Professional Development and Learning Events

Professional development and learning events for kaiako and parents/whānau involved in Montessori centres and schools in New Zealand. You will find information below to register for these events in 2019.

Weaving music and story into our day

PD 3-6 Years: Weaving Music and Story into our Day

This workshop is designed to assist you to weave music into your environment. It will cover all five areas of the curriculum showing you how music and dance can be an integral part of each day.
Date: February 2020 - May 2020
Location: Auckland, Waikato, Christchurch, Dunedin & Wellington
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Adolescent Introductory Workshop

Adolescent Introductory Workshop

MANZ is thrilled and extremely excited to be bringing you, the AMI Adolescent Introductory Workshop in conjunction with Great Work Inc ,Denver and MMEF. This workshop serves as an Introduction to Adolescent studies as envisioned by Dr. Montessori. This is the first Montessori adolescent training ever to come to Aotearoa!
Date: Thursday 30th April - 3rd May, 2020 (4 days)
Location: Kawai Purapura Retreat Centre, Auckland
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Strengthening Biculturalism in your Centre/Kura – The Next Step Te Ao Māori(TAM) Practice Health Check for Centre/Kura and Kakano (the child)

For MANZ to continue to support service/schools who have attended the Strengthening Biculturalism in Montessori Wananga the next step is the ‘Health Check.’ This is an opportunity to have a specialised kaiako in this field come and assist with development in your service/kura of blending Montessori and biculturalism together. Anaru, and possibly Maria Kapa, will visit your service/school observing practice and principles using a Te Ao Maori lens (TAM). It will be kakano (child) centred.
Date: On request
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