Professional Development Evidence

2017

2016

– – November to July (2017)

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Practice (Digital and Collaborative Learning), MindLab, Level 8, 60 credit qualification in 4 courses:
    • CISC 8110: Digital and Collaborative Learning in Context
    • CISC 8104: Leadership in Digital and Collaborative Learning
    • CISC 8101: Research and Community Informed Practice
    • CISC 8100: Applied Practice in Context

– – February to November

  • EDEM665 Special Topic: Teaching Computer Programming, University of Canterbury:
    • Whole Year Distance programme equips participants to teach the programming standards in the NCEA Digital Technologies achievement standards, exploring computer programming and various approaches to teaching it.

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

  • CNISPA Standards Alignment Day, Morrinsville College
  • Connected 4, Southall School
  • EDUCampAKL 2011, Epsom Girls College
  • EDUCampBOP 2011, Bethlehem College
  • Kagan Co-operative Learning Workshop
  • Mid-Island Digital-Technology Cluster (School Support Services) (Term 1, 2, 4)
  • Nonviolent Crisis Intervention, Group Special Education
    • identify behaviours which contribute to the development of a crisis
    • identify behaviours which contribute to the development of a crisis
    • apply non-confrontational, non-verbal and verbal techniques which can help to de-escalate acting out behaviour
    • help prevent students from acting-out so physical restraint is not needed
    • use safe and non-threatening physical control and restraint positions as a last resort to ensure safety for everyone involved
    • find ways to use the time after a crisis as a step toward preventing future crises (postvention).

2010

  • EDUCampAKL 2010, Summerland Primary School, Auckland
  • Google BarCamp, VodaPhone Centre, Auckland
  • Lego NXT Robotics Senior Challenge Day, Whitianga Area School
  • Mid-Island Digital-Technology Cluster (School Support Services) (Term 1, 2 & 3)

2009

  • Learning@School, Rotorua
    • Keynote: Wes Fryer – writer, storyteller, podcaster and co-convener of the first K-12 OnLine Conference.
  • NCEA Best Practice Workshop, Hamilton
  • Writing and Critiquing Assessment Tasks, NZQA

2008

2007

  • ECSAS (Volcanics) PL Day, Reporoa High School
  • Rotorua Media Studies Day, Rotorua Lakes High School
  • TUANZ Education Conference 2007, Rotorua

2006

  • Curriculum Alignment Project, Waiariki Institute of Technology, Tokoroa
  • Distance Education, Volcanics Cluster 2-day workshop with Chris Allot McPhee
  • Key Competencies in Depth, Ministry of Ed. Pilot Programme, Putaruru Cluster
  • Key Competencies – Introduction to Thinking, Min. of Ed. Pilot Prog., Putaruru Cluster
  • MNA in Depth, Education Support Services (in-service)
  • TUANZ Education Conference, Mystery Creek Events Centre, Hamilton
  • U-Learn Conference, Christchurch

2005

  • Curriculum Alignment Project, Waiariki Institute of Technology, Rotorua
  • Distance Education through Video Conferencing Hui, Volcanics Cluster
  • Future of ITC PD Cluster Conference, Volcanics Cluster with Chris Allot McPhee
  • Introduction to Key Competencies, Ministry of Ed. Pilot Programme, Putaruru Cluster
  • Strategies for Enhancing Language Development, SES

2004

  • ANP workshops, Cambridge East Primary School
  • Code of Ethics for NZ Teachers (professional development workshop, TOD)
  • Good Man (Celia Lashley)
  • Music in the new Arts curriculum, Waikato University
  • Perceptual Motor Programming (PMP)
  • Understanding ENP, Cambridge East Primary School

2002

  • Quality Assessment for Adult Learners, Open Polytechnic, 2002

2001

  • Introduction to Adobe In-Design

1999

  • JavaScript Basics (HTML Writers Guild)

1998

  • MacUser Show, London Olympia
  • Professional Writing for Business Users (HTML Writers Guild)

1997

  • Introduction to HTML (HTML Writers Guild)
  • MacUser Show, London Olympia

1996

  • MacUser Show, London Olympia

1995

  • ICSIS (International Conference on Information Systems), New York

  • MacUser Show, London Olympia

1994

  • IPEX (International Print Exhibition), NEC Birmingham

  • MacUser Show, London Olympia

1989 – 1993

  • MacUser Show, London Olympia

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