Upcoming programmes

Term 4 Online PLD

Naptime and Bedtime Learning Opportunities

Playcentre PLD Online workshops delivered via Zoom – grab a cuppa and participate from the comfort of your home while your little ones sleep. Open to all Playcentre whānau – no prerequisites. How to join in Some workshops have maximum numbers to allow for interactive discussions and quality workshops. Participants will be added on a first come, first serve basis until the max number is reached The zoom link below/attached will be used for all the workshops.

No need to register, just find the workshops you like the look of and join us on the day. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87153958099?pwd=M3oyb2xaVnlnYkJTSnE0a1dWaUM3Zz09 Meeting ID: 871 5395 8099 Passcode: 12345

Workshop Descriptions 

Science in the early years 

 

Observation and interpretation- We will take a look at how we can deepen science learning at Playcentre 

 

Dispositions and Schemas 

 

Wait, what are they again?  Using practical examples, we will look to understand what dispositions and schemas are and gain knowledge into how we can use them to help us plan for learning. 

Playcentre Education 

 

Have you recently taken on the Education Officer role in your centre or are you keen to support whānau in your centre with the adult education programme?  Come along to find out more about supporting ākonga within Playcentre Education. 

Tools for Decision making 

 

Working together in Playcentre requires good decisions`to strengthen our co-operatives.  

We will discuss decision making and some tools for you to use.  

 

Introduction to Talking Together|Te Kōrerorero 

Lets talk about this MoE resource that is full of practical strategies to strengthen children’s oral language (Talk Tools) as well as information, theories of language development (Talk Information) 

 

Introduction to Portfolio Books 

 

Come and join in to learn about what can go into a portfilio book. Practical advice on how to get started. 

Planning and Evaluation 

 

Aimed at LEAP/ Curriculum/planning office holders. Come along to find out a bit more about what you role could involve and get some ideas on how to support planning and evaluation in your centre. 

 

Internal Evaluation 

 

Internal evalaution / self review.  What are they, why do we do them, and how can we make them meaningful and manageable in Playcentre.  Interal evaluation can be easier than you think! 

 

Effective Meetings 

 

What makes a good meeting? Lets take a look at planning and strategies for effective meetings in your Playcentre 

 

 

 

Workshop Schedule 

Week 3

Tues 2nd November

Wednesday 3rd Nov

Thu 4th November

Fri 5th November

Naptime

1.30pm -2.30pm

 

 

Playcentre Education with Kara Daly and Louise Albert

Science

With Lucy Sheppard

Planning and Assessment

With Lucy Sheppard

Bedtime

7:30-8:30pm

Dispositions and Schemas

With Lucy Sheppard

 

 

 

 

 

Week 4

Mon 8th November

Tues 9th November

Wednesday 10th November

Thu 11th November

        Friday 12th Nov

Naptime

1.30pm -2.30pm

Dispositions and Schemas

With Lucy Sheppard

 

Playcentre Education with Kara Daly and Louise Albert

 

 

Introduction to Talking Together Te Kōrerorero

With Viv Butcher

Science

With Lucy Sheppard

Bedtime

7:30-8:30pm

Planning and Assessment

With Lucy Sheppard

Introduction to Portfolio Books

With Judy Gore

Playcentre Education with Kara Daly and Louise Albert

 

 

 

Week 5

Mon 15th November

Tues 16th November

Wed 17th November

Thu 18th November

Friday 19th Nov

Naptime

1.30pm -2.30pm

 

 

Introduction to Portfolio Books

With Judy Gore

Internal Evaluation
with Kara Daly

What Makes a Good meeting?

With Viv Butcher

Planning and Assessment

With Lucy Sheppard

Bedtime

7:30-8:30pm

Science

With Lucy Sheppard

Conflict resolution with Helen Caskey

Conflict resolution with Helen Caskey

 

 

 

 

Week 6

Mon 22nd November

Tues 23rd November

Wednesday 24th Nov

Thu 25th November

Friday 26th Nov

 

Naptime

1.30pm -2.30pm

 

Tools for Decision Making

With Viv Butcher

 

Internal Evaluation

with Kara Daly

 

What Makes a Good meeting?

With Kara Daly

 

Te Whatu Pōkeka

With Louise Albert

 

 

Bedtime

7:30-8:30pm