Rauhuia: Terenga Huihuinga | Rauhuia Symposia Series

Matatū Aotearoa tēnei karanga ki a koe kia whakaeke mai ki tētahi terenga huihuinga Rauhuia tuihono i te taha o ngā mātanga hautūtanga e whakaatu ai i ētahi whakatauira nō roto mai i te hapori kaiako. Ka aro ngā huihuinga tīmatanga e whā ki te mana oranga. Mā ngā kaiako katoa ēnei whiwhinga akoranga, ehararātou anake o ngā tūranga kaihautū onāianei. 

He taipitopito mō ngā huihuinga tīmatanga e rua kei raro iho nei. 

Matatū Aotearoa | Teaching Council is inviting you to participate in an online Rauhuia symposia series with experts in the field of leadership who will share examples from within the teaching community. The first four symposia will be focussed on mana oranga | well-being. These learning opportunities are for all teachers, not just those who currently hold a leadership role.

Details on the first two symposia are provided below.

Mana Oranga | Well-being

Ko te hōpara i ngā ariā o te mana oranga - ko te mana oranga mai i te tirohanga hautūtanga i Aotearoa. 
Exploring concepts of mana oranga - well-being from an Aotearoa New Zealand leadership perspective.

Akoranga 1:  Tino Rangatiratanga Me Te Mana Motuhake 

Ko tā te kaihautū ko te whakatau me pēhea e ora ai i roto i ō rātou ake horopaki. Kia haumaru ai ngā mōtika o te takitahi me te hapori, ngā tuakiri ngaio, whaiaro, ahurea me te wairua hoki.  

Wā: 4 - 5.30pm
Rā: 18 o Whiringa-ā-nuku 2022 
Tūwāhi: ā-Ipurangi 

Pāwhiria nei kia rēhita 

Session 1: Tino Rangatiratanga Me Te Mana Motuhake

Leaders make decisions about how to flourish in their context. Individual and community rights, professional, personal, cultural and spiritual identities are protected.

Time: 4 - 5.30pm
Date: 18 October 2022
Location: Online

Click here to register

Akoranga 2: Tino Rangatiratanga Me Te Mana Motuhake 

Ka taea e ngā kaihautū ngā pūkenga, ngā rauemi me te tautoko te toro kia whakatere i ngā whakawhitinga, ngā wero me ngā panonitanga mā te huarahi e tiaki ai i te mana oranga, e whanake ai hoki i te manawaroa.

Wā: 4 - 5.30pm 
Rā: 17 o Whiringa-ā-rangi 2022 
Tūwāhi: ā-Ipurangi  

Pāwhiria nei kia rēhita 

Session 2: Whanaungatanga   Me Te Aroha
Leaders have access to the skills, resources and support to navigate transitions, challenges and in ways that sustain well-being and build resilience.

Time: 4 - 5.30pm
Date: 17 November 2022
Location: Online

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E rua atu anō ngā akoranga o te terenga mana oranga hei te tōmuatanga o te tau 2023. Kia mataara ki te putanga o ngā taipitopito rēhitatanga i te tīmatanga o te tau mā tō pānuitanga a Matatū.

Pāwhiria nei mō ētahi mōhiohio anō mō te terenga Huihuinga, me ngā mōhiohio kaiwhakataki hoki.

There will be two further sessions in the mana oranga well-being series early in 2023. Keep an eye out for the registration details at the start of the year through your Matatū newsletter.

Click here for more information about the Symposia series, including presenter information.

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Professional Growth Cycle

The Professional Growth Cycle (PGC) for teachers has been in place since February 2021. Teachers are encouraged to gain support for their professional growth cycle by consulting the professional leader in their own setting, and by consulting the Teacher PGC resource material. For those who wish to learn more about the Elements please view this: Pre-recorded PGC for teachers. An explanation of the Growth Cycle can be found here: Professional Growth Cycle for Teachers — Elements

If you, your team and colleagues require further information or specific support, please contact us on pgc@teachingcouncil.nz with PGC Support in the subject line.

PGC for Leaders – Professional Growth that makes a difference

An opportunity for Principals, Tumuaki and ECE Professional Leaders to explore the Professional Growth Cycle (PGC) model and gain clarification on its key principles.

This webinar highlights core similarities between the Teacher and Leader PGCs. In the session, participants will understand how professional networks can facilitate efficient leader PGCs and learn how boards/employers connect to the Leader PGC model.  The webinar offers chances for participants to share thinking with colleagues.

Invitations to webinars will be sent out as the webinars are scheduled. 

Tupuranga Ngaio

Tupuranga Ngaio is the Professional Growth Cycle for Māori Medium. To register for these webinars, head to our Tupuranga Ngaio page.

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Early Childhood Education beginning teachers

NZEI Te Riu Roa and the Teaching Council Matatū Aotearoa are co-facilitating a webinar series to help new teachers network, share and learn.

Each webinar introduces you to a wide variety of ECE expertise and invites you to contribute questions for the presenter. Each webinar is less than one hour long. 

While the focus is on beginning teachers in early childhood education, all beginning teachers are welcome to attend. 

If you have any questions, please contact Karina Bird or Simon Cottle

First webinar

Topic: ‘Welcome to the professional world of teaching’

Presented by: Dr Alex Gunn, former early childhood teacher who teaches and researches at the University of Otago in Ōtepoti Dunedin. She has research interests in early childhood curriculum, teachers’ practices and beliefs, assessment, inclusion (with a particular focus on sexualities and genders) and teacher education development and practice. 

Watch a recorded version of the first webinar. 

Second Webinar

Topic: 'Evidence in the age of the Professional Growth Cycle' 

Presented by: Dr Christina Thornley, is a Lead Advisor, Teacher Capability and Collaboration at the Teaching Council. Chris leads the Council’s Our Code Our Standards, | Ngā Tikanga Matatika Ngā Paerewa engagement with teachers. More recently this has also involved presenting information about the new the Professional Growth Cycle. Previously, Chris was a primary teacher in English medium schools and then taught in initial teacher education. She later focused on research into teacher professional learning, adolescent literacy knowledge and facilitated professional learning projects across the schooling sectors. 

In the past, some evidence collection teachers had done was to “prove themselves”, rather than be useful for reflection or growth. In this webinar to support beginner ECE teachers, Dr Chris Thornley will look at what your evidence looks like in a post-performance appraisal era of teaching.

Watch a recorded version of the second webinar.

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Te Puna Mātauranga

Te Puna Mātauranga  is a collaboration between the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand, Victoria University of Wellington, the New Zealand Council for Educational Research, and the Education Review Office. The goal of Te Puna Mātauranga is to connect thought leadership across research, policy, and practice to deepen understanding and learn about big ideas in education. Anyone with an interest in evidence based education is welcome to join in.

See the Te Puna Mātauranga website for details on upcoming symposia, recordings of past symposia, and more information about the project.

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