iNVENTIONATOR for gifted learners is back!
Virtual event 16-19 November.
Designed for students, this special iNVENTIONATOR is supported by six online resources.
FREE for Y6-9 gifted learners who want to PLAY. THINK. DESIGN. innovative solutions to real-life problems.
Are you ready to DREAM BIG?
Find out more https://bit.ly/3m3Q4nu.
Powered by CORE, in partnership with the Ministry of Education.
Contact details: Suzi Gould, CORE Education; ph (0800) 267 301; email
• Understanding more about the people you work with.
• Building Positive Workplace Environments & Relationships
• Feedback & Feedforward
• Resolving Conflict
• Signposts of a connected and collaborative team.
For a full description and to register please visit www.teambuilders.co.nz
Doc Edge Schools are seeking submissions for our Student Short Documentary Competition!
If you know any students who have completed or will complete a short documentary between 15 January 2020 and 15 January 2021, please do encourage them (or help them) to submit via the film freeway link below before 15 January 2021.
Doc Edge Festival - FilmFreeway https://filmfreeway.com/DocEdgeFestival or contact email@example.com.
Save time and effort while improving the educational outcomes of your ADHD students.
Get practical know-how and tips that you can take away to try in your classrooms.
Find out more and book before the 31 October to access these experts online, on-demand!
Take some time for your professional self and join us in the heart of Christchurch for the biennial NASDAP Conference!
When? 9–11 August 2021
Where? Te Pae, Christchurch
There are many reasons for secondary deputy and assistant principals to come together but none more important than the opportunity to Reflect, Reconnect, and Rejuvenate.
A call for workshops opens in November.
For further details https://confer.eventsair.com/nasdap-2021-conference/call-for-workshops.
National Association of Secondary Deputy and Assistant Principals -
Te rangapū ā motu mō ngā Tumuaki tuarua
Maths Week 2021 will be held between Monday 9 August and Friday 13 August.
Maths Week is a major event that is held each year, having been first held in 1998. Sponsored by the Ministry of Education and the New Zealand Association of Mathematics Teachers, a number of resources are written and made available to teachers and students in Y1–11.
For further information www.nzamt.org.nz.
This year, for Novembre Numérique (Digital November), the French Embassy presents an original digital Escape Game created by Alliance Française Wellington!
The materials for the digital escape game are available on the Alliance Française webpage. The activity is based on five key threats to biodiversity including overfishing, deforestation and plastic in the oceans. The target age group is 5-10 years old and the activity will take about 1-1.5 hours.
For statistical purposes, we would love to know if you use the activity with your class in November and what you think about it. firstname.lastname@example.org
New Zealand Association of Mathematics Teachers.
The 17th biennial conference for teachers of Mathematics and Statistics is being hosted in New Plymouth in 2021.
Venue: New Plymouth Boys' High School
Date: Tuesday 12th to Thursday 14th October 2021
This conference is suitable for secondary and primary teachers.
This conference consists of variety of keynote speakers and workshops aiming to help teachers, and hence their students, to reach their peak in the study of Mathematics and Statistics.
Registrations will open early next year.
For further information visit: sites.google.com/nzamt.org.nz/conference.
The John Peart Trust (JPT) purpose is to promote and enable outdoor and environmental education in the formal education sector.
The fund provides grants assisting with travel and fees for extra-curricular courses. Also enabling practical research and provides resources and equipment that will enable outdoor and environmental education.
Closing date 15 November.
For further details and how to apply please contact Peter Halligan at Massey Foundation at email@example.com or call on (06) 951 9347.
Free school tours and programmes at Government House Wellington.
Visit the home of the Governor-General and explore the changing role of our Head of State. Discover how NZ acknowledges bravery and service to the community.
Check out our NZ art collection and coats of arms.
Tours take 1.5-2 hours, and up to 2 classes can visit at the same time. For Wellington schools we can arrange a pre-visit session at your school.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (04) 382 0837 or visit our website www.gg.govt.nz/tours.
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.
The Science Roadshow will be touring the South Island during term 4.
The programme includes:
"Kitchen Chemistry"-chemistry from the kitchen pantry
"Balloons and Bernoulli”-a question of pressure
Sight and Illusion
Admission: $9 per student; supervising teachers/adults free.
Online bookings: www.roadshow.org.
Further information: email@example.com or (04) 499 7865.
During Get Outdoors Week, you are encouraged to get out and about safely in New Zealand’s beautiful, but sometimes dangerous outdoor environment. An important part of staying safe is understanding where you are going and letting others know about your location. Mapping plays a key role in enabling you to stay safe and have fun when you go off the beaten track.
On this field trip, find out how maps help you plan your adventure, keep you safe in the outdoors, and assist organisations in finding you if something goes wrong.
More info and enrol at rata.learnz.org.nz/summary.php?vft=getoutdoors204
Most of us get around in cars, either as drivers or passengers. However, many students walk or bike to school while some take the bus or train. Every time you bus, walk, or take the train, you help reduce traffic congestion and pollution.
This trip fits well with big ideas such as: design thinking, future focus, personal health and well-being, perspectives, transport, technological change and innovation.
More info and enrol at rata.learnz.org.nz/summary.php?vft=roadsafety204
The Alpine Fault is one of Earth's most impressive geological features and capable of generating big earthquakes; in fact we're already a little overdue for one.
Scientists are trying to understand how the Alpine Fault works and how a really big earthquake will affect land, infrastructure and people. Such an earthquake will be felt by everyone in Aotearoa and AF8 (Alpine Fault magnitude 8) is helping us get better prepared.
Join us on a journey along the spectacular Alpine Fault as we share scientists' findings with you and your class.
More info and enrol at rata.learnz.org.nz/summary.php?vft=naturalhazards203
On this virtual fieldtrip to the Bay of Plenty find out about New Zealand's history of emergencies caused by natural hazards, learn what you and your school need to do during an emergency, understand the impacts of a natural hazard emergency, and prepare for these impacts to get through an emergency.
More info at rata.learnz.org.nz/summary.php?vft=whatstheplanstan204
Tuturau school is celebrating 150 years of education on 26–27 March, 2021.
We welcome all past and present families, staff and friends to be part of the festivities which will include a meet and greet, old school bus run, school open day, photos and formal dinner.
For more information or to pre register please contact Sue Shaw on (027) 292 4412 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Lisa Perkins on (027) 231 4043.
If there are any former Riverina Primary School students in their final year at your secondary school, could you please encourage them to apply to the Riverina School Charitable Trust for financial help to further their educational or career opportunities in 2021. Grants of varying amounts are awarded annually.
Full details and application forms are available on the Riverina School Charitable Trust Facebook Group / email email@example.com / contact (021) 106 3347. Emailed applications preferred; otherwise, mail/drop off to 2 Stanniland St, Sunnyhills, Auckland 2010, by Friday, 13 November.
Due to COVID-19, the first sports Rowing Regatta will feature on ANZAC Day in Malta to remember and bring awareness behind the scenes of Gallopli.
At this stage, expression of interest, from schools/rowing clubs to form a NZ team consisting of: 5x U18 boys and 5x U18 girls... also a mixed double race will include 3 boys and 2 girls - 4x Olympic boats will be used.
Malta University Rowing Club has started preparations for the event. The one week stay will be educational with special sites of WW1 / WWII.
For more details, please contact John via email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Commence study in 2021 towards a Teaching English in Schools for Speakers of Other Languages (TESSOL) qualification.
You're eligible to apply if you:
• Are a NZ citizen or NZ resident
• Work full or part-time in a state-funded school or ECE
• Are a NZ registered teacher teaching English language learners
• Have at least 2 years' teaching experience.
Scholarships are offered for study at selected tertiary providers throughout NZ.
Scholarship funds tuition fees for core papers and $200 towards course-related costs.
Applications close Friday 1 November.
Applications can be made via the Ministry of Education’s website: https://www.education.govt.nz/school/people-and-employment/principals-and-teachers/scholarships-for-people-working-in-schools/tessol.
St Hilda's Collegiate School is turning 125 and we would like to celebrate this milestone with Old Girls, families, staff and friends.
The 125th is a wonderful opportunity for our St Hilda's community to come together and celebrate this special milestone in the history of our school.
The weekend will begin at 4pm on Friday, March 19th, 2021, with registration and a cocktail function at the school.
There are many activities and functions planned for the weekend see our website for further details www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/st-hildas-collegiate-school-125th-anniversary-tickets-72878943883
Dates: 5–7 February 2021.
Register at: woodlands-school-jubilee.org.
In 2021, Kohimarama School will be celebrating 100 years of service to our community and we want to you informed with news and updates of our celebration plans!
Register to join our Centennial mailing list at www.kohimarama.school.nz.
We’d love to hear your stories and see any historical images you may have email email@example.com.
A one-time doctoral scholarship designed for an outstanding new full-time applicant in the area of education policy formation, implementation or evaluation.
• Value: NZ$28,200 plus domestic fees per year (three years)
• Closing date: 1 November 2020
• Acceptance into doctoral programme required before 1 March 2021
The successful applicant will engage in doctoral study of education policy, focused on New Zealand or international* education policy, at a school, regional or national level, supervised by Dr Jo Smith.
*Note: Given the uncertain Covid-19 situation, international applicants will need to qualify under applicable requirements related to travel.
For more details: auckland.ac.nz/education-policy.
“The Arts are the bridge to a better future”
Te Rito Toi www.teritotoi.org supports teachers and principals to return to school following or during crisis. The site includes classroom support through detailed lesson plans developed and trialled by teacher-researchers to match situations in Aotearoa New Zealand schools created by COVID 19.
Te Rito Toi advocates for the arts as the heart of classroom activity in troubling times. The site is appropriate for all teachers regardless of experience teaching in/through the Arts. Soon it will offer a space to share your work in our new online gallery space.
The Great ECE Expo is the only event of its kind in New Zealand, offering the latest information about essential topics in early childhood development for teachers, managers, owners, investors and those wanting to enter the sector. Interested in starting or furthering a career in Early Childhood Education?
Join us at The Great ECE Expo 2021 to discover a huge range of fantastic homegrown products and services developed for early childhood services.
The Great ECE Expo offers all the services you could possibly need to start-up, manage and grow in the Early Childhood Education sector.
For more information: www.eceexpo.nz.
No hassle, no mess frozen dissection products prepared and packed specifically for learning about anatomy, including sheep hearts, kidneys and plucks, pig hearts and trotters, foetal pigs, cow eyes, chicken wings, chicken feet, etc. Reputable (MPI certified) supplier.
Delivered via courier to cities and larger towns throughout New Zealand. Allow a delivery time of between 7–10 working days from the time you place your order. Orders are sent on Mondays or Tuesdays.
Delivered frozen in chilly packs to attended addresses only.
Order from Science Resource Box at www.scienceresourcebox.co.nz.
SPELD NZ Introduction to Specific Learning Disabilities, including dyslexia.
Are you struggling to support a child or adult with dyslexia?
Are you a teacher/teacher aide who wants to reach more children in your classroom?
Are you aware of children who are disruptive, withdrawn, bright but not achieving?
Are you a Learning Support Coordinator taking on a new role?
Are you working with a child who is not progressing as you would expect?
SPELD NZ’S two day introductory course is for you!
Training subsidies may be available in your area towards teachers attending.
or phone (0800) 773 536
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 are facilitated by a zoology graduate with a passion for inspiring students about animals and the environment.
One teacher describes it as 'like a zoo trip, but more hands-on and no travel to organise'.
Students see and touch many reptiles and other animals to bring the learning experience to life!www.zooventures.co.nz
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 schools and centres throughout NZ. We do this as a live and fully interactive experience with our expert zookeeper and amazing animal collection – in person by the magic of Zoom!
Our animals include bearded dragons, leopard geckos, tortoises, giant skinks, birds, chinchillas, rabbits, guinea pigs, mice, frogs, weta, newts and many more!
For further information visit: www.zooventures.co.nz.
The author of the popular resource ‘Job Interview Success’ brings an interactive workshop to your school for students seeking part-time work and those about to enter the workforce permanently.
The aim of the workshop is to develop confidence in students as they navigate the job search and interview process. This is achieved through a meaningful and realistic understanding while emphasising the power of preparation.
For further information visit: www.careerstart.co.nz.