Courses


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Leading And Teaching


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Why do we feel that we need to apply the word leader to only certain teachers? One reason is that most of us think of a leader as someone who takes on additional roles. The perception that “regular” teachers are not leaders is reinforced by historical patterns of management.

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Supporting Social And Moral Competence


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Social and moral competence enables children to interact with peers in a variety of ways and contexts and to maintain positive relationships with peers and adults, both of which are critical for future success. It is through positive relationships that children learn best.

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Literacy in Early Childhood Education


See list of North Island Tour – 9am to 3pm


The workshop will deliver practical and visual literacy teaching skills. The workshop highlights the importance of laying a strong foundation of listening, talking, reading, and writing. Teachers will come away with loads of activity ideas to improve childrens sound discrimination, attention span, auditory memory, vocabulary, expressive language, awareness of print, alphabet knowledge, and mark-making a course not to be missed.

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Mathematics in Early Childhood Education


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This workshop will deliver practiced teaching skills and highlight the importance of using mathematical dialogue in communication. It will equip teachers to feel confident and competent in teaching all aspects of mathematics.

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Special Character Centres


Auckland 29th May – 9am to 3pm


The workshop will include what it means to teach from a Biblical viewpoint, how Te Ao (the Maori world view) sits comfortably with the Christian Early Learning setting, how values-based learning is for everyone and how to engage young children in a fun and holistic Christian programme.

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Smart and Healthy Organisations


Date TBA – 9am to 3pm


By building a positive team culture, it is possible to reduce stress and foster a sense of ownership. If you want to develop and contribute to a positive work culture in your organisation, this is the workshop for you.

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The Inquiry Based Approach


Saturday (Date TBA) – 9am to 3pm


Our ECE curriculum requires us to prioritise the support of children’s developing working theories. Children need the skills to inquire, theories, collaborate, and problem-solve.

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Fundamental Teaching Theories


Date TBA – 9am to 3pm


Teachers are the most important resources in any ECE setting. “Kaiako has a responsibility to be knowledgeable about theories that underpin effective pedagogy in Te Whariki, it’s framework and intent.” Te Whariki,