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Senior Head Teacher Day

Wednesday, 13 March 2019

9.00am to 3.00pm

Venue TBC

New Head Teacher Day

Thursday, 28 March 2019

9.00am to 3.00pm

Gear Homestead

Induction and Mentoring

All Mentors and Mentees to attend

Saturday, 23 March 2019

9.00am to 1.00pm

Cossie Club

 

 

 

 

         

Learning Support

Monday, 25 March 2019

3.30pm to 5.00pm

South End Kindergarten

Learning Support

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

3.30pm to 5.00pm

Cottle Kindergarten

Learning Support

Wednesday, 27 March 2019

3.45pm to 5.15pm

Johnsonville Club

Learning Support

Thursday, 28 March 2019

3.30pm to 5.00pm

Raumati Beach

 

 

 

 

 

Monday, 18 March 2019

3.00pm to 5.00pm

Coastlands Shopping Centre - Rimu Room

Tuesday, 19 March 2019

3.00pm to 5.00pm

WM Head Office Porirua

Wednesday, 20 March 2019

3.00pm to 5.00pm

Walter Nash Stadium Lower Hutt

Wednesday, 27 March 2019

3.00pm to 5.00pm

Island Bay School 'The Hub'

Thursday, 28 March 2019

3.00pm to 5.00pm

Carterton Events Centre

Friday, 29 March 2019

3.00pm to 5.00pm

Johnsonville Community Centre

      

 

 

     

 

Monday, 15 April 2019

9.00am to 4.00pm

Carterton Events Centre

Tuesday, 16 April 2019

9.00am to 4.00pm

Porirua Club

Wednesday, 17 April 2019

9.00am to 4.00pm

Porirua Club

Wednesday, 17 April 2019

9.00am to 4.00pm

Kapiti Operations Centre

Thursday, 18 April 2019

9.00am to 4.00pm

Porirua Club

Thursday, 18 April 2019

9.00am to 4.00pm

Birchville Kindergarten

Tuesday, 23 April 2019

9.00am to 4.00pm

Porirua Club

 

 

 

  

Tapasā Turu 2 - Cultural competencies framework for teachers of Pacific learners

Collaborative, respectful relationships and professional behaviours

 

Teachers will establish and maintain collaborative and respectful relationships and professional behaviours that enhance learning and wellbeing

for Pacific learners.  They will explore and understand key aspects or values that contribute to building strong relationships

with Pacific learners, families and communities.

 

Monday, 25 February 2019

3.30pm to 5.30pm

Porirua Club

Tuesday, 26 February 2019

4pm to 6pm

Southwards

Monday, 4 March 2019

3.30pm to 5.30pm

Cossie Club

Monday, 11 March 2019

3.30pm to 5.30pm

Carterton Events Centre

Tuesday, 12 March 2019

3.30pm to 5.30pm

Johnsonville Club

Tuesday, 5 March 2019

3.30pm to 5.30pm

Toi Tu Kilbirnie

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday, 7 March 2019

4pm to 5.30pm

WM Head Office

Thursday, 14 March 2019

3.15pm to 4.45pm

Totora Park Kindergarten

Thursday, 21 March 2019

4pm to 5.30pm

Parsons Ave Kindergarten

Thursday, 4 April 2019

4pm to 5.30pm

WM Head Office

Thursday, 11 April 2019

3.15pm to 4.45pm

Totora Park Kindergarten

Thursday, 18 April 2019

4pm to 5.30pm

Parsons Ave Kindergarten

 

 

 

 

 

Please put these dates in your diaries.  As you can see there are some PLD opportunities offered throughout the term. 

You can enorl for all PLD on HR.Net.  Course Descriptions will be sent to you at the beginning of the term.

 

PLD

Date

Time

Venue

Storypark: for Admin Support

 

This is an introductory session and includes an overview of Storypark, with a brief look at the key features and a focus on tasks that Admin Support Staff may be responsible for (such as: adding and removing children/ downloading and saving children’s portfolios/setting up templates/ using it for your appraisal…). There will be plenty of time to ask questions and practice. While this session will mainly be of interest to Admin Staff, Teachers who are not yet using Storypark may find it a useful introductory session.
Please bring along a laptop or a tablet/IPad to use during the session, if possible and your questions!

 

 

Please note this PLD is now on the 29th May 2019 before the Regional Staff Meeting

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, 20 February 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.00pm to 2.30pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cossie Club Upper Hutt

Environments

 

Join us at Owhiro Bay kindergarten for a trip to their community garden and for  a professional discussion around how teachers use this space to support the teaching and learning programme

 

 

 

Thursday, 21 February 2019

 

 

 

3.30pm 5.30pm

 

 

 

Owhiro Bay

Kindergarten

Ukulele Group 2

Wednesday, 27 February 2019

5.00pm to 6.00pm

Taitoko Kindergarten

Storypark


This session will provide opportunities to learn how to set up templates, and use a plan (including how to add information, upload other documents and link to stories and plans within Storypark). We will also cover how to set up rooms to make filing easier.  There will be time for your questions!  
Please bring along a laptop or a tablet/IPad to use during the session, if possible  and your questions!

 

 

 

Thursday, 28 February 2019

 

 

 

3.30pm to 5.30pm

 

 

 

Southwards Car museum

Kapiti

Ukulele Group 1

Thursday, 28 February 2019

7.30pm to 8.30pm

Petone Kindergarten

Sexualised Behaviour

 

Due to several relatively new factors more children are presenting with inappropriate sexualised behaviour not consistent with their age.
This is one of the most challenging situations for early Childhood and other professionals to address.
As Early Childhood Learning Environments are a primary space for children to play out the issues that they face- Early Childhood Professionals are the ones who are most likely to be in the position where they are required to intervene effectively and with skill around this challenging issue
.

 

 

 

Tuesday, 5 March 2019

 

 

 

3.30pm to 5.00pm

 

 

 

Carterton Events Centre

Code and Standards: Introduction

 

In this workshop we will introduce you to the Code of Professional Responsibility and the Standards for the Teaching Profession through the values that underpin them, our commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and start unpacking the Code and Standards themselves. This workshop is for anyone who has not had PLD about the Code and Standards before and would like to take a look at them together to understand where they have come from and how they can be used to guide and support us as teachers. 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, 6 March 2019

 

 

 

 

 

3:30pm to 5:00pm

 

 

 

 

 

Gear Homestead

Porirua

Te Taiao

 

This workshop is a way of looking at sustainability through a Te Ao Māori (Māori world view) lens, within the context of how everything interconnects within a body and thus also reflected in Te Taiao (the environment).

 

 

Wednesday, 6 March 2019

 

 

4.00pm to 6.00pm

 

 

Parsons Ave Kindergarten

Te Manawa

 

Can we shift paradigms from learned to learning?

 

Thursday, 7 March 2019

 

3.30am to 5.30pm

 

Gear Homestead

Porirua

Waiata mo Tamariki

 

- Waiata, poi, rākau and haka and its application.

 

Tuesday, 12 March 2019

 

4.00pm to 5.30pm

 

Otaki Kindergarten

Te Manawa 

 

Can we shift paradigms from learned to learning?

Thursday, 14 March 2019

3.30pm to 5.30pm

Taitoko

Kindergarten

Storypark

 

Using the planning function effectively
This session will provide opportunities to learn how to set up templates, and use a plan (including how to add information, upload other documents and link to stories and plans within Storypark). We will also cover how to set up rooms to make filing easier.  There will be time for your questions!
  
Please bring along a laptop or a tablet/IPad to use during the session, if possible and your questions!

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday, 21 March 2019

 

 

 

 

 

3.30pm -5.30pm

 

 

 

 

 

Carterton Events Centre

Te Manawa 101

 

(please note this PLD is open to all new teachers and runs alongside the induction and mentoring session)

 

For all PCT’s and all teachers new to WMK.  Our expectation is that as a new teacher inducting into WMK, you attend workshops introducing Te Manawa.

The workshop is also open to any other teachers who would like to engage with this document.

Further workshops will be continue to be provided in different regions over the year.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday, 23 March 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9am to 11am

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cossie Club

Learning Support 

 

How does loose-parts play support children with learning needs?

Monday, 25 March 2019

3.30pm to 5.00pm

South End Kindergarten

Learning Support 

 

How does loose-parts play support children with learning needs?

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

3.30pm to 5.00pm

Cottle Kindergarten

Learning Support 

 

How does loose-parts play support children with learning needs?

Wednesday, 27 March 2019

3.45pm to 5.15pm

Johnsonville Club

Ukulele Group 2

Wednesday, 27 March 2019

5.00pm to 6.00pm

Taitoko Kindergarten

Learning Support 

 

How does loose-parts play support children with learning needs?

Thursday, 28 March 2019

3.30pm to 5.00pm

Raumati Beach

Kindergarten

Playground Safety

 

This workshop will provide you with an understanding of why as ECE professionals we need to care about having safe playgrounds and following NZ Safety Standards requirements. We will also cover the key responsibilities for setting up safe, challenging and appropriate learning for our tamariki in the outdoor environment.

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday, 28 March 2019

 

 

 

 

 

3.00pm to 5.00pm

 

 

 

 

 

Seatoun

Kindergarten

Ukulele Group 1

Thursday, 28 March 2019

7.30pm to 8.30pm

Petone Kindergarten

Sexualised Behaviour

 

Due to several relatively new factors more children are presenting with inappropriate sexualised behaviour not consistent with their age.
This is one of the most challenging situations for early Childhood and other professionals to address.
As Early Childhood Learning Environments are a primary space for children to play out the issues that they face- Early Childhood Professionals are the ones who are most likely to be in the position where they are required to intervene effectively and with skill around this challenging issue.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, 2 April 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.30pm to 5pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gear Homestead

Porirua

He Hitori o Te Tiriti o Waitangi

 

A historical view pre and post signing of Te Tiriti o Waitangi

 

 

Wednesday, 3 April 2019

 

 

4.00pm to 6.00pm

 

 

Carterton Kindergarten

Code and Standards: Introduction

 

In this workshop we will introduce you to the Code of Professional Responsibility and the Standards for the Teaching Profession through the values that underpin them, our commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and start unpacking the Code and Standards themselves. This workshop is for anyone who has not had PLD about the Code and Standards before and would like to take a look at them together to understand where they have come from and how they can be used to guide and support us as teachers. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday, 4 April 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

3:30pm to 5:30pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cossie Club

Upper Hutt

Internal Evaluation

 

Analysis Following on from the Strategic Internal Evaluation PLD we move onto focusing on Analysis of Data. An overview and practical strategies will support teams with the data gathering process to effectively respond to set indicators.

 

 

 

Thursday, 4 April 2019

 

 

 

3.30pm-5.30pm

 

 

 

Coastlands Shopping Centre

Rimu Room

Kapiti

Playground Safety

 

This workshop will provide you with an understanding of why as ECE professionals we need to care about having safe playgrounds and following NZ Safety Standards requirements. We will also cover the key responsibilities for setting up safe, challenging and appropriate learning for our tamariki in the outdoor environment.

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday, 4 April 2019

 

 

 

 

 

3.00 pm to 5.00pm

 

 

 

 

 

South End

Kindergarten

Code and Standards: Tātaiako

 

 In this workshop we will look deeper into how the Code of Professional Responsbility and the Standards for the Teaching Profession are supported and made more explicit by the use of Tātaiako and Tapasā. This will assist you in guiding, challenging and evidencing your teaching practice using those competencies. This workshop is for anyone who would like to explore how to integrate these aspects of teaching and learning into your appraisal work and in realtion to your annual review and strategic teaching and learning plans

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday, 15 April 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

1:00pm to 4:00pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cossie Club

Upper Hutt

Te Manawa  Please note venue change

 

Being an intentional teacher – How do I respond?

 

Monday, 15 April 2019

 

9.30am to  12.30pm

 

Coastlands Shopping Centre – Rimu Room

Transitions  Please note venue change

 

A focus on Continuity of Learning for tamariki into the Primary Sector as we intentionally explore how we can support and advocate for transition to be successful

 

 

Monday, 15 April 2019

 

 

1:30pm to 4:30pm

 

 

Coastlands Shopping Centre – Rimu Room

Ukulele Workshop

 

Basic chords and songs to aid your journey with ukulele.

 

Tuesday, 16 April 2019

 

1.00pm to 3.00pm

 

Strathmore Park Kindergarten

Equity Mindset in a Changing World

 

A central tenant of inclusive environments is that they are ‘inclusive  of everyone’. In this workshop we will encourage you to really think about what we need to do to further develop our own  ‘equity mindset for a changing world’. 

This will require us all to check our unspoken, unnamed and unrealised biases and assumptions, and consider what really drives our practice. How do we respond to our changing world to challenge and broaden our thinking around any context for inclusion which could be age, gender, ability, culture, size, economic, appearance, family makeup….
Our key question is: Are we expecting children to ‘conform’ to ‘this place’ or are we constructing environments that work for all tamariki and whanau.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, 17 April 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9:30am to 12:30pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Toi Tu Kilbirnie

 

Please note change of venue from the Cossie Club, Upper Hutt.

Te Manawa

 

Being an intentional teacher – How do I respond?

 

 

Wednesday, 17 April 2019

 

 

1.30am to 4.30pm

 

 

Toi Tu Kilbirnie

Child Protection - Abuse recognition and response training - Full day course


This course provides up to the minute thinking and best practice on recognition and responses to all forms of potential and actual of neglect and abuse sustained by children under 5 years of age.
The topic is explored via written and verbal information, relevant activities, and the drawing upon the Early Childhood setting.

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday, 18 April 2019

 

 

 

 

 

9.00am to 3pm

 

 

 

 

 

Toi Tu Kilbirnie

Social Competency : Emotional Intelligence

 

Young children’s cognitive development occurs mainly in the context of social relationships –who learn from participating with peers and more skilled members of society. Not being able to initiate and maintain relationships is a source of anguish and loneliness, even for very young children.

 

There are many ways that early childhood teachers can help young children with their social development.  We want to take a positive slant on this topic by not focussing on ‘managing unacceptable behaviour’ but on ‘developing a teacher’s tool kit of strategies and skills that will help young children develop their social competence’.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday, 18 April 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.00pm to 4.00pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gear Homestead

Porirua

Supporting Leaderful Practice

 

Learning to be educational leaders who are equipped to support high quality and equitable education in New Zealand is a multi-faceted and complex process.

In recent years, there has been an increasing emphasis on developing all teachers’ capabilities as leaders.

In response to this emphasis, we will be using a cluster approach to provide PLD around building leaderful practice during 2019.

Being involved in the cluster means:

•              Attending three workshops over the year, that are framed around the nine capabilities identified in the recently published Educational Leadership Capability Framework.

•              Undertaking a small inquiry around some aspect of leaderful practice.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday, 18 April 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9.30am to 12.00pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WM Office

Porirua

Poi Making Workshop

 

Please bring 2 clear or white plastic bags, 2 different colur balls of wool

 

Tuesday, 23 April 2019

 

1.00pm to 3.00pm

 

Moira Gallagher Kindergarten

Ukulele Group 2

Wednesday, 24 April 2019

5.00pm to 6.00pm

Taitoko Kindergarten

Ukulele Group 1

Thursday, 25 April 2019

7.30pm to 8.30pm

Petone Beach Kindergarten

Storypark: for Admin Support

 

This is an introductory session and includes an overview of Storypark, with a brief look at the key features and a focus on tasks that Admin Support Staff may be responsible for (such as: adding and removing children/ downloading and saving children’s portfolios/setting up templates/ using it for your appraisal…). There will be plenty of time to ask questions and practice. While this session will mainly be of interest to Admin Staff, Teachers who are not yet using Storypark may find it a useful introductory session.
Please bring along a laptop or a tablet/IPad to use during the session, if possible and your questions!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, 29 May 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.00pm to 2.30pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cossie Club Upper Hutt

 

 

 

 

                            

                           

                                                              

 

 

 

Exploring Te Whāriki using a Kaupapa Maori lens

Presented by Lesley Rameka and Arapera Card at your Regional Staff Meeting

Kāpiti and Horowhenua

21st February - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Southward Car Museum

Sharon Coulton, ST Team

 

Arohanui

Betty Montford

Fanau Pasifika

Ngahina

Otaki

Paraparaumu

Parsons Avenue

Raumati Beach

Raumati South

Taitoko

Te Timatanga Hou

Waikanae

Wellington City North

26 February - 3:30pm to 5:30pm

Johnsonville Club

Sharon Coulton, Paula Hunt and ST Team

 

Bellevue

Campbell

Churton Park

Johnsonville Full Day

Johnsonville West

Karori

Khandallah

Newlands

Ngaio

Northland

Onslow

Paparangi

Sunshine

Wadestown

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wellington City, South and East

27th February - 3:30pm to 5:30pm

Wellington SPCA - The Ward, Newtown

Sharon Coulton, ST Team

 

Berhampore

Brooklyn

Hataitai

Island Bay

Lyall Bay

Matairangi

Miramar Central

Miramar North

Newtown

Owhiro Bay

Pikopiko 

Seatoun  

Strathmore

Tai Tamariki

Wellington South

Wairarapa

28th February - 3:30pm to 5:30pm

Carterton Events Centre

Sharon Coulton, ST Team

 

 

Carterton

Greytown

Kahurangi

Lansdowne

Manaia

Martinborough

Masterton West

Meta Riddiford

South End

Una Williams

York Street

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       
   

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