School Trustees Association annual conference
The New Zealand School Trustees Association annual conference in Palmerston North, July 9 to 11
Topics of interest include:
- Keynote speaker Stuart Middleton looks at the negative impact decile ratings have upon schools and their communities.
- Fighting the childhood obesity epidemic – Obesity Action Coalition Executive Director Celia Murphy talks about how school trustees can influence what children eat through health education policies in schools.
- How to help young offenders face up to the consequences of their actions and get their lives back on track – Conway Mathews speaks about the success of Community Liaison Officers.
- Disciplinary action – how restorative justice reduces student suspension and expulsion rates.
- The announcement of the incoming New Zealand School Trustees Association President.
- An address by the Minister of Education, Trevor Mallard.