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CHB Teacher Only Day


When: Friday May 31st,  8:45am - 2:30pm

Where: Waipukurau School Hall

Timetable for the day:

9am               Welcome

9.15am          Guest Speaker: Vince   


10 to 10.30    Workshop 1

10.30-10:55   Morning tea 

                      Passport to numeracy 

11 am            Guest speaker: Joseph  


12:10-12:40  Workshop 2

12:40-1:15     Lunch 

1:15-2:15       Guest Speaker: Gail Loane

 2:15              Finish

All workshops (with the exception of Play after Crisis) will be offered at both times. 

Morning tea and Lunch will be provided. 

Any questions please email or ask any of our team.

Teacher Only Day: Guest Speakers

Vince Ford          Gail Loane        Joseph Driessen

Click on the names above to be taken to their websites for more information.

Ruahine & Te Angiangi Kāhui Ako Newsletter

Issue 10

Term 1,  2024

Aspiring Leaders Rōpū 2024

Ignite Your Leadership Journey in Education! 

Embark on a transforming experience with our Leadership Programme, facilitated by Brad Gay (Educational Consultant Ltd)these sessions are tailored for teachers aspiring to step into leadership roles. Over four sessions throughout the year, we will explore skills and insights needed to become a more effective leader.

What to Expect:

1️⃣ Session 1: Cultivating Leadership Mindset

Explore the foundations of leadership within the educational context. Identify your leadership style, strengths, and areas for growth as we kickstart this empowering journey.

2️⃣ Session 2: Effective Communication and Collaboration

Hone your communication skills and learn collaborative strategies essential for leading teams. Gain practical insights into fostering a positive and supportive work environment.

3️⃣ Session 3: Strategic Decision-Making

Navigate the complexities of educational leadership through strategic decision-making. Develop the ability to make informed choices and lead your school/team towards success.

4️⃣ Session 4: Inspirational Leadership and Mentorship

Embrace the art of inspirational leadership and mentorship. Discover how to motivate and guide your colleagues, fostering a culture of growth and excellence within your educational community.

Our Programme aims to be:

Dates for 2024:

Thursday 11th April 3.30 - 5 pm

Monday 6th May 3.30 - 5 pm

Monday 23rd September 3.30 - 5 pm

Thursday 31st October 3.30 - 5 pm

Maths Workshops with Sam

Sam Kordan is offering maths workshops to schools by request.  This includes, supporting struggling learners, extending students, teaching mathematical vocabulary, using the 'I do, we do, you do' approach, developing reasoning questions/activities, embedding number facts etc.

If you would like Sam to visit your school to deliver some maths professional development then please contact him at samk@chbc.school.nz.

Image:  Ruahine Ranges       Photographer:  H. Slavin