Professional Growth Cycle

Information hui for principals and ECE leaders

The Teaching Council Tumuaki in Residence Myles Ferris is hosting face-to-face information hui around the country. Myles was a part of the working group which developed the new Professional Growth Cycle (PGC) approach. Attendees will have opportunities to explore the aspects of the PGC and how it might be implemented in their setting. Register for one in your area by clicking the link. 

Location Date Time Link for registering
Tauranga 4/08/2021 1.30pm-3pm

Waihi 5/08/2021 1.30pm-3pm

Kaikohe 28/07/29021 1.30pm-3pm
Waitara 16/08/2021 1.30pm-3pm

Whanganui 17/08/2021 1.30pm-3pm

Fielding 18/08/2021 1.30pm-3pm

Te Kuiti 30/08/2021 1.30pm-3pm

Taumaranui 31/08/2021 1.30pm-3pm

Turangi 1/09/2021 1.30pm-3pm

Taupō 2/09/2021 1.30pm-3pm

Lower Hutt 7/09/2021 1.30pm-3pm

Wellington Central 8/09/2021 1.30pm-3pm

Ruatoria 13/08/2021 1.30pm-3pm

Gisborne 14/08/2021 1.30pm-3pm

Waiora 15/08/2021 1.30pm-3pm

Invercargill 20/08/2021 1.30pm-3pm

Dunedin 21/08/2021 1.30pm-3pm

Oamaru 22/08/2021 1.30pm-3pm

Christchurch 23/08/2021 1.30pm-3pm

 Nelson  27/08/2021  1.30pm-3pm


We have three live Zoom webinar topics you can register to attend. These webinars are for teachers to learn more about the professional growth cycle for teachers.

Casual relievers

Replacing appraisal (for all teachers, principals and ECE professional leaders)

Small schools/ECE services

If you are unable to attend a live webinar, we have recorded one for your viewing convenience. 

Back to top


Consultation hui

This face-to-face hui is for Māori educators in English Medium kura and ECE. this is often an under-represented voice in the education sector and we want to hear your thoughts on leadership. The Teaching Council Tumuaki in Residence Myles Ferris will be hosting a series of consultation hui designed to identify what you consider to be the priorities for leadership and the current barriers you face in your leadership journey. Register for one in your area by clicking the link.

Location Date Time

Link for registering

Rotorua 3/08/2021 3.3pm-5pm

Tauranga 4/08/2021 3.30pm-5pm

Waihi 5/08/2021 3.30pm-5pm

Waitara 16/08/2021 3.30pm-5pm

Whanganui 17/08/2021 3.30pm-5pm

Fielding 18/08/2021 3.30pm-5pm

Te Kuiti 30/08/2021 3.30pm-5pm

Taumaranui 31/08/2021 3.30pm-5pm

Turangi 1/09/2021 3.30pm-5pm


Taupō 2/09/2021 3.30pm-5pm


Wellington Central  8/09/2021  3.30pm-5pm

Ruatoria 13/09/2021 3.30pm-5pm

Gisborne 14/09/2021 3.30pm-5pm

Waiora 15/09/2021 3.30pm-5pm

Invercargill 20/09/2021 3.30pm-5pm

Dunedin 21/09/2021 3.30pm-5pm

Oamaru 22/09/2021 3.30pm-5pm

Christchurch 23/09/2021 3.30pm-5pm

 Nelson  27/09/2021  3.30pm-5pm


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. 

Back to top