Virtual School Meanderings

May 11, 2017

Streaming Breakfast Seminar— 19 May

One for my Kiwi readers.

Inspiring professional learning at your convenience — streamed straight to you!
Kia ora Michael

We invite you to join our next live-stream presentation on Friday 19 May:

” What’s the Treaty got to do with it? ” The Treaty of Waitangi and future-focused education

While you are busy preparing our future leaders you might be asking, “what’s the Treaty got to do with it?”

This CORE Breakfast will explore practical ways that future-focused schools can grow their understanding of the Treaty of Waitangi. It will explore how we might apply the Treaty effectively in practice, so schools can maximise the wellbeing and success of all students and their whānau.

This CORE breakfast seminar will

  • Provide an introduction to the Treaty of Waitangi
  • Explore the Treaty and its relevance to future-focused teaching, learning and citizenship
  • Explore ways in which the Treaty of Waitangi can support the development of culturally responsive practices in your school, and advance the wellbeing and achievement of all students
  • Explore ways that the Treaty might be used to inform strategic planning and visioning for your school and/or kura
  • Discuss ways in which the Treaty can be used as a framework to support community and stakeholder engagement

Key Details
Date: Friday 19 May 2017
Seminar time: 7.30 am — 8.30 am (live stream)
Cost: Live stream only — $80 plus gst
Recorded video only — $80 plus gst
Live stream and recorded video — $120 plus gst
Presenters: Janelle Riki-Waaka and Alex Hotere-Barnes
Venue: Streamed live

Viewing options

Live stream: Watch the seminar as it happens, with the opportunity to ask the presenter questions via a virtual discussion space. $80 plus gst.

Recorded video: View a recording of the seminar at a time that suits you. We aim to have this available the Monday following the event. $80 plus gst.

Live stream and recorded video: Watch the live seminar, benefit from the discussion space and also receive access to the recorded video for future reference. $120 plus gst.

Want to see how streamed breakfasts work? Watch our short video

Register >

This session will be of interest to people who are:

  • Curious about understanding the implications of the Treaty of Waitangi as a foundational part of future-focused citizenship education
  • Committed to applying the Treaty in innovative ways to support raising achievement for all students and whānau
  • Interested in how the Treaty can be used as a framework to create equitable outcomes for all students and communities of interest

About our presenters

Manu Faaea-SemeatuJanelle is a trained primary teacher who has worked in both English medium and bilingual settings. Janelle works with schools delivering tailored professional development programmes and supporting the development of cluster visions, values and processes. She is committed and passionate about raising achievement for Māori students and enabling learning environments that foster both their cultural and academic needs. Janelle supports many schools and Māori medium kura to utilise e-Learning as a vehicle towards success for Māori students, as Māori students.

Manu Faaea-SemeatuAlex is a senior researcher and evaluator in Māori and English medium settings. He brings a critical research-based understanding to how systems change can enhance teaching, learning and educational well being. He is interested in resolving the disconnect that can take place between organisations, people’s wellbeing, and self-determination.

His strengths are in:
  • Treaty education and organisational development
  • Qualitative research and evaluation theory and practice
  • Exploring the intersection between non-Māori and Māori in education
  • Bilingual facilitation (reo Māori and English)
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