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2017 Support for PCTs and Mentors English Medium and Pia and Pou Tautoko Māori Medium

Support available

Mau ki te Ako is a partnership between Ngāi Tahu rūnanga and Otago University's Education Support Services.
The Ministry of Education are funding support for provisionally certificated teachers (PCTs in English medium, Pia in Māori medium), overseas trained teachers with provisional certification and mentor teachers (Pou Tautoko). Mentors include tutor teachers, PCT Coordinators, SCTs, HODs and school leaders. This professional development is available for teachers in English medium schools and Māori medium kura, years 1-13 throughout Aotearoa/New Zealand.

Māori Medium Workshops

All workshops run 9am - 3pm and have no course cost.

Māori medium Pia and Pou Tautoko Workshops (3 per year in each location)

Target audience: 1st and 2nd year Pia (PCT) and Pou Tautoko (mentors) teaching ākonga Years 1-13 in bilingual classrooms and Māori medium settings, including those new to our PLD and those who have attended previous workshops.

Content: will vary from location to location to meet the needs of the rōpu, including iwi/hapu/whānau preferences.  However all workshops will cover:

  • Requirements of an Induction and Mentoring programme.
  • Teaching as Inquiry to evidence full certification.
  • Individual PLD through ePCT (on line modules)
  • Te Hāpai Ō.
  • Issues specific to Māori medium settings

Time will be provided to add to your evidence portfolio.

To register your interest or for more information contact Marama Pōhatu at marama.pohatu@otago.ac.nz.

 

English Medium Workshops 2017

All workshops run 9am - 3pm and have no course cost.

English medium Primary PCT Workshops - 2 per year (Workshop 1 - completed; Workshop 2 - term 3)

Target audience:  1st and 2nd year PCTs teaching students years 0-8, including new PCTs, and attendees at our 2016 PLD and introductory workshop 2017

Content: 

  • Completed Workshop One content: spend time sharing resources/ ideas with others teaching the same class level, problem-solving the issues related to beginning teaching, checking up on your progress towards attaining full certification & streamlining documentation and updating on Education Council changes. Choose from the range of online and hard copy PLD resources provided by the facilitator to best meet your specific professional learning needs. Other content varies from location to location depending on group need and current issues at the time.
  • Workshop Two builds on Workshop 1. New PCTs are most welcome, and will have their needs met but the focus of this workshop will be determined by the needs and feedback from Workshop 1 and any educational issues that have arisen in the interim. Time is provided at the workshop to critique and add to your evidence portfolio.

Workshop two dates and enrolment

English medium Secondary PCT Workshops - 2 per year (Workshop 1 - completed; Workshop 2 - term 3)

Target audience:  1st and 2nd year PCTs teaching students years 9-13, including new PCTs, and attendees at our 2016 PLD and introductory workshop 2017

Content:

  • Completed Workshop One content: spend time sharing resources/ ideas with others teaching in your learning area, problem-solving the issues related to beginning teaching, checking up on your progress towards attaining full certification & streamlining documentation and updating on Education Council changes. Choose from the range of online and hard copy PLD resources provided by the facilitator to best meet your specific professional learning needs. Other content varies from location to location depending on group need and current issues at the time.
  • Workshop Two builds on Workshop 1. New PCTs are most welcome, and will have their needs met but the focus of this workshop will be determined by the needs and feedback from Workshop 1 and any educational issues that have arisen in the interim. Time is provided at the workshop to critique and add to your evidence portfolio.

Workshop two dates and enrolments

English medium Mentor Workshops

Target audience:  All primary and secondary mentors, secondary PCT coordinators, SCTs, HODS, school leaders etc., mentoring PCT/OTTs (including attendees at our PLD 2016 and Introductory Workshops 2017).

  • Workshop includes: learning related to the key components; sharing mentoring experiences, systems & documentation practices, updating on Education Council changes and group members problem-solving mentoring concerns and issues. Other content relates to building mentoring skills (such as observation & feedback, professional learning conversations) and varies from group to group depending on group needs.

Workshop dates and enrolment

ePCT Online PLD

For all primary & secondary PCTs, mentors, Pia and Pou Tautoko. Choose when and where you undertake your PLD. Select modules from our interactive online ‘pathways” to create PLD that meets your needs. New modules are added throughout the year, in response to your suggestions.

More information about ePCT and how to enrol

FAQ about ePCT

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Useful Resources

Helpful resources

Contacts

Name

Role

Email

Joan Turner

PCT Coordinator / Facilitator

joan.turner@otago.ac.nz

Sandra Joseph

Facilitator

sandra.joseph@otago.ac.nz

Kim Bonnington

Facilitator

kim.bonnington@otago.ac.nz

Adie Graham

Facilitator

adie.graham@otago.ac.nz

Marama PōhatuLead Facilitator Māori mediummarama.pohatu@otago.ac.nz


 
 

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