Hīkoi Aotearoa invites students to enter our Top Outdoor Spot competition to promote access to the outdoors.
The competition runs from 28 February to 6 July. Students send in a photo, drawing or short poem/story of their favourite outdoor spot. The top three entries in each category win a prize pack for themselves and/or their school.
The 3 categories are:
Best drawing, and
This competition is targeted at Y4–8, but teachers can encourage other students to take part.
For further information: www.walkingaccess.govt.nz/education-space/top-outdoor-spot/tos.
Neil is in worldwide demand for his knowledge and expertise as a teacher in working with students who have dyslexia and other learning difficulties.
Neil is particularly passionate about building teacher capability to support the learning for all children.
This seminar is suitable for all levels of education including secondary. It will be an interactive day with practical activities you can follow through with your students.
In past tours his seminars have sold out. Don't delay your booking.
Morning tea and lunch is provided - please advise if you have any special dietary requirements.
Book online through the website www.edushop.nz