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Celebrating Learning Stories Conference 2020
October 10, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm$200
This event has been postponed due to the Covid-19 alert levels currently in place in Auckland
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“As global citizens in a rapidly changing and increasingly connected world, children need to be adaptive, creative and resilient. They need to learn ‘how to learn’ so that they can engage with new contexts, opportunities and challenges with optimism and resourcefulness. For these reasons, Te Whāriki emphasises the development of knowledge, skills, attitudes and dispositions that support lifelong learning.” Te Whāriki English version (2017 p.7)
Our Keynote speakers for this year are Emeritus Professor Margaret Carr & Emeritus Professor Helen May, as original writers of Te Whāriki (1996) and Dr Lesley Rameka and Brenda Soutar, as writers engaged in Te Whāriki (2017). This will be a fabulous opportunity for all kaiako to connect with the past and present, and consider our role in the futures of children’s learning lives. The keynote speakers will address the issue surrounding Te Whāriki; pedagogy, pathways and progress, and what this might mean for assessment as we move forward in the 21st century. We also have a range of fantastic workshops to choose from!
9.00-10:00am Welcome and First Keynote Presentation
10:00-10:30am Buffet Morning tea
10:30-12:00pm Workshop Session One
12:00-1:00pm Buffet Lunch
1:00-2:30pm Workshop Session Two
2:30-3:30 Second Keynote Presentation and Poroporoaki
All attendees are required to select workshops for both Sessions.