Education Policy | Post Primary | Preschool | Primary | Tertiary | Search

 


Communicating Learning: Parent Engagement Forum

Communicating Learning: Parent Engagement Forum


Engage parents to improve learner outcomes


Evidence shows that parents and whānau can have a huge impact on children’s learning. To support schools and ECEs in their efforts to build strong learning-focused partnerships with parents and whanau, Learning Auckland presents Communicating Learning: Parent Engagement Forum.

Event details: Register here

What: Communicating Learning: Parent Engagement Forum (hosted by Learning Auckland)

When: 8.30am – 3.30pm, May 16th

Where: Guineas Ballroom, Ellerslie Convention Centre

Who the forum is for

Learning Auckland says the forum is aimed at principals, senior leaders, teachers and board members from Auckland early learning, primary, intermediate and secondary schools.

The theme of the forum is enhancing engagement among whanau, teachers and learners through reporting. Learning Auckland is looking forward to hearing from a range of stakeholders on their ideas, practices and models for improving engagement and relations between ECEs/schools, teachers and whanau.

Speakers include:

• Professor Stuart McNaughton, Director, Woolf Fisher Research Centre, University of Auckland

• Joy Eaton, Deputy Director, Starpath Project, University of Auckland

• Cherie Taylor-Patel, Principal, Flanshaw Road School

• Jean Rockel, Senior Lecturer in ECE, University of Auckland

Benefits for attendees

Attendees will gain proven, research-based approaches for engaging parents and whānau with children’s learning, practical tips for implementing these approaches; and meet other practitioners who are active and passionate about this important area of education.

Learning Auckland is a Collective Impact initiative, which harnesses the actions of individuals to create tangible, long-term and significant social change. Collective Impact is a relatively new change theory in New Zealand, so attendees can learn more about it at the event.

Follow the Twitter discussion by following @LearningAkl and use the hashtag #communicatinglearning for live updates and news about the event.

Registration details

Registration costs $80 with early bird registration of $75 closing on April 22nd
to take advantage of the discounted rate: http://www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/communicating-learning-forum-tickets-9390193321

For details of the draft programme please click here or contact
raewyn.hooper@cometauckland.org.nz for more information about the event.
ends

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Review: Singin’ In The Rain

Singin’ in the Rain , the wet and wonderful musical production all the way from London’s West End, officially opened at St. James Theatre in Wellington. More>>

Francis Cook: Gallipoli: The Scale Of Our War – First Look

Te Papa today allowed media access to their new exhibition Gallipoli: The Scale of Our War . The exhibition was curated with help from Weta Workshop to deliver an immersive, realistic and even disorienting experience. More>>

ALSO:

Bats Theatre: Letters From The Front Brings ANZAC Letters Alive

Inspired by centenary commemorations, improv troupe Best on Tap is producing a show based on real-life letters sent to and from New Zealand soldiers in the First World War. More>>

ALSO:

Publishing: Unity Books On Plan To Close Te Papa Press

Unity Books is alarmed that Te Papa is proposing to suspend publishing by Te Papa Press for 4 or 5 years. Te Papa Press has proven time and time again that it has both award and bestseller capability and fulfils its kaupapa. More>>

ALSO:

Cinema: ‘The Desk’ Featuring Paul Henry To Have NZ Debut

The Documentary Edge Festival is thrilled to announce The Desk as a late entry to its 2015 Programme. The film, featuring local broadcaster Paul Henry, will have its international premiere on May 21 at 10pm at Q Theatre (book now at qtheatre.co.nz) with limited screenings also on offer in Wellington and Auckland. More>>

ALSO:

Art: Considering Feminisms In Aotearoa New Zealand: Two Projects

Feminism is something that has changed our lives. Recently, the activist Marilyn Waring reviewed the impact of feminism in Aotearoa New Zealand and reminded us that just 40 years ago banks wouldn’t lend women money without the guarantee of a man, ... More>>

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Education
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news