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Nethui 2013

  Nethui 2013 was an exciting and whirlwind three days. I am so glad I was there. Highlights: 1. Education Forum. Although we had no girls attend the day was fascinating and young people give me great hope for our … Continue reading

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National Centre of Literacy and Numeracy for Adults Symposiu This month I attended the Symposium with a special focus on developing literacy and numeracy in adults. The keynote speech from Timote Vaioleti was outstanding. He asks some tough questions, including … Continue reading

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Teaching the teachers

Earlier in the year, I was involved in the King Abdullah Scholarship programme to train graduates for teaching in Saudi Arabia. Polytehnics International New Zealand created this video to tell the story of a student on the programme. http://vimeopro.com/pinz/kasptt/video/69594969  

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Take charge of your learning

“The stepladder is gone, and there is not even an implied structure of an industry’s rope ladder. It’s more like vines, and you bring your own machete. You don’t know what you’ll be doing next or whether you’ll work in a private office, or one big… Continue reading

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Graduate Capabilities

In our roles as academic advisers we find programme development teams need support and resources to update their graduate profiles to ensure graduate success and relevance to the workplace, the profession or vocation. Key to a programme graduate p… Continue reading

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Academic Identities Conference June 2012

Last week I attended the Academic Identities Conference at the University of Auckland Epsom campus. I was interested in the conference because in my work with teachers, curriculum development and communities of practice how teachers see themselves… Continue reading

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Try Yammer for connecting your workplace

Hi everyone, remember I was telling you about how Yammer can connect all of Unitec staff, and help them communicate in smaller groups. There is more information here, about how it works, and the potential that lies within the tool. http://tlcommun… Continue reading

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