Early Childhood Education Seminar

ISNZ ECE Seminar 2022

The ISNZ Early Childhood Education Seminar provides valuable professional learning opportunities to those working in preschools and early learning centres.

ISNZ is working with a range of speakers with many years of experience and industry knowledge, with their expertise we look forward to offering a relevant, current and topical seminar.

Simpson Grierson will share key insights in Legislation for Early Childhood Education. Simon Cottle from the Teaching Council shall provide an overview and updates on the transition from Appraisal to Professional Growth Cycle for Principals and ECE professional leaders. The Ministry of Education will present an overview on the progress of the Education Work Programme. The Education Review Office (ERO) will discuss the process involved in the review of Early Childhood Education Providers. Viv Shearsby from Evolution.ece will draw on the early childhood curriculum and showcase how assessment approaches and practices are grounded in a holistic, play-based learning context. Bianca Smeekes from Neurospark will focus on how we can build resilience, protect ourselves from burn out and improve performance through leaders prioritising self-care.

This seminar will also provide our early childhood educators with an opportunity to network and to gain an insight into shared best practice in this pivotal stage of a child’s learning.

Target Audience: Principals / Heads of Preschools, Early Childhood Education managers and teachers. 

Cancellation Policy: All cancellations will incur a $50 administration fee.

6/29/2022 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
New Zealand Standard Time
The George Hotel 50 Park Terrace Christchurch, 8013 NEW ZEALAND

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Wednesday, 29 June 2022

Deborah James, Executive Director, Independent Schools of New Zealand
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
6/29/2022 9:00 AM
Mike Mercer, Senior Associate, Simpson Grierson and Darren Gunasekara, Solicitor, Simpson Grierson
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM
6/29/2022 9:15 AM
Simon Cottle, Senior Advisor - Teacher Capability and Collaboration, Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
6/29/2022 10:00 AM
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
6/29/2022 10:45 AM
Vanessa Goodwin, Pou Whakahaere Manager Education, Jo George-Scott, Kaitohutohu Arahi Ako Moata / Lead Adviser Early Learning and Kathryn O’Connell-Sutherland, Kaihautu Marautanga/ Senior Curriculum Leader Early Learning
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
6/29/2022 11:15 AM
Sarah Bradley, Director of Preschool, St Margaret's College
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
6/29/2022 12:00 PM
12:45 PM - 1:30 PM
6/29/2022 12:45 PM
Viv Shearsby, Evolution.ece
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
6/29/2022 1:30 PM
Bianca Smeekes, Neurolinguistic Master practitioner (NLP), Neurospark
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6/29/2022 3:00 PM
4:00 PM
6/29/2022 4:00 PM