Organiser: Luana Walker
Co-ordinator: Becky Hare
CORE Education PO Box
Phone: (03) 379 6627
The maker movement in schools aims to give kids the time, space and resources to become inventors. Increasingly, schools are using tools like electronics, thermoplastics, robotics, programming, game design and 3D printing to help kids unleash their creativity. Think of the maker movement in schools as being like joining granddad's shed to a startup incubator with some good old kiwi number 8 wire.
In Aotearoa New Zealand there continue to be enduring questions about why and how non-Māori can play active roles in supporting Māori educational success. Based on the latest research evidence, this session will discuss how non-Māori educationalists can advance sustainable and positive Māori educational outcomes.
This seminar will explore ways to enable schools to create environments that empower Pasifika parents, families and communities to be who and what they are with reference to the Pasifika Education Plan 2013-2017.
At the heart of preparing learners for a dynamic and unknowable future is learner agency: supporting learners to take control of their learning and to be more self-actualising. This session will look at the research into effective practice when it comes to learner agency and look at a range of different practical strategies for developing student self-regulation.