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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Using Navigating the Journey (Y 9-10)
This half-day course focuses on utilising the new Navigating
the Journey Years 9 and 10 resources to deliver comprehensive
relationship and sexuality education programmes to Year 9 – 10
students, as well as in alternative education settings. (Note that
these resources are reviewed and updated versions of the Hei
The ASB-Auckland Primary Principals’ Association (APPA) – Tai Tokerau Principals Association (TTPA) Travelling Fellowship Trust Board invites applications from primary principals in the Auckland and Northland areas for two types of awards tenable in 2021. One is for two terms with a grant of $35,000 and the other for one term with a grant of $20,000, both with leave on full pay.
Salaries for stepping up are also paid by the Ministry of Education.
Information packs are available from www.appa.org.nz
Applications close on Friday 1 May 2020.
Te Miro School and District 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 on Saturday 21 March 2020.
To register your interest, please email email@example.com or visit our Facebook page – Te Miro School and District Centenary.
Please spread the word to all former students and staff.
We would love to see you there.
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 facilitated by a zoology graduate with a passion for inspiring children about animals and the environment.
Choose a topic: animal habitats, animal diversity, endangered animals, animals and the environment, pets and petcare, life cycles, food chains, creative writing; or we tailor sessions to you, all featuring our extensive animal collection.www.zooventures.co.nz.
Registrations are invited from schools wishing to participate in the VLN Primary School programmes in 2020. Prepare to participate now!
Online programmes include: te reo Māori, kapa haka, a wide range of languages, extension maths, literacy, digital technology, gifted and talented, science, web design, future planning - life skills, logo design, investing in the stock market, visual art, and astronomy.
Enrolments close 17 February 2020, starting mid term 1.
Find out more about our online programmes and how to register here
SAVE THE DATE!
Our theme of balancing assessment and learning arises from current discussions about the role of assessment in learning. Questions like, 'How much is enough assessment?', 'Are we assessing the ‘right’ things?,' 'How do we empower our students in assessment?' are troubling educators. Hear educational experts, including classroom practitioners, give insights on how to address such questions.
Keynote speaker: Associate Professor Mary Hill, University of Auckland.
Date: 23 April 2020.
Further information including registration will be available soon at www.nzai.org.nz/events-seminars.
As your 2020 planning takes shape, the Office of the Children’s Commissioner would like to recommend our FREE ‘Rights: Now! Engaging with children on matters that affect them’ education resource.
The Rights: Now! Level 2-3 education resource provides a great introduction to develop an understanding and practical application of children’s rights and the Children’s Convention, with a specific focus on a child’s right to have their say, participate and be heard.
Rights: Now! includes two sessions and hands-on activities as well as background information and resources.
For enquires about the Rights: Now! resource, please contact Sian Carvell: S.Carvell@occ.org.nz.