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This is the time of year we call for nominations for the next round of Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards (TTEAs). Nominations for the 2016 awards need to be in with us by 31st March 2016.
Planning is underway for our free He Taunga Waka workshops in 2016. We are now taking bookings for free in-house workshops (minimum 15 participants). We encourage smaller organisations to collaborate with others in their region to hold these workshops.
Aimed at teachers of Māori and Pasifika adult learners in foundation education, these free full-day sessions feature a post-workshop component of one month’s online support for all participants.
The inaugural New Zealand Pacific Tertiary Education Forum: Enhancing Learner Success was held at the Fale Pasifika Complex at the University of Auckland on November 4 & 5 2015.
Presentations from the forum are now available including the three keynotes:
Blue water thinking – Reflections on Pacific Education
Associate Professor Toeolesulusulu Damon Salesa Director of Pacific Strategy and Engagement, Co-head Te Wānanga o Waipapa, University of Auckland
Pacific Peoples’ Success Equals Aotearoa New Zealand Success – the role and contribution of tertiary education in this journey
Pauline Winter, QSO Chief Executive, Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs
TEC’s Expectations For Pasifika in the Tertiary Education Sector
Gus Gilmore Deputy Chief Executive Operations, Tertiary Education Commission
Now is the time to plan your staff’s professional development for 2016. We can provide either a single workshop or a range of events as an in-house PD package to suit your needs - discounts apply. The demand for our in-house PD workshops continues to grow, so contact our Regional Hub Managers to discuss your options: