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Thursday 30 May and Friday 31 May


Holiday Inn, Auckland (airport - http://aucklandairport.holidayinn.co.nz/).


Hotel parking is available (and is part of the conference package), and a shuttle runs every 30 minutes from the airport to the hotel for those flying in and out of Auckland (also part of the conference package).

What to bring

Wireless mobile device (preferably a laptop, iPad, or tablet), as well as chargers and phones

What is provided

Accommodation with breakfast included for those staying at the hotel. Morning and afternoon teas, lunches for everyone (dietary requirements catered). Dinner on Thursday night at the venue for those who have indicated that they would like to join us.

What is not provided

Alcohol - a cash bar is available. Please do not charge drinks back to your room :-)


Conference agenda http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2466/3821120232_d1452b4109_m.jpg

Day 1 Thursday 30th

Welcome 9:10

Icebreaker 9.20

9.30 - 11.00 - Inspire: New spaces (Lead facilitator: Heather Eccles)

11.30-11.45 - Ignite: Universal Design for Learning (Lead facilitator: Chrissie Butler)

11.50 - 1.20 - Inspire: Inclusive education (Lead facilitator: Lorraine Vickery)

Lunch - 1.20 - 2.00

2.00 - 2.15 - Ignite: Who are we and where are we going? The benefits of appraisal (Lead facilitator: Madeline Campbell)

2.20 - 3.50 - Inspire: ePortfolios - Telling our (digital) stories - our narratives (Lead facilitator: Leigh Hynes)

4.20 - 4.35 - Ignite: Research we are doing (Lead facilitator: Vicki Hagenaars)

4.35 - 5:00 - Wrap up (cultural perspectives / brain gym)

Conference dinner: 7.00 - 9.00

Day 2 Friday 31st

Icebreaker 8.20

8.30 -10:00 - Inspire: Knowledge building / learning to learn (Lead facilitator: Tamara Yuill Proctor)

10.30 - 10.45 - Ignite: Working with the community  (Lead facilitator: Rick Whalley)


10.50 - 12.20 - Inspire: Digital classrooms (Lead facilitators: Tara Fagan and Ross Alexander)

12.30 - 1.00 - Survey

Lunch - 1.00 - 1.30

1.30 - 2.15 Pasifika Giftedness with Nua, Geraint and Clint!

2.15  Poroporoaki


Form for mileage application

If you are driving from out of town (i.e. 100km, or over, one way) we can reimburse your petrol costs at $0.60 per KM. To be reimbursed you will need to provide an expense report: with the purpose of the trip, date and location, GST receipts for petrol, and a mileage log. PLEASE NOTE: You will need to complete and submit the  form by email (to Bryleigh bryliegh.kingston-rodgers@core-ed.org) not more than one week after the hui - any later than this and we will be unable to pay it. Thanks.

Mileage claim form (final version)