During lockdown, I had the opportunity to present at New Zealand’s first virtual Impact Unconference. With an overall theme of ‘collaboration’, it aimed to help participants generate ways to collaborate in order to build our future post Covid-19 so everyone can thrive. This was the first time the event had been run in New Zealand and I found it to…
Learning is complex and nuanced, and sometimes hard to distill into one finite area. The new PLD priorities (formerly known as locally-focused PLD, now regionally-allocated PLD) pave the way for bold approaches with the NZC, and of course in how we design professional learning and development.
Doing this allows us to understand what makes Aotearoa distinctive and unique. Te Takanga o Te Wā is a document published in 2015 to support the understanding of Māori history for year 1-8 students and their teachers. When utilised well, this resource provides all students with a knowledge-base they can identify with.
Effective goal setting is one of the most important reflective processes in any learning environment. It is an area of teaching (and leading) which is critical to helping learners become self-managing. Learn how to start the year with goal setting using a Google Form.