All schools experience underachievement in some measure, but there are good strategies to prevent this from happening and these can be found in the recently published book by Dr Leonard Restall, which is suitable for teachers, students and parents.
It is based on his research and 40 years of teaching experience.
Details can be obtained from Dr Leonard Restall; email email@example.com.
Applications invited from women who have connections with Franklin or who have a past or present residence in Franklin, who are undertaking a course at a university, polytechnic or college of education in New Zealand or re-training following an absence from employment.
Applications close 18 January 2019.
Application form, conditions and criteria available from our webpage www.bpwfranklin.org.nz or from firstname.lastname@example.org.
Facebook: Business and Professional Women BPW Franklin.
Fantastic international science opportunities for Y12 and Y13 students are being offered by Royal Society Te Apārangi in 2019.
Applicants must be in Y12 or Y13.
Applicants must be either a NZ citizen or permanent resident of NZ.
Applicants must be studying at least two science subjects and gaining at least a merit grade in their science subjects.
Applicants should be involved in a school leadership activity or contributing to the community in some way.
Applicants must be very good communicators.
Further information visit :https://royalsociety.org.nz/what-we-do/funds-and-opportunities/talented-school-students-travel-award/2018-international-science-opportunities-for-year-12-and-year-13-students.
Applications close Thursday 14 March 2019.
The New Zealand Social Sciences Conference (SocCon) 2019 will be held in Auckland 30 September–2 October 2019.
‘A Sense of Place’ is our theme, and the conference promises a stimulating programme for PD in 2019.
Make sure you save the date and put SocCon2019 into your calendar!
Visit the conference website www.soccon.net.nz/2019 for more details!
Come and celebrate, as a social science community, the breadth and diversity of our subject area. Connect with fellow social scientists to learn, be challenged and develop skills as expert educators in our field.
We look forward to seeing you in Auckland in 2019!
Creating a New Success: National Kāhui Ako and School Leaders' Forum.
Be on the front-edge of the wave; step back, reflect and adapt as we progress further into the 21st century.
DON'T miss this opportunity to engage with Charles Fadel, global education leader and Harvard scholar, about ‘Relevant Learning Competencies for better futures.’
When: 6–7 March 2019, 9.30am-3.30pm.
Where: Sancta Maria College Hall, Auckland.
• Early-bird before 20 December 2018, $250 +GST
• After 20 December price $300 + GST.
More info here http://bit.ly/createanewsuccess; email
Contact Brian Annan (021) 659302 or Mary Wootton (021)140 0053.
Every Child Elevated – Innovation, Opportunities and Vision in Early Learning Conference 2019
Join us for two days of inspiration 10–11 October 2019.
Forum North Centre, Whangarei.
Website and registrations open early 2019.
Dates: 31 January to 2 February 2020
Celebrating 100 years of Catholic education in the Horowhenua area. We are calling all past and present students, staff, teachers, whānau to join us for this once-in-a lifetime weekend of celebrations and remembrance. It will include a Friday night welcome and get together, Saturday activities and formal dinner and dance with a Sunday mass and final blessing.
For further details: www.facebook.com/StJosephsLevin100Years.
We look forward to meeting and reuniting with past friends.
Blessings, St Joseph's Centenary Committee.
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 August 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.
If you are a graduate teacher and your school/kura is eligible under the Voluntary Bonding Scheme, you could receive payments of at least $10,500.
Find out more on the TeachNZ website.
We are seeking 3–5 schools in a CoL to participate in the 2019 iteration of our research project into the effectiveness of this New Zealand developed programme.
JSU is taught by classroom teachers to Y5–8 students and
funded by ACC. The 6 module programme covers emotional literacy,
trust, and keeping safe in scary situations especially domestic violence.
Results have indicated class dynamics change and positive effects in literacy have been noted.
The 2017 summary report is available at:
To learn more or to register willingness to participate in 2019 contact:
Elaine Dyer, Project Leader: email email@example.com.
Registrations for the 42nd National Youth Jazz Competition are now open!
2019 National Youth Jazz Competition Friday April 5 and Saturday April 6 at Baycourt Community Event Centre, Tauranga.
Go to:www.nationalyouthjazz.org.nz for more information.
The competition will feature a concert on Friday April 5 featuring competition judges hosted by Jazz Tui Award winners Sumo Jazz – including some of the country’s best jazz players with guest performances by Dr Rodger Fox, Dr Dave Wilson and Dixon Nacey.
Combos: Blue Seven by Sonny Rollins
Big Band: Timeline by Jeff Jarvis
Contact National Youth Jazz Competition Manager, Liam Ryan: firstname.lastname@example.org.