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Find out about events and workshops we are running, and how to sign up. Read and sign up to our environment education newsletters.

Education Events

Stay tuned in for Regional Council events. If you’re wanting to create your own event, such as a beach clean-up or planting day, we may be able to help you out. Get in touch with Sally.

Connected to Nature - at our place! Free Teacher Workshops, 2020

Thanks to all the champion teachers whose participation made our 2019 pilot Workshop series so successful!

Building on feedback from last year, the Enviroschools and Cape to City team is excited to reveal plans for four new free “taster” workshops in 2020. Participants will take home ideas to inspire learning and teaching from ECE - Secondary with a specific focus on place-based learning in local environments.

Outdoor learning in, about, for and from the environment values the experiences learners bring to their learning, across all cultural backgrounds and levels of ability. The natural world provides authentic, exciting contexts for learning at every stage, across the curriculum, with well-documented benefits for learners’ health, wellbeing, happiness and engagement. Outdoor learning literally provides “common ground” for all. What’s not to love?

All our workshops will commence at 3.45 pm with afternoon tea, and finish at 6.00pm.

You will be notified when Registration for each workshop opens, four weeks before the date. Once registered, further information will be provided. If you have any queries, please email or phone Sally Chandler 06 833 8036 or Megan McBride 027 2014 766.

Here is our latest workshop flyer – May 2020

Let's take learning and teaching outdoors!

Get ready to lead exciting new learning adventures, inspired by the season of Matariki!

This year we will take the time to revisit last year’s resource for a deeper dive reflection, but our main star will be Hiwa.

Hiwaiterangi/Hiwa – is the youngest star in the cluster, the star you send your wishes to. Hiwaiterangi – is connected with our dreams, wishes, hopes and aspirations for a prosperous season.

Registrations now open, please complete the form below. A zoom connection will be sent closer to the event.

End of Te Mata Peak Road, Main Gates, Car Park
Come along and gain new insights into this fascinating local reserve. Discover tools you can use to guide learners of all levels to delve more deeply into connections with their own whenua and local places!

Registration will open 4 weeks before the workshop.

Ōtātara Outdoor Learning Centre, EIT, Taradale (on hill behind the Trades Block)
Activity-based session to explore some of the diverse ways you can use the Ōtātara Outdoor Learning Centre with your learners, stimulating new adventures in the ‘classroom’ of your own backyards. Discover supporting resources and get inspired for a new year of learning and teaching outdoors!

Registration will open 4 weeks before the workshop.

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Education News

ES school sign final cropped for media releaseThis quarterly publication is available to all our Hawke’s Bay Enviroschools. You can view previous issues here.

Enviroschools Newsletter Term 1 2020

Read archive Enviroschools Newsletters

Enviroschools Newsletter Term 3 2019

Enviroschools Newsletter July 2019

Enviroschools Newsletter March 2019

Enviroschools Newsletter December 2018

 

 

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