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March 31, 2021

Success in Pacific Education Grant recipients announced!

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An item for my Kiwi readers.

Kia ora, Talofa lava, Kia orāna, Mālō e lelei, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Bula vinaka, Namaste, Taloha ni, Halo ola keta, Mauri Michael

We are excited to announce this year’s Success in Pacific Education Grant recipients. Our congratulations go to this passionate and innovative group of educators from across Aotearoa. This year’s grants have been awarded for a variety of meaningful and relevant research and inquiry projects. We are excited about the contribution they will make towards equitable outcomes for Pacific learners.

Find out more about the recipients and their projects >

Contact us

If you have any questions, please get in touch.

Alyssa McArthur
alyssa.mcarthur@core-ed.ac.nz
022 403 2279

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March 28, 2021

uLearn21 is online!

An item for my Kiwi readers to begin their week.

Kia ora Michael
uLearn provides an inspiring platform for innovators, researchers and influencers in Aotearoa who are focused on advancing education and learning in practice.

As an online education conference, uLearn21 will be accessible to educators across Aotearoa.

Put 13-14 October in your calendar and stay tuned for more information (please note the call for abstracts will be opening soon).

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March 23, 2021

An exciting FREE opportunity for gifted ākonga (learners)!

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An item for my Kiwi readers.

Kia ora Michael

iNVENTIONATOR for gifted ākonga (learners) is back!

Delivered completely online, this exciting FREE event is designed for Y6-9 gifted ākonga, who want to PLAY. THINK. DESIGN. innovative solutions to real-life problems that matter.

Last year this FREE event booked up fast and places are limited, so getting in early is recommended.

Six learning resources lead up to an interactive event, held over four half-days. Using ākonga strengths, with support from schools, whānau and the CORE team, ākonga work together, grow their creative and critical thinking skills and experience another level of innovation.

Who’s it for?
Y6-9 gifted ākonga.

How long does it last?
Six online learning resources lead up to an awesome event, held over four half-days.

What will they do?
Bring an idea and/or a skill set to pitch. Ākonga form teams with other gifted learners, to collaborate and think critically to solve an everyday problem.

Where and when?
Online, 15 – 18 June 2021

What next?

  • Check out the iNVENTIONATOR webpage
  • Register ākonga via the link below
  • Ākonga will receive a confirmation email
  • Support ākonga as they work through the resources and wero (challenges)
  • Ākonga attend the interactive event to PLAY. THINK. DESIGN.

To register each ākonga, you will be asked the following questions:

  • Why do the ākonga want to be involved?
  • What skills and talents do the ākonga bring?
  • Please share any ākonga information or preferences which would support their participation in iNVENTIONATOR.

More information >

Register now >

iNVENTIONATOR is being offered as a part of the Ministry of Education funded Events and Opportunities for Gifted Learners and is powered by CORE.

Got questions?
Check out the FAQs.

Still have a question?
Contact eventadmin@core-ed.ac.nz

Ngā mihi,
Suzi Gould
Project Lead

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March 14, 2021

Congratulations to our eFellowship recipients!

Filed under: virtual school — Michael K. Barbour @ 10:06 pm
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The second of two items for my Kiwi readers.

Kia ora Michael

We are excited to announce this year’s Dr Vince Ham eFellowship recipients. Our congratulations go to this inspirational and passionate group of educators from across Aotearoa!

We look forward to supporting our eFellows as they complete their action research projects and we can’t wait to see the contribution they will make towards equitable outcomes for learners.

Headshots and names of eFellow recipients
Find out more about each of our eFellows and the research projects they will be undertaking throughout the year.
Read more about the 2021 recipients >

You can also check out the previous research reports >

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If you are interested in more information about our eFellowship, please email alyssa.mcarthur@core-ed.ac.nz – we’re happy to help.

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What’s on in Term 2: professional learning for educators

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What's on in Term 2 - online programmes and webinars
Kia ora Michael

The year is rolling on – before we know it, Term 2 will be here! Have you considered your professional learning yet?

Next term brings lots of exciting opportunities for you to make the most of. With a range of online programmes and webinars held virtually, aligning with 2021 Ministry of Education priorities, there are options to suit your busy schedule – no matter where you are in Aotearoa.

Discover what’s on and register now!

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Online programmes

Webinars

Aotearoa New Zealand’s histories >
3:30 – 5:00pm, 10 May

Digital Technologies: rigorous and real
(session one) >

3:30 – 5:00pm, 12 May

Critically reflective conversations >
3:30 – 5:00pm, 13 May

Social and emotional competence: implementing He Māpuna te Tamaiti >
3:30 – 5:00pm, 19 May

Digital Technologies: rigorous and real
(session two) >

3:30 – 5:00pm, 26 May

Online design for human connection >
3:30 – 5:00pm, 27 May

Designing online learning >
3:30 – 5:00pm, 2 June

Hangarau Matihiko (Māori medium) >
3:30 – 5:00pm, 9 June

Everyday leadership in action: an early years approach >
6:00 – 7:30pm, 16 June

Ten Trends: drivers of change shaping our
future >

3:30 – 5:00pm, 23 June

Growing others: mentoring and coaching >
3:30 – 5:00pm, 24 June

Measuring success in an online environment >
3:30 – 5:00pm, 7 July

If you have questions about any of these opportunities, please email plsprogramme@core-ed.ac.nz – we’re happy to help.

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CORE Education

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