REANZ invites you to celebrate the 100th birthday of Loris Malaguzzi at a boutique event featuring Prof. Claudia Guidici (President of Reggio Children), an atelierista, and Jane McCall (interpreter).
Join international and national speakers and artists including Brenda Soutar, Margo Hobba and Chris Celeda (Melbourne), Leanne Mits (Melbourne), Tracey Tawhiao, Lisa Terrini, Anne Meade and Helen May to creatively rethink and be re-inspired.
Our aim is to generate new ideas and possibilities by reflecting on the Reggio Emilia Approach in relation to the unique bi-cultural context of Aotearoa New Zealand.
Please visit www.reanz.org for registration and further information.
The Awards recognise and share inspiring work by schools, kura and early learning services that benefits children and young people, whānau and entire communities.
The 4 award categories are:
Excellence in Engaging
Excellence in Leading
Excellence in Teaching and Learning
Excellence in Wellbeing Education
This year’s Education Focus Prize, which changes every year, celebrates Excellence in Environmental and Sustainability Education.
You have until Friday 10 April to submit your entry.
Visit pmawards.education.govt.nz for more information and to download the entry form.
If you have any questions, email email@example.com or call 0800 PM AWARDS (0800 762 927).
Because we know that the emotional health and wellbeing of our kaiako has the biggest influence on our tamariki, in 2020 we bring you Wellbeing – Mana Atua, a timely conference theme that will have us all delving into our own emotional health and wellbeing as the best investment we can make in ourselves and our futures.
Dates: 27–28 March.
Venue: Distinction Rotorua Hotel & Conference Centre, 390 Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010.
For further information email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
We sponsor escorted teachers tours for those looking to extend their classrooms to the Pacific – we will provide hands on experience and skills to help plan a tour to return with a school group. While on ‘Famil’ with us you will participate in masses of activities and look at ways of giving back to the local community, with accommodation inspections and relationships with local providers established to give you the confidence to organise your own school trip and opportunity to assess risk management first-hand.
Contact: Edventuretours, ph (07) 855 9499 or email email@example.com.
Create an interactive and culturally rewarding experience for your students using New Caledonia as your classroom. This is a 10 person familiarisation/educational visit to New Caledonia in 2020 for genuine group organisers. We will show you what can be seen and done, what experiences your students will have and give you the hands-on experience and skills to organise a school trip to New Caledonia. Sponsored by Air Calin, Edventuretours Travel and New Caledonia Tourism.
Also Samoa, Vanuatu, Raro, occasionally Hawaii, Tahiti available during the year.
Contact: Ashleigh Hamilton of Edventuretours; ph (07) 855 9499; email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We sponsor escorted teachers' tours for those looking to extend their classrooms to the Pacific – we will provide hands on experience and skills to help plan a tour to return with a school group. While on ‘Famil’ with us you will participate in masses of activities and look at ways of giving back to the local community, with accommodation inspections and relationships with local providers established to give you the confidence to organise your own school trip and opportunity to assess risk management first-hand. Dates are mid-April or later in 2020.
Contact: Edventuretours; ph (07) 855 9499; email: email@example.com.
We sponsor escorted teachers' tours for those looking to extend their classrooms to the Pacific – we will provide hands on experience and skills to help plan a tour to return with a school group. While on ‘Famil’ with us you will participate in masses of activities and look at ways of giving back to the local community, with accommodation inspections and relationships with local providers established to give you the confidence to organise your own school trip and opportunity to assess risk management first-hand.
Contact Edventuretours; ph (07) 855 9499 or by email: Ashleigh@edventuretours.co.nz.
Teachers of Y5-9 tell your students about their chance to win the 10 Junior Fiction Storylines Notable Books for your class.
Storylines Children’s Literature Trust and What Now have partnered in a competition to select one of the 10 Junior Fiction Storylines Notable Books.
See more on www.storylines.org.nz.
Encourage your students to watch What Now, during March, to find out how to vote, and to enter the draw for the book they would most like to read, or tell their friends about, on the What Now website: https://whatnow.tv.
The Online Dictionary of New Zealand Sign Language can be found on https://nzsl.nz and as a mobile app for iOS/Android.
Search for 'NZSL Dictionary'.
Expression of interest applications for the Advance Classroom Expertise Teacher (ACET) recognition are now open and will close on 12 March.
The ACET allowance recognises that there are primary teachers who have developed an exemplary level of classroom practice. A recognised ACET receives an ongoing allowance of $5,000 per annum.
Please go to the TeachNZ website for further information and to apply.
The Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Programme is for highly accomplished New Zealand teachers in primary or secondary schooling to participate in an intensive professional development programme in the US.
Applications for the award are now open, closing on 15 March. Two awards are granted each year.
Successful applicants are also entitled to: return travel, institution fees and a monthly maintenance allowance, alongside other benefits.
For more information and to apply, please visit, www.fulbright.org.nz/awards/nzscholar/distinguishedteaching.
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 children about animals and the environment.
One teacher describes it as 'like a zoo trip, but more hands-on and no travel to organise'.
From amazing reptiles to performing pups, ZooVentures brings learning to life!
For more information visit: www.zooventures.co.nz.
Explore the animal kingdom with us!
We bring the zoo to you for a magical and fun learning experience with the ZooVentures animals – at your kindy!
'The range of animals was great, and the experience very interactive – the children were fascinated!'
Watch the bearded dragons munch their wriggly lunch; blue tongue lizards and super-cute tortoises on laps; exotic breed guinea pigs to groom and feed; create a mini zoo park for the mice; weird and wonderful turtles, and even performing pups with a dog safety message!
For further information: www.zooventures.co.nz.
CareerStart offers in-school workshops around finding, applying, and interviewing for holiday and part-time work in addition to interview skills in general.
We believe the benefits of part-time work for students are significant, in terms of gaining valuable life skills, plus offering insight and advantages around future employment and 'employability'.
Why and how do we get a part-time or holiday job.
What are employers looking for?
Be familiar with your own skills and achievements
Create a one page CV
What are interviews - their purpose, the process, and how to prepare
For information visit: www.careerstart.co.nz.
Learn NZSL is a free learning portal on New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL). NZSL is the language of New Zealand’s Deaf community and an official language of New Zealand. Whether you’re using NZSL for your classroom, trying to connect with a Deaf student, or just having fun with a new language, Learn NZSL has a lot to offer!
For further information: www.learnnzsl.nz.
A Phonics Based Program written for the NZ Curriculum! Easy to follow. Teacher Friendly. Meets all the standards of a Master Synthetics, Multi-Sensory, Incremental and Explicit based program.
Email Frances Adlam to find out more: firstname.lastname@example.org
Staff meetings and teacher only days available.
Mountview School, Taupo invites all past and present staff, students and BOT members to take part in our 50th jubilee celebrations.
Celebrations begin at 3.30pm on Friday 3 April with open school and classrooms. This is followed by drinks and nibbles from 4–6pm. This is an R18 event and please RSVP by 25 March to email@example.com.
We have a school jubilee gala at school on Saturday 4 April from 10am–2pm.
The fellowship is for people working in early childhood education to travel overseas to study and gain further experience, and subsequently disseminate that information for the benefit of early childhood education in New Zealand. It is open to anyone working in early childhood education.
The fellowship is for travel and accommodation for overseas study for up to 3 months and not less than 6 weeks.
The 2020 award is up to $16,000 and the travel should be completed in 2020.
Applications close 12pm, Friday 3 April.
NZ's future-focused, challenging problem-solving programme.
Give your students the skills to step into the future by implementing NZ’s successful world-class, authentic problem-solving programme in your school.
In FPS, students look to the future by exploring such significant future-focused issues as sustainability, citizenship, enterprise and globalisation. (NZC Future Focus Principle)
Global Issues Problem Solving fosters higher level thinking and research skills; develops teamwork; enhances futuristic, creative, ethical and critical thinking; strengthens oral and written communication skills and provides an effective problem solving process effective in real life.
For more information: www.fpsnz.co.nz/programme-information.
Register now for 2020: booklet.fpsnz.co.nz/schoolregister.
Join us for two days of sharing, learning, and co-creation as we unpack how we can strengthen students’ critical thinking, so they can make healthy decisions in a world where alcohol and other drugs exist.
We will share learnings from New Zealand secondary schools who worked with local alcohol and other drug services to develop Tūturu. Listen to them share their approaches to student wellbeing, the tools and pathways they created to help their rangatahi build agency, critical thinking skills, and decision-making confidence around alcohol and other drugs, and create the way forward together.
18–19 March, Parliament, Wellington
FAGASA Conference provides professional development for educators of Samoan Language.
Runs for 3 days where there will be speakers and workshops inclusive of early childhood to tertiary education.
The conference will be held in the University of Samoa.
Please contact Mamaitaloa at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Partnership Schools (APOPS) brings the orchestra into the classroom through educational programmes that stimulate and engage students in more than 60 schools across Auckland.
Our APOPS preludes membership ($600) provides a visit from an ensemble (genres include classical, jazz, percussion and more) & 50 tickets and bus transport to our Kiwi Kapers concert in October.
We would love to have your school on board to share our passion for music. You can find out more about APOPS at www.apo.co.nz/community-education/schools/apops or contact Miriam McCombe at email@example.com.
Ardmore Old Trouts invite you to Wairakei Resort on 17 October.
Cost $75pp earlybird, after 1 April $80pp.
Dinner and entertainment included
Email Janeve Green for registration details or visit
Please spread the word.
Limited to first 300 registrations.
Save the dates for your FREE educational documentary screenings for school students in Auckland and Wellington, followed by question and answer sessions with film makers and experts.
We'll also provide free educational resources to support your lesson plans in the classroom.
Auckland: 28 May–5 June
Wellington: 11–19 June
Māngere: 19 and 20 August (limited season)
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
We hope to see you at the movies!
Find out how schools, kura kaupapa, early childhood education centres, and kōhanga reo can take action to protect children and young people from vaping at hpa.org.nz/programme/education/vaping.
Vauxhall School would like to extend a warm welcome to all our past and present pupils, staff, Board of Trustees, whānau and community to join us to celebrate 100 years.
We have a wonderful selection of activities planned for Friday 6 and Saturday 7 November.
All former pupils, staff, associates, and friends of the school are invited to register to attend the celebration via the school website www.vauxhall.school.nz/school-info/news-events/vauxhall-school-centenary.
We would love to see you there.
NZ On Screen calls for entries from aspiring student filmmakers for its annual ScreenTest competition
Following the success of 2019’s ScreenTest competition, NZ On Screen is once again asking young filmmakers to start thinking about entries for this year’s competition.
ScreenTest is a nationwide competition that gives students the chance to create their very own piece of screen heritage.
Secondary and intermediate school students are invited to make or animate a short film of no more than 10 minutes, on the theme of ‘Justice’.
Entries must be submitted to NZ On Screen by 30 October.
For more information visit: www.nzonscreen.com/screentest.
RE Provocations invites you to a thought-provoking weekend of international and local speakers.
We are excited to have Tiziana Filippini (Pedagogista) and Marco Spaggiari (Atelierista) from Reggio Children, Italy; Harold Göthson (Sweden); Professor Linda Mitchell and Thelma Chapman (Aotearoa New Zealand) presenting on 27-29 March.
Our aim is to unpack and explore the ways children utilise their many languages of learning to investigate the complex and varied world(s) they operate in.
Conference participants will have the opportunity to challenge their thinking, engage in reflective conversations and explore their ideas.
For further information and registration please go to our website www.reggioemilia.org.nz.
Introducing clean sport to NZ schools
• FREE interactive workshops - values based education, identification of risks, supplement use, influences and more
• Group learning, games and FUN
• Athlete educators
Workshop duration: 45 minutes – 1 hour (can be modified to suit).
General – across all students. Content tailored to year levels.
Focussed – academy sports students/high performing sports students and teams.
Parent and support personnel – tailored education for parents, coaches and support personnel in a dedicated workshop.
Book a Good Clean Sport – Youth Workshop Today
Visit https://drugfreesport.org.nz/what-we-do/education/good-clean-sport-youth or call (0800) DRUG FREE.
Presented By: Taylor Heads - 30 Apr, Wellington
Venue: Childspace Institute, 45 Helston Rd, Johnsonville, Wellington
Pathways to Primary School
As we know, it is common for tamariki to go to school once they are five. In contrast it is uncommon for tamariki to have the same experience of going to school as their peers. Tamariki create different pathways at different paces when getting amongst all the ‘preparing’ for school. One size does not fit all.
Course runs from 9am-3pm.
Normal Price: $195
Being an Effective HOD
This course is suitable for new HODs/HOLs/HOFs/HOLAs of any sized department, learning area or faculty, and for leaders who want to refresh or review their practice.
$650 + GST per person
3+ registrations from the same school: $590 + GST per person
The Walking Access Commission Ara Hīkoi Aotearoa invites your students to enter our Top Outdoor Spot 2020 competition to promote access to the outdoors.
The competition runs until 4 July. School children send in a photo, artwork or poem/story of their favourite outdoor spot.
The top 3 entries in each category win a prize pack for themselves and/or their school.
The 3 categories are:
Best Art, and
While this competition is targeted at Y4–8, teachers may encourage younger or older students to take part.
More details: www.walkingaccess.govt.nz/education-space/tos.
Simply Phonics is a fully planned phonics programme integrating oral language, spelling patterns, phonics, writing and reading.
The Simply Phonics Model highlights the fact that there is an incremental sequence for teaching phonics. Phonics only adds value to children's spelling when their teachers are super confident and knowledgeable in all areas of phonics.
By the end of the 2 days all teachers will leave with a significant boost in their knowledge, passion and skills in teaching phonics.
As an added bonus:
This will be the most inspirational, fun and multi-sensory workshop of the year!
For further details email: email@example.com.
Dates: 10–12 April, (Easter weekend).
The organising committee warmly invites all past students, staff, PTA and BOT members to celebrate the 60th Jubilee of the college.
The full programme and registration details are available on the alumni website: www.spotswoodcollegealumni.co.nz
Registration can be done either online, or by downloading the form and mailing to: Spotswood College 60th Jubilee organising committee, Box 6064, Moturoa, New Plymouth 4344.
For more information either email to: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (027) 284 5557.
Want to build your relationships with rangatahi at your school?
Looking for approaches to the holistic wellbeing of young people?
Keen to improve the ways your team structures youth voice and participation?
INVOLVE is the national youth health and development conference in Aotearoa. It is a 3-day conference jam-packed full of keynotes, presentations, crowd-sourcing sessions, and connection-building. Our vision is to see all young people in Aotearoa thrive – and we know that great support people in schools are key to seeing this vision realised.
For more information about the conference, buying tickets or applying to present, head to: www.involve.org.nz.
The United Nations Association of New Zealand has held regional secondary school speech awards for over 30 years.
The regional finals will be announced soon and are likely to take place in late March/early April.
The regional winner will compete in Wellington on Friday 8 May. Travel expenses to Wellington will be met. Additional guests such as parents must be self-funded.
Students must speak for 6-8 minutes and must make a particular reference to the aims, work and aspirations of the United Nations.
We invite your school to register contestant/s online via:
An early registration is preferred.
Calling all secondary school language teachers to participate in a short survey! Complete in only 20 minutes!
The survey seeks to understand your perceptions of increased ‘diversity’ in NZ language classes. Your responses will help to identify the needs of language learners and enhance overall language learning and teaching experiences.
The survey can be accessed through the following link:
Thank you and please feel free to forward the survey to other language teachers!
100 year celebrations for Whakatāne High School are coming to Whakatāne over the Easter Weekend, on 10–11 April.
Mix and mingle on Friday 10 April, Good Friday
Saturday, official pōwhiri, chance to reminisce about the ‘good ol’ days’ while enjoying activities such as decade photos, school tours and a hāngī. The Saturday night is the glitz and glamour event with a centenary dinner and dance.
Registrations for this important event open today and limited tickets are available for some activities.
Information can be found as a link on www.whakatanehigh.school.nz or contact email@example.com.
Engaging, hands-on kits that excite kids in STEM subjects.
We make STEM easy with all materials and curriculum linked lesson plans ready to go, straight out of the box!
The only digital technology resources developed in New Zealand to support the curriculum.
For further details: www.creokit.co.nz.
Seaweek: Saturday 29 February to Sunday 8 March 2020!
The theme this year is: Connecting with our Seas, Ko au te moana, ko te moana ko au – I am the sea, the sea is me.
NZAEE & MERC encourage everyone to take the opportunity to celebrate and learn more about our marine environment by taking part in Seaweek.
Check out the Ocean Champion Challenge – you can enter the whole class! It requires entrants to undertake a specific 'Ocean Challenge' to help solve a problem in the marine environment.
Any questions about events in your region please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
This is a sophisticated, interactive Communication in Leadership Programme designed to build individual and group communication, confidence and leadership skills.
Great communication skills are at the core of inspirational leadership. The focus of this course is on individual and group communication. How to listen, how to be heard and how to create a group dynamic where everyone is valued and goals are achieved.
This is a fun, interactive 3 hour course for student councils, prefects, boarding house leaders, any students in a leadership role.
Contact us today to bring a course to your school: www.facebook.com/MindFlowltd.
In March 2020 we're inviting you to join an expedition of discovery to find out what climate change is all about.
On this expedition you're going to become a climate scientist. Part of your mission is to build your own story using some easy to use tech tools. This will be an empowering and fun opportunity to become part of the solution to climate change.
Parents and Teachers Note: Climate change can be a difficult topic for students and teachers. We will aim to keep the science simple and to emphasise responses to climate change.
Caritas Challenge is back for another year!
Are you ready to stand together to help those living with poverty or injustice? Get your friends, class, school or youth group together and for one day of difference you can help create a lifetime of change. This nationwide event offers hands-on experiences that are fun and informative while raising funds for those most in need in 2020.
Participants in the Caritas Challenge undertake an activity for up to 24 hours to raise awareness of social justice in their own communities and beyond.
Learn more and register today at https://caritas.org.nz/caritas-challenge.
Small teams of girls and boys required to form U18, U17 and U16 to represent NZ for 25 April 2021.
Great educational experience for approx. one week stay, visiting special WWI sites, attending the ANZAC service where NZ soldiers are buried, training before ANZAC Day event and more.
Amazing opportunity representing NZ plus bringing awareness across New Zealand communities – forgotten chapter of WWI.
For details contact: John Calleja +61 4149 32481 / email:
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 Science Roadshow has been 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. This exciting and entertaining learning programme broadens students' knowledge of the STEM subjects.
It includes –
Two new shows:
Kitchen Chemistry – chemistry from the kitchen pantry
Balloons and Bernoulli – a question of pressure
New exhibit themes:
Sight and illusion
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 email@example.com or ph (03) 974 1417 for queries or to book a performance at your school.
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
NZEALS 2020 Conference TŪRANGAWAEWAE: A place to stand
Join with practitioners and researchers in educational leadership from across Aotearoa, New Zealand and internationally.
Registration is now open for the NZEALS biennial conference, to be held from 15–17 April at the University of Waikato in Hamilton, New Zealand.
Full programme details and registration links are on the NZEALS conference page https://nzeals.org.nz/conference-2020.
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.
Dr Restall's research into causes and cures for underachievement can greatly improve achievement and prevent underachievement by
using some of the proven strategies given within this book.
It is written to suit students, teachers, and parents.
Dr Restall has been a teacher for 40 years and gained qualifications from 3 universities in 3 countries; England, New Zealand and Australia.
Details can be obtained from Dr Leonard Restall; email email@example.com.
Join us during Seaweek 2020 to celebrate our connection with the sea and investigate the health of our marine environment. Your students will explore the many uses of marine areas and how we can better manage the human impacts on these valuable ecosystems. Students will identify different species living in Ōhiwa Harbour and explore the relationship between sea stars and mussels. They will touch a sea star, describe its physical characteristics and investigate its adaptations. Students will also take a closer look at mussels to discover what role they play in this ecosystem and how people are changing this environment.
Registration for the NZ Choral Federation’s Secondary School Choral Festival, THE BIG SING 2020, opens on 18 February. Entries close on 18 March 2020; late entries (subject to a late fee) must be received by 6 April 2020.
For more information, visit http://www.nzcf.org.nz/big-sing-2019-dates-venues/ or contact THE BIG SING National Coordinator Elizabeth Crayford, firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.com; website www.youthweek.org.nz.
BOP Dance invites you to enter the 20th FreshMoves BOP Dance Festival
A non-competitive celebration of dance in our primary schools.
• Teams of 20–50 Y3–8 students present a 5–7minute dance based on the festival theme (to be announced at the Festival launch early next year)
• Students lead the creative process using the STRANDS and ELEMENTS of dance
• The focus is dance; props are to be kept at a minimum, no sets, signs, pre-recorded voices
• Each team rehearses, observes and supports other students during the day and performs in the evening.
For further information email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bring your students to the Hamilton Zoo for a hands-on LEOTC experience, where they can ask questions of experienced Zoo staff, experience animals and learn about conservation, science, or even art and maths!
We create education programmes tailored to the needs of you and your students.
Get in touch today to find out more: ph (07) 838 6887; email email@example.com.
Past students, staff and their families are invited to celebrate 150 years of learning at Upokongaro School on Saturday 14 March 2020.
Registrations are required with the option of lunch, dinner dance and a river cruise to Upokongaro on the Wairua.
Contact the school to register (06) 345 6424; email firstname.lastname@example.org or download the registration form from our 150th Celebrations Facebook page.
In 2018, Keep New Zealand Beautiful (KNZB) launched Kiki Kiwi and Friends, as part of the “Litter Less” programme for students aged 5–11 years old. These litter centric educational resources are based on the adventures of Kiki the Kiwi and his endeavour to stop litterers! They’ve been developed to help 5–11 year olds understand and respond to litter and littering issues and they are aligned with the New Zealand Curriculum.
If you are unable to locate your school’s kit, please get in touch with us.
The programme can also be accessed and downloaded digitally at www.knzb.org.nz/kiki-kiwi-and-friends.
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.
Mike Anderson – Transition to School
Kate Ward – Dance
Kahli Oliveira – Creativity in the Classroom
Tahi Mappborren - Drama
Abbi Cardno and Daisy Macgregor – Playbased Learning Jellybeans Music
One day conference will be held in Auckland onSaturday 4 April 2020.
Tai Tokerau Annual Leadership Conference 2020
Making Connections: Powerful Stories Shaping Our Future
Dates: 7–9 April 2020.
Confirmed speakers include:
Pio Terei (our wonderful MC)
Chris Clay- Thinking Differently
Annah Stretton- The RAW Project
Rawiri Paratene - Actor, Presenter, Writer
Rob Hewitt – Inspirational story of survival.
FarNet is an online community of schools, using a ‘learning exchange’ model to provide a wide range of courses within the secondary school context.
Affiliated schools can access a broad curriculum and cater for individual student subject needs, from Y9–13.
Become part of this innovative teaching and learning community. Membership and enrolment information available now!
For further information visit: farnet.school.nz.
The Australasian Ethics Olympiad aims to promote and encourage the development of collaboration, critical thinking and respectful dialogue around relevant and interesting ethical issues.
This event is open to Y10-13. Each school may enter 2 teams consisting of 5 students each.
For further details and to register https://ethicsolympiad.yahoosites.com.
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.
Winton Primary and District High School invites all current and former students, staff and BOT members to join us in celebrating our 150th Jubilee from 23–25 October 2020.
Registration details and Programme of Events will be posted on our reunion Facebook page and also Winton School website once they are confirmed.
Please spread the word to all former students and staff! This is your chance to catch up with old friends and colleagues and see how much the school has changed over the years.
For further information please contact us on (03) 236 7238 or email email@example.com.