$30,000 to support the development of an innovative learning resource based on high quality research.
Applications are now open for the Beeby Award 2020, a joint initiative of the New Zealand Council for Educational Research (NZCER) and the New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO. The Award reflects our joint aspirations for a socially just and equitable society.
Applications close at 5pm Friday 21 August.
Find out more at: www.nzcer.org.nz/fellowships
Are you a primary or intermediate teacher keen to empower tamariki with a love of the ocean? The Young Ocean Explorers’ Scholarship could fund your Master of Education thesis, researching a new environmental education programme for primary students (The 21 Day Challenge).
The scholarship is funded by Young Ocean Explorers, an organisation dedicated to inspiring primary school children to love and care for our oceans through educational resources.
Applications close on 31 July.
For more information about the scholarship and application process contact our Postgraduate Adviser, Antoinette Vaha: email@example.com.
The Ngārimu Video Competition is open to submissions. All students and ākonga from Y7–13 can submit a video to be in with a chance of winning $2,200 for themselves and $950 for their school or kura.
The video must reflect one of the three kaupapa outlined on the Ngārimu Video Competition website, where you can also find information on how to enter.
Videos must be submitted on, or before, Monday 12 October.
Advance your skills in teaching maths and science for complete confidence in the classroom.
You can now study a one-year Postgraduate Certificate in Education starting in March 2021 and be fully funded with a Woolf Fisher Trust Postgraduate Scholarship. The programme is part-time, so you won’t need to give up your teaching job, plus you’ll receive a stipend to support your studies.
• You will complete 2 evening courses at the Epsom campus
• You may credit these courses towards a Master of Education.
To apply: auckland.ac.nz/WoolfFisher2021.
For more details, contact postgraduate adviser Antoinette Vaha: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Celebrating Pride in every school | Whakanuia te uenuku ki ia kura
We’re excited to launch InsideOUT’s first annual National Schools Pride Week campaign, with a range of activities that schools, rainbow diversity groups, students and staff can get involved with in their school!
We hope that by creating opportunities to celebrate and affirm rainbow identities through this campaign we can help reduce the experiences of bullying and distress many of our rainbow rangatahi face, and give these young people an increased sense of belonging in their school communities.
Transform your teaching and create unforgettable experiences in your classroom. Make school a place where students are inspired, empowered and immersed in learning. Bring back the laughter, fun and joy through the arts, dance, drama, science and play.
Create your own little bit of magic and make your classroom come alive.
Saturday event based in Auckland...no relievers required so bring your whole team and have some fun.
In response to the impact of COVID-19, the Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards has been moved to 2021.
We thank the early learning services, schools and kura who have already submitted an entry. The Awards team will be in touch with each of you regarding your entry.
We look forward to relaunching the Awards in 2021.
NCEA Level 1 and Level 2 statistical inference resources for AS91035 and AS91264. Featuring powerful road safety contexts relevant to young people’s lives.
Supports the teaching of statistical report writing with teacher guides; practice assessments; datasets; and PowerPoints covering the context and variables, writing questions, writing analysis statements and writing conclusions.
Written by teacher Sarah Howell. Download from the Education Portal.
Calling all primary eco-champions
Prize: family trip to Tiritiri Matangi Island
Nominations due by 25th September
The New Zealand Association of Mathematics Teachers/Te Rōpū Kaiako Pāngarau o Aotearoa is pleased to call for applications for this award.
The general criteria for selection are:
A – an effective sequence or resource for teaching mathematics
B – a device for teaching some aspects of mathematics;
C – an audio-visual or other communication programme on or for teaching mathematics;
D – a paper proposing or examining a method of teaching mathematics.
Teachers are encouraged to apply by completing a form:
All applications must be with NZAMT by Friday 25 September.
Any queries can be made to: email@example.com
Te Uru Rākau (Forestry New Zealand) is pleased to invite applications for 2021 Ngā Karahipi Uru Rākau – Forestry Scholarships, from Māori and female students interested in enrolling at university in a Bachelor of Forestry Science/Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) majoring in forest engineering.
Check-out our website for more information about applying: www.teururakau.govt.nz/forestryscholarships
If you are interested in enriching and innovating your teaching practice by taking it beyond the classroom (EOTC), this conference is for you. Expect an engaging, thought-provoking and hands-on conference, designed for educators across all learning areas.
- Ways to integrate responsive and authentic learning about our environment
- Enhancing student and staff wellbeing through connected learning
- Discovering meaning through Mātauranga Māori and multicultural values/practices
- Navigating and proactively leading changes in education
- Managing the nitty-gritty of EOTC: Health and Safety, managing workload and creative budgeting.
For further information: www.eonz.org.nz/professional-development/eotc-conference-2020
Power Up! is for physical education teachers and facilitators who want to share and challenge their thinking and approaches to improve their physical education teaching and learning.
This event will take place over three days Tuesday 14 – Thursday 16 July, and you can enjoy it from the comfort of your own home.
Check it out at https://conference.penz.org.nz/coming-soon.
Entries are invited into the Secondary School category of the annual essay competition – The Warren Trust Awards for Architectural Writing.
Cash prize for winners and highly commended entries; publication of selected essays.
Deadline: 10 August.
For entry details go to www.nzia.co.nz
The DigiAwards encourages and celebrates digital creativity in all Y0–8 ākonga throughout Waitaha. The event enables ākonga to design, develop, and showcase their digital outcomes. Ākonga can start working on their projects at any time and upload them once entries open.
This years’ theme is Ahakoa he iti, he pounamu – Although it is small, it is precious.
A video explaining examples of how this whakataukī can be used, the judging criteria and more information can be found on our website bit.ly/gwdigi20.
22 July – Entries open
25 September – Competition closes
11 November - Celebration event
Are you looking for books and resources, including the popular Time Timers and sensory tools for teaching children with autism spectrum disorders?
Autism Resources Ltd provides quality books and resources to help teach and support children with ASD. For over 12 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
ZooVentures has been bringing joy and excitement to animal lovers in Auckland for many years now. A positive outcome of recent events is that we have now 'evolved' to bring this experience to all centres throughout NZ. We do this as a live and fully interactive experience with our expert zookeeper and amazing animal collection–in person in your centre with the magic of Zoom!
We bring amazing reptiles and furry and feathery friends right into your centre with no need to travel and everyone can take part.
This fun and educational live experience also includes follow up worksheets.
Looking for a fun event for your students in term 3?
Looking for an opportunity to help teach your students about awareness and understanding and accepting differences?
Then get involved in JUMP JAM 4 StarJam!
Support fellow students around Aotearoa with disabilities on Friday 14 August by doing a JUMP JAM session at your school to raise money for StarJam, a not-for-profit organisation supporting Kiwi kids with disabilities across NZ to unleash their potential through the magic of music, dance and performance.
Register your school now by emailing email@example.com.
Our bi-annual conference is to be held at Kamo High School, Whangarei on Saturday 3 October.
A great professional learning and development opportunity. This is a one day conference.
For more information like us on Facebook or see our website: www.celebratingnorthlandstamariki.co.nz or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Science Roadshow is back on tour during terms 3–4 refreshed with new exhibits, shows and classroom ready resources – all designed to support and augment the delivery of curricula as well as enthusing and stimulating teachers and students.
The Science Roadshow strongly supports the Nature of Science strand and the Five Foundational Science Capabilities and is an exciting and entertaining learning programme of two live demonstrations and 55-60 hands-on exhibits that broaden students' knowledge of the STEM subjects.
Admission is $9 per student; supervising teachers/adults free.
Book online – www.roadshow.org or email email@example.com or ph (04) 499 7865.
Scholarship up to the value of $5,000 for a young woman wanting to study full-time at a New Zealand tertiary institute in 2021.
Must have proven constrained financial circumstances, and or other special circumstances that means extra funding is needed.
Must be a New Zealand Citizen or permanent resident and a first year school leaver.
Must have a minimum endorsement of Merit in NCEA Level 2.
Applications close 15 August and successful candidate will be notified by 15 October.
Full terms and conditions and application forms are available on www.quotanz.org/Scholarships.
Teachers' Lounge NZ is a new website dedicated to saving you time while planning. It's a library catalogue for learning resources, so instead of searching the whole world wide web for relevant resources, you can select the NZ Curriculum subject, strand or achievement objective that you are working on and instantly find lesson plans, worksheets, games, videos and other resources related to that area, whether from Twinkl, Youtube, Khan Academy, or any of the thousands of other sites out there.
We're cataloguing new resources every day so make sure you add www.teacherslounge.co.nz to your favourites and join us at www.facebook.com/teachersloungenz
As we went into lockdown, I decided to create free video resource which makes Te Reo Singalong books accessible to children, teachers and parents. This will still be available throughout Level 2. Each book in our series of 24 books is featured, with three videos per book. The first video shows the author, Sharon Holt, introducing the book. The second shows Sharon doing the book with the song. The third video is an activity idea related to the book.
Get the resource here: https://tereosingalong.my.intuto.com/course/showpubliccourse/75924.
UNA NZ Speech Award – revised information and instructions
Given the dramatic global changes in response to COVID-19 our annual speech award that has been running for over 30 years has had some changes. It will now be conducted nationally through video entries!
Find all the information at https://bit.ly/UNASpeechAwardOnline2020.