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.