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Tapasā Workshops

Sign up for a Tapasā professional learning and development workshop on teaching Pacific learners across all education sectors. These workshops will be held nationally and will be co-facilitated by leading Expert Pacific Teachers and the Teaching Council. All teachers, principals/professional leaders, kaiako and tumuaki in early childhood education, primary and secondary school settings are welcome to attend these free workshops.

The aim of Tapasā is to build a confident, competent and culturally-aware education workforce which can engage successfully with Pacific learners. The programme will assist you to:

  • Understand how Tapasā: Cultural competencies framework was developed and its relevance for you as a teacher
  • Develop a high-quality and empowering learning environment for Pacific learners
  • Have a strong understanding of both your own and your learners’ identities, languages and cultures
  • Improve learning outcomes for Pacific learners, their parents, families and communities
  • Apply the lens of Tapasā to the Standards of the Teaching Profession and the Code of Professional Responsibility
Date Location Time Notes

13 June

Gisborne 4pm to 7pm Please click here to register through Eventbrite

3 July 

Nelson 4pm to 7pm Please click here to register through Eventbrite

8 August

Oamaru 4pm to 7pm Please click here to register through Eventbrite

We are expecting strong interest in these workshops so please register as soon as possible. 

However, if minimum numbers aren't reached, we may be unable to go ahead with a workshop.