Workshop Sessions 2021

Workshop Session Schedule

   

Workshop Session One

Saturday Morning 24th Sept, 11.00am - 12.30pm

 

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Workshop Details

1 Helen Armstrong - "Care and Curriculum" A practical guide to providing respectful care for infants and toddlers in group settings. This workshop will explore what it means to have care at the heart of the curriculum, covering respectful relationships, quality care moments, rituals, ideal environment set up and much more.
2 Sharon Holt - "Kia kaha te reo Maori" Gain confidence to use more Māori language with children through Te Reo Singalong books. Sharon Holt is known for her popular Te Reo Singalong books and her video tips on Māori language pronunciation. In this workshop, Sharon will outline her top tips for pronouncing Māori words, phrases and place names. These tips will help educators to gain confidence to use the Māori resources all around them, including Te Reo Singalong books. Sharon will also show you how to bring Te Reo Singalong books to life with easy props.
3 Pearl DSilva - "Through the Looking Glass and Beyond" Who in the world am I? Ah, that's the great puzzle! Using a few famous quotes from the book, Pearl will engage participants in a discussion on providing an authentic home-based programme that supports children’s holistic development through research, exercises and kōrero.

 

 

   

Workshop Session Two

Saturday Afternoon 24th Sept, 1.30pm - 3.00pm

 

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Workshop Details

1 Mike Bedford - "Imagination Worlds" An interactive discussion around how kaiako and educators can create environments (indoors and outdoors) as places to BE as well as to do.
2 Pat Davey (ERO) - "When ERO knocks on the door" What to plan for and expect when you are notified of an upcoming ERO review. This includes some tips and tricks around 'how to' approach a review with confidence and clarity!
3 Pearl DSilva- "Sailing the 7 Cs: Play as an anchor to nurture resilience"  A hands-on, playful experience for home-based educators to reflect on resilience; their own as well as in children in their care

 

   

Workshop Session Three

Sunday Morning 25th Sept, 10.30am - 12pm

 

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Workshop Details

Lisa Terreni - "Art and Wellbeing for Educators" Focus on delegates and nourishing their own creativity
2 Kathryn Berkett - "Raising Resilience" Explore how trauma can impact the development of the brain, and how we can increase the ‘antidote’ - resilience
3 Mike Bedford - "ECE Reform Projects" An overview of three key projects that the ECE Reform are currently working on: 2:8 model for home-based ECE, quality-based contracting and the Early Years Ministry. Read more...