Professional Learning and Development Events

Professional learning and development events for kaiako and parents/whānau involved in Montessori early learning services and schools in New Zealand. You will find information below on our workshops and courses available and how to register for these events.

Coaching and Mentoring to Support Implementation of the Teaching Councils Professional Growth Cycle for Leaders

As leaders in the education sector we have a responsibility to our tamariki/rangatahi to balance accountability with team member’s growth and development. In environments that are constantly shifting and unpredictable we need leaders, and aspiring leaders, who are able to look after their own well-being, as well as have the skills and tools for creating a coaching and mentoring culture that enhances outcomes for all.
Date: 10th August, 24th August, 7th September, 2022
Location: Online at your place. Zoom links will be sent two days prior to the workshops.
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PLD 0-6 Years: A Session with ERO

Members have shared with MANZ that there is confusion in the sector around ERO’s methodology and how this looks within Montessori. With this in mind, MANZ is delighted to bring you a workshop facilitated by Sandra Collins, Manager Methodology, Education Review Office.
Date: 23 August, 2022
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Montessori Sports

MANZ is delighted to partner with Montessori Sports to be able to offer you this very unique AMI certified course.
Date: Anytime
Location: Online, At your place
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Montessori Dementia Care

MANZ is delighted to partner with the International Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (ICCDP) to offer you a global Montessori certification in Montessori Dementia Care.
Date: Anytime
Location: Online, At your place
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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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