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What's coming up – Professional Development

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Webinar: New Developments in Trust Law (8 December 2020, 2-4 pm)

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There are significant new developments in Trust Law. Not only is the new Trusts Act coming into force on 30 January 2021, there are also judicial developments in regard to settlor and trustee powers that are challenging the validity of trusts and the exercise of trustee powers. The Faculty of Law at the University of Otago is pleased to present a webinar on these new developments. The webinar is aimed at lawyers and other professionals engaged in advising on or administering trusts as well as trust litigators.

Presenters: Jessica Palmer and Nicola Peart

More information about the New Developments in Trust Law webinar

Cost: NZ$150 including GST

2 CPD hours

Letterpress Courses with John Holmes

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Invented in the mid-15th century, letterpress printing’s recent revival as an artisan form is flourishing where printing presses survive. This course offers a rare opportunity to work with experts to explore the technique and its artistic properties. During this intensive short course, participants will be fully immersed in letterpress printing by hand.

Each course is limited to 5 people.

Venue: Otakou Press Room, 1st Floor, Central Library 

Course 1: Letterpress for Librarians
Dates: January 11-15, 10 am – 3 pm
Cost: $375 

Course 2: Letterpress for beginners
Dates: January 29-31, February 6-7
Cost: $375 

Course 3: Letterpress for intermediates (an extended course for experienced people, working on an approved project of their own over three weekends)
Dates: February 12-14, 20-21, February 27-28
Cost: $420

More information about the Letterpress Courses

Fake News and Disinformation courses with Stephen Davis

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Understand political propaganda, how to deal with conspiracy theories, and how to navigate the world of misinformation.

Venue: 563 Castle Street

Course 1: Indecent exposure; the adults’ guide to surviving in a world of fake news
A one-day professional development course for teachers at all levels, heads, and school administrators.
Date: Saturday 13 February, 9:30am – 4:30pm
Cost: $195 (morning tea, lunch, and afternoon tea provided)
Early bird registration fee $150 (ends on 6 January at 12:00pm)

Course 2: Indecent exposure; the adults’ guide to surviving in a world of fake news
A one-day professional development course for professionals, HR personnel, company policy makers, office workers.
Dates: Friday 19 February, 9:30am – 4:30pm
Cost: $295 (morning tea, lunch, and afternoon tea provided)
Early bird registration fee $250 (ends on 6 January at 12:00pm).

Course 3: The good citizens’ guide to navigating the world of fake news and misinformation
Dates: Wednesdays, February 10, 17 and 24, 2:00 – 4:15pm
Cost: $95/$65 for OAPs (afternoon tea provided)

More information about the Fake News and Disinformation Courses

Ophthalmic Pathology Course (October 2020)

Registrations for this course are now closed. For enquiries, please email diane.kenwright@otago.ac.nz

Join tutors Associate Professor Diane Kenwright and Dr Amanda Charlton over four Saturdays in October for this Ophthalmic Pathology course. The course is recommended for registrars sitting the RANZCO pathology exam in November 2020 or March 2021. This course is delivered online from the University of Otago, Wellington.

More information about the Ophthalmic Pathology Course (October 2020)

Cost: NZ$300 (including GST)

MIHI 501

MIHI 501: Application of the Hui Process and Meihana Model to the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (March–July 2020)

Registrations for this course are now closed. For enquiries, please email continuing.education@otago.ac.nz

This course is open only to Registrars and Consultants who are members of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. This course comprises five online learning modules, four onsite modules (on 23 November 2020, in Christchurch) and an online assessment.

Cost: $700 including GST


MIHI 501: Application of the Hui Process and Meihana Model to Health Professional Practice (May–July 2020)

Registrations for this course are now closed. For enquiries, please email continuing.education@otago.ac.nz

This course is open to health practitioners and has a practical focus on how to apply the Hui Process and Meihana Model within clinical settings. This course comprises: five online learning modules, four onsite modules (in November 2020, in Christchurch) and an online assessment.

Cost:

  • $700 including GST (dental and medical professionals)
  • $500 including GST (non-dental/medical professionals)
  • $400 including GST (NGO and community groups)

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Enquiries

Tel +64 3 479 9181
Email continuing.education@otago.ac.nz