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July 6, 2017

Education News And Advice – CORE July Newsletter

One for my Kiwi readers.

Inspiration for educators | Professional learning | Resources | Articles
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Kia Ora Michael

Welcome to our July issue of Ki te Ao. This month we feature:

  • CORE releases our Ten Trends impacting on education in 2017
  • 2016 Research papers from our eFellows 
  • 2017 Pasifika Grant recipients 
  • 2017 Māori Grant recipients 

Ten Trends impacting on education in 2017

We are pleased to announce CORE’s Ten Trends for 2017! The trends illustrate the areas of growing impact in education in the coming year and deliver valuable insights into what is driving the greater emphasis on a digital technologies curriculum in schools. Read more about CORE’s 2017 Ten Trends.

Facebook Live session — join Derek Wenmoth, Director of eLearning at CORE Education, for a Facebook Live session. To hear Derek discuss the release of CORE’s Ten Trends head to CORE’s Facebook page at 12.30pm tomorrow (Friday 7th July).

Read more >

2016 Research papers from our eFellows

CORE’s Dr Vince Ham eFellows are deeply passionate, skilled, and inquiring New Zealand educators, from early childhood to senior secondary, who have undertaken year-long research projects within their classrooms. Discover our 2016 eFellows’ research papers highlighting their research findings, learnings, and surprises!
Read the 2016 eFellows’ research papers >

Congratulations to our 2017 Pasifika Grant recipients

CORE Education offers the Pasifika Education Grant to support teachers (from early childhood education to senior secondary) whose hearts are in Pasifika Education. We are very excited to work with our four 2017 recipients on their highly interesting projects.
Learn more about our recipients and their projects.

Congratulations to our 2017 Māori Grant recipients

The CORE Māori Education Grants are to enhance Māori distinctiveness, illuminate creative potential, and support successful educational pathways. We are very excited to work with our seven 2017 recipients on their highly interesting projects.
Learn more about our recipients and their projects.

From the blog

Where do stories live?
Christine Alford shares her research findings, exploring the link between oral language and storytelling in early childhood education.
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Inter-disciplinary indigenous understandings
Rebbecca Sweeney and Suzi Gould summarise a story about building a framework of community values with an inter-disciplinary inquiry approach.
More >
Learning in leaps and bounds – a different way of learning 
Gemma Stewart shares her thoughts following her recent Aoraki Bound adventure.
More >
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Professional learning – workshops, programmes, & events

NPDL Deep Learning Lab 
DigiTech Roadshow 
WHANGAREI – 1 August
AUCKLAND – 3 August
TAURANGA – 14 August
NEW PLYMOUTH – 17 August
NELSON – 22 August
DUNEDIN – 24 August
Online Programme  
Modern Learning Practice
Starts 24 July
Breakfast Seminars  
PAKURANGA  – 18 August
NORTH SHORE – 25 August
KOHIA – 11 August
HAMILTON – 17 August
WELLINGTON – 18 August
DUNEDIN – 16 August
Term 3 Workshops
Blended Programmes  
Te Reo Pūawai Māori
Starts 21 August
Te Reo Manahua Māori
Starts 28 August

Contact us

We love receiving your feedback and ideas of topics you’d like to read about.
Feel free to email us anytime!

Wherever you are located in New Zealand, if you are looking for specific professional learning and development, talk to one of our consultants who can tailor PLD to meet your needs and those of your school or Community of Learning | Kāhui Ako

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