(Early bird bookings recommended)
The Learning Challenge
James Nottingham - 2020
COVID-19 - Please note these course dates have now been postponed (from the original May dates) to the 19th, 20th and 21st October 2020.
19th October – Wellington - Leadership, Challenge, and Collective Efficacy
20th October – Wellington - Seven Steps to Maximising The Impact of Feedback
21st October – Christchurch - Seven Steps to Maximising The Impact of Feedback
Co-founder and Director of Challenging Learning-
Skolvärlden (Swedish Teaching Union) describes James as “one of the most talked about names in the world of school development” and the Observer newspaper in the UK listed him among the Future 500 - a “definitive list of the UK's most forward-thinking and brightest innovators.”
As well as headlining significant national and international conferences himself, James often presents alongside Carol Dweck (Mindset) and John Hattie (Visible Learning).
Kath Murdoch - 2020
COVID-19 - Please note these course dates have now been postponed (from the original June dates) to the 15th and 16th October 2020.
15th October – Dunedin
16th October – Nelson
Kath Murdoch is an experienced teacher, author, university lecturer and popular consultant who has worked for many years in schools throughout Australia, New Zealand, Asia, America and Europe. She is widely respected for her work in the field of inquiry based learning and integrative curriculum in which she has taught, researched and published for well over 20 years.
Building on Kath's 2018 visit, 'What do great inquiry teachers do?', Kath this time will be focusing on planning for inquiry.
How Mathematicians Play - Creating a Culture of Ownership, Rigor and Joy in Maths Class
COVID-19 UPDATE - THIS COURSE HAS NOW BEEN RESCHEDULED TO RUN IN 2021
Dan Finkel is the Founder of Math for Love, a Seattle-based organisation devoted to transforming how math is taught and learned. Dan develops curriculum, leads teacher workshops, and gives talks on mathematics and education nationally and internationally. His TEDx Talk, 5 Principles of Extraordinary Math Teaching, has been viewed over half a million times. His puzzles have appeared in the New York Times, the Guardian, the Hindu, and as TED-Ed riddles.
Dan’s curriculum has been used by thousands of students, and is known for its combination of rigor and play.