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2018 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 Education Support Services, University of Otago College of Education.
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 settings, years 1-13 throughout Aotearoa/New Zealand.

Māori Medium Workshops 2018

Target audience - PCTs/Pia teaching in Maori medium settings (Rua reo/ bilingual or Kura Kaupapa Māori) and their Mentors/Pou Tautoko.

A series of linked hui and/or noho focusing on the role of each person in achieving full certification, ensuring the process is meaningful & manageable 

Content will vary from location to location to meet the needs of the rōpu, including iwi/hapu/whānau preferences.

All workshops will include :

  • whakawhanaungatanga
  • the latest information and update from the Education Council
  • sharing challenges /solutions
  • the requirements for moving from provisional to full certification

Workshops may include :

  • examining Individual Portfolios of Evidence – Current stage, next steps
  • exploring Marautanga o Aotearoa and support documents
  • using the new Teacher Standards with PCTs/Pia
  • what evidence and documentation to keep and how to store ii
  • sharing teaching resources and ideas
  • Kaumatua/Kuia/whānau tautoko
  • strengthening professional links and communication
  • considering pathways to gathering required information including exploration of: Te Takanga o te Wā, Hangarau Matihiko

Workshop dates and enrolments

 

English Medium Workshops 2018

NOTE AN UPDATE FROM THE EDUCATION COUNCIL IS SHARED AT ALL WORKSHOPS.

Introductory Workshops 2018

Target audience – All 1st & 2nd year primary & secondary PCT/OTTs (with provisional certification) and their mentors (mentor teachers, PCT coordinators, SCTs, HoDs and school leaders) teaching in English medium schools Years 1-13. Suitable for those who have not attended a workshop in 2017.

Content

The latest information from the Education Council including:

  • The components of the Induction and Mentoring (I & M) programme
  • Using the new Teacher Standards in the I & M Programme
  • The requirements for moving from provisional to full certification
  • The evidence and documentation to keep
  • How to store the documentation

Introductory workshop dates and enrolments

Venues for Introductory workshops

Primary PCT Workshops 2018 – 2 per year

Target audience 1st and 2nd year PCT/OTT (with provisional certification) teaching in English medium years 0-8, including new PCTs and attendees at our 2017 workshops and Introductory Workshop 2018.

Content

Workshop one content:

  • The latest information from the Education Council
  • Checking you are on track with everything for full certification
  • Using your everyday practices to evidence Teacher Standards
  • Networking with other PCTs
  • Sharing ideas & resources with others teaching the same year level
  • Adding to your PCT documentation
  • Pursuing an area of professional interest to you personally
  • Exploring being culturally responsive by using the new resource Te Takanga o Te Wā (Incorporating Māori History in English medium programmes)

Workshop two content:

  • The latest information from the Education Council
  • Use Teaching as Inquiry to evidence Teacher Standards
  • Network with other PCTs
  • Share ideas & resources with others teaching the same year level
  • Checking you are on track with everything for full certification
  • Critiquing and adding to your PCT documentation
  • Pursuing an area of professional interest to you personally
  • Discussing and problem-solving any issues relevant to PCTs

Primary workshop one dates and enrolment

Venues for Primary workshop one

Primary workshop two dates and enrolment

Venues for Primary workshop two



Secondary PCT Workshops 2018 - 2 per year

Target audience 1st and 2nd year PCT/OTT (with provisional certification) teaching in English medium years 9-13 , including new PCTs and attendees at our 2017 workshops and Introductory Workshop 2018.

Content 

Workshop one content: 

  • The latest information from the Education Council
  • Checking you are on track with everything for full certification
  • Using your everyday practices to evidence Teacher Standards
  • Networking with other PCTs
  • Sharing ideas & resources with others teaching the same learning areas
  • Adding to your PCT documentation
  • Pursuing an area of professional interest to you personally
  • Exploring being culturally responsive by using the new resource Te Takanga o Te Wā (Incorporating Māori History in English medium programmes)

Workshop two content:

  • The latest information from the Education Council
  • Use Teaching as Inquiry to evidence Teacher Standards
  • Network with other PCTs
  • Share ideas & resources with others teaching the same year level
  • Checking you are on track with everything for full certification
  • Critiquing and adding to your PCT documentation
  • Pursuing an area of professional interest to you personally
  • Discussing and problem-solving any issues relevant to PCTs

Secondary workshop one dates and enrolment

Venues for Secondary workshop one

Secondary workshop two dates and enrolment

Venues for Secondary workshop two

English medium Mentor Workshops 2018

Target audience – All primary and secondary mentors - mentor teachers, PCT coordinators, SCTs, HoDs and school leaders - mentoring Year 1 or Year 2 PCT/OTT (with provisional certification) including new mentors and attendees at our 2017 workshops and Introductory Workshop 2018.

Content

  • The latest information and update from the Education Council
  • Checking you are on track with your PCT’s Induction and Mentoring (I&M) programme and requirements for full certification
  • Sharing mentoring experiences, and systems for documenting I & M programmes and evidence of meeting the new Teacher Standards
  • Problem- solving mentoring concerns and issues
  • Developing mentoring skills ( such as observation & feedback and professional learning conversations)

Mentor workshop dates and enrolments

Venues for Mentor workshops

ePCT Online PLD

For all primary & secondary PCTs, mentors, Pia and Pou Tautoko.

What is e PCT?

 

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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