New Zealand Kindergartens inc

Kindergartens – first choice early childhood education service.

Managers hui 1 – 2 March 2018

Copthorne Hotel, Oriental Parade, Wellington


Thursday 1 March

 10.00 Morning tea on arrival
Welcome, mihi whakatau
‘Hot issues’
 10.15  Government agenda – what can we expect
Clare Wells – presentation and discussion
- Policy intent
- Funding 100% qualified teachers
- Targeted funding for disadvantage
 11.30 ERO methodology – umbrella organisation/association reviews
Lee Rowe, Project Manager – Evaluation Indicators for Early Learning and Patricia Davey, Review Services Manager, Education Review Office - Te Tari Arotake Mātauranga
 12.30 Lunch
 1.15 Change management - workshop
Meredith Osmond, Director - Thought Partners
 4.15 Properties – transferring ownership
Rob Giller, Deputy Head Infrastructure Services - Ministry of Education - Te Tāhuhu o Te Mātauranga
 5.15 Closing remarks
Karakia, waiata
Drinks at the venue
 6.30 Dinner
Coene's bar and eatery, 103 Oriental Bay Parade, Wellington

Friday 2 March

 9.00 Karakia, waiata Housekeeping
 9.15 K2026 – report from working group
Members of the working group
 10.00 Teachers career framework
Tanya Duncan, Senior Advisor Employment Relations - Ministry of Education - Te Tāhuhu o Te Mātauranga
 11.15 Break
 11.30 Head teacher workload
Cherie Boyd, Chief Executive – Taranaki KA - facilitated discussion
– HT managing more than one service
- Professional leader JD
 12.15 Claim for pay equity – teaching and non-teaching staff in ECE Implications for kindergarten
Shelley Hughes, Senior Officer - NZEI Te Riu Roa
12.45 Lunch
 1.30 Relationships with association boards
Kenny Halliday, General Manager – Northern Auckland KA – facilitated discussion
- Constructive working relationships
- What should we be reporting?
 2.15 Updates, ‘hot issues’ and general discussion
- Supporting te reo me ngā tikanga Māori (Clare)
- Health and Safety including GOSH update (Clare)
- Fire extinguishers and warden training (Christine)
- Playground inspections and specifications library (Tony)
- Managing property portfolios on limited budgets (Kenny)
- Kindergarten - legal opinion on legislative definition (Clare)
- Electrical testing – national deal (Tony)
 4.00 Closing remarks
Karakia, waiata

New Zealand Kindergartens Inc

Level 1, 32 The Terrace,
P.O. Box 3058, Wellington
Phone: 04 471-0775

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