Courses


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Supporting Social And Moral Competence


10th July 2021 – 9am to 3pm


The workshop will include a range of practical and flexible strategies such as understanding expectations around the six areas of respect, the importance of giving clear and achievable instructions, establishing consistent routines, developing care and empathy for others and how to achieve the ‘power of once’.

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Literacy And Numeracy In ECE


2nd October 2021 – 9am to 3pm


The workshop will deliver practical and visual literacy-maths teaching skills. The workshop highlights the importance of using maths dialogue and acknowledges how maths communication skills can be developed by connecting to literacy and other areas including science and the arts.

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Fundamental Teaching Theories


Saturday (Date TBA) – 9am to 1pm


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,

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The Inquiry Based Approach


Saturday (Date TBA) – 9am to 1pm


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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Smart and Healthy Organisations


Saturday (Date TBA) – 9am to 1pm


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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Special Character Centres


Saturday (Date TBA) – 9am to 1pm


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.