The Irish Lodge (ARA) in association with APPA continue to support this music competition for young musicians in Y5–8. This competition will, once again, be the most prestigious music competition for primary-intermediate aged children in Australasia.
Musicians who are eligible are:
Living somewhere in the APPA region between Pukekohe and Wellsford
In Y5–8 classes. Y9 and over are not eligible
Have NZ citizenship or have permanent residency. Proof required
Have Grade 5 or higher in music exams. A copy of the certificate is essential.
Applications will be accepted until Friday 16 August.
Full details/application forms can be found at: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1KRc2eAILh0HUdRLKayb6Y9uN18gd1oFw?usp=sharing.
Dates: 7–9 August.
Venue: Te Papa, Wellington.
The 2019 NASDAP Conference will inspire you to jump out of your comfort zone, finding the inspiration to be more resilient, involved and informed in your roles as APs/DPs. Join us to gain new perspectives and practical ideas to help you Go Out and Make a Difference in your own lives and the lives of those around you.
Keynote speakers include: Ann Milne, Nigel Latta, Marcus Akuhata-Brown, Lucy Hone, Ian Taylor and Mike King.
The programme will also include plenty of interactive workshops and networking functions.
For further information: www.confer.nz/nasdap2019.
Dates: 18–19 July.
Venue:Kohia Centre, Gate 1, 78 Epsom Ave, Epsom.
This symposium will provide an opportunity for education practitioners to access the most recent research and practice that describes effective and high quality inclusive education in both NZ schools and international examples.
A variety of speakers from different parts of the sector with wide knowledge and experience will address theory and research, share personal stories, political perspectives and future plans for inclusive education in NZ. Practical support and resources for teachers in the classroom will be a strong focus with opportunity for collaboration and discussion.
For further information: https://onlineforms.education.auckland.ac.nz/447467.
2019 Topic: 'Does our concern for security compromise peace?'
The United Nations Association of New Zealand has held regional secondary school speech awards for over 30 years and the National finals are held in conjunction with our Annual Conference in May. This year the National finals will be held in Wellington on Friday 21 June.
We invite your school to send contestant/s and register online via www.bit.ly/UNANZSpeechAward2019 by Friday 12 April (an early registration is preferred).