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8 July 2020

Tapasā – Cultural competencies for teachers of Pacific learners

Series of 5 workshops

Tapasā (Cultural competencies for teachers of Pacific learners) is a tool that can be used to enhance teachers’ cultural capability and capacity when working with Pasifika learners, parents, families and communities. These short workshops aim to unpack the key components of Tapasā to empower teachers to contextualise quality teaching and learning within a Pacific learner setting. 

Features & advantages of this workshop:

Features:
•    Explore the Pasifika Success Compass, Ngā Turu (The Competencies),Tapasā framework and implications for practice
•    Unpack case studies 
•    Discuss links with the Code for Professional Responsibility and Standards for the Teaching Profession.
•    Identify next steps
•    Evaluate teacher learning

Advantages:
•    develop a richer understanding of effective practice for their Pasifika learners
•    understand the links between Tapasā and the Code for Professional responsibility and Standards for the Teaching profession.

This workshop will help you:
•    gain an overview of the Tapasā framework
•    share ideas of current effective practice for Pasifika learners
•    explore the implications for language teaching and learning

Workshop 3: 8 July 2020 (10am-11.30am) – Tapasā – the Framework
10am-11.30am (school holidays)

On-line via zoom

22 July 2020

Tapasā – Cultural competencies for teachers of Pacific learners

Series of 5 workshops

Tapasā (Cultural competencies for teachers of Pacific learners) is a tool that can be used to enhance teachers’ cultural capability and capacity when working with Pasifika learners, parents, families and communities. These short workshops aim to unpack the key components of Tapasā to empower teachers to contextualise quality teaching and learning within a Pacific learner setting. 

Features & advantages of this workshop:

Features:
•    Explore the Pasifika Success Compass, Ngā Turu (The Competencies),Tapasā framework and implications for practice
•    Unpack case studies 
•    Discuss links with the Code for Professional Responsibility and Standards for the Teaching Profession.
•    Identify next steps
•    Evaluate teacher learning

Advantages:
•    develop a richer understanding of effective practice for their Pasifika learners
•    understand the links between Tapasā and the Code for Professional responsibility and Standards for the Teaching profession.

This workshop will help you:
•    gain an overview of the Tapasā framework
•    share ideas of current effective practice for Pasifika learners
•    explore the implications for language teaching and learning

Workshop 4: 22 July 2020 - Tapasā in action (What does it mean for me?)
3.40pm-4.40pm

On-line via zoom

2 workshops per terms 3 & 4

Support for Chinese in Schools: teachers and school clusters

A series of workshops aimed at supporting teachers 'new' to teaching Mandarin Chinese to develop and maintain Chinese in Schools
You will be given resources to use in the classroom and strategies to help you teach beginning Chinese successfully.

All resources will be fully work-shopped beforehand to ensure that you feel confident to successfully teach Chinese even though you may have little or no experience with the language.

Suitable for teachers in individual and/or school clusters to complement Confucius Institute in Auckland's Mandarin Language Assistant programme.

29 July 2020

Tapasā – Cultural competencies for teachers of Pacific learners

Series of 5 workshops

Tapasā (Cultural competencies for teachers of Pacific learners) is a tool that can be used to enhance teachers’ cultural capability and capacity when working with Pasifika learners, parents, families and communities. These short workshops aim to unpack the key components of Tapasā to empower teachers to contextualise quality teaching and learning within a Pacific learner setting. 

Features & advantages of this workshop:

Features:
•    Explore the Pasifika Success Compass, Ngā Turu (The Competencies),Tapasā framework and implications for practice
•    Unpack case studies 
•    Discuss links with the Code for Professional Responsibility and Standards for the Teaching Profession.
•    Identify next steps
•    Evaluate teacher learning

Advantages:
•    develop a richer understanding of effective practice for their Pasifika learners
•    understand the links between Tapasā and the Code for Professional responsibility and Standards for the Teaching profession.

This workshop will help you:
•    gain an overview of the Tapasā framework
•    share ideas of current effective practice for Pasifika learners
•    explore the implications for language teaching and learning

Workshop 5: 29 July 2020  - Tapasā and the Standards for the Teaching Profession
3.40pm-4.40pm

On-line via zoom

03 August 2020
 

Grow and support the teaching and learning of French in the Central Otago Region

Free workshop for Primary and Secondary teachers of French

What are the benefits of attending this workshop?

  • Connect with teachers of French 
  • Share practices 
  • Grow an understanding of how to further engage your students in learning French

What to bring: Laptop 

Note: We will provide morning tea and lunch.  Please advise via e-mail if you have any special dietary requirements to: fls.languages@auckland.ac.nz

Where: Dunstan College, Central Otago

Time: 9:00am to 3:00pm

 

Languages Roadshow 2020

Our National Language Advisers and Professional Experts will be delivering a range of workshops designed to support and enhance your classroom teaching.  They will be suitable for all languages and both primary and secondary teachers.

This year we are bringing a range of workshops to the following centres around the country:

Auckland - Monday 17th August
Tauranga - Wednesday 19th August
Hamilton - Thursday 20th August
Napier - Tuesday 25th August
New Plymouth - Thursday 27th August
Wellington - Monday 31st August
Nelson -Wednesday 2nd September
Christchurch - Monday 7th September
Dunedin -Thursday 10th September


Closer to the time we will advise the actual content of each location.

Each event will be from 8.30am to 3pm at venues to be confirmed.  Tea/coffee/morning tea will be provided but please bring your lunch.

Principal approval is required in order to confirm that your school will cover your release for the day

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18 August 2020

Developing Students’ Engagement in Learning French

Future Learning Solutions - Centre for Languages, in collaboration with Alliance Française, invite all teachers of French  to a free workshop in Hamilton

Topics covered:

  • Increase students’ engagement
  • Developing confidence when producing language
  • Connecting communities and teachers locally e.g Alliance Française, feeder schools and other schools and globally - overseas schools and programmes - in order to share quality resources and practices

What to bring:  Laptop

Note: we will provide morning tea and lunch. Please advise via e-mail if you have any special dietary requirements to: fls.languages@auckland.ac.nz

Where: Hamilton (Venue TBC)

Time: 9:00am to 3:30pm