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Wellington- Reggio Emilia Inspired Dialogues - REID

REID is a group of Wellington early childhood educators who are influenced by Reggio Emilia pedagogy, which includes: dialogue, listening to children’s “100 languages”, educational documentation, in-depth investigations and parent involvement.

Contact: reid.wellington@gmail.com; P O Box 12-271, Thorndon, Wellington 6144; http//facebook.com/groups/REIDwellington.

Igniting Play in the Early Years

REID seminar 

4 November 2017

PLD for Primary and ECE teachers

“Igniting play” (in both senses of the words) will be presented by Judith Urry and Hilary Burrows, from Silverstream School, with an introduction and commentary by Dr Anne Meade, a three-time attendee at Reggio Emilia in Italy and co-founder of Daisies EC & C Centre.

Date: Saturday, 4 November, 9.00am to 1.00pm.

Venue: Te Rito Maioha/ Early Childhood NZ, 191A Thorndon Quay, Thorndon, Wellington. 

Cost: $75.00 (incl GST), for the seminar and a delicious morning tea.

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 Past Events:

Two-part symposium: 1 July & 14 September 2017

Come and experience how light and shadow can be used as an expressive ‘language’ by children and teachers. The workshop will involve a hands-on art component where participants will use Māori mythology as the provocation for their own creative story making and telling.

“The Language of Light and Shadow Puppets” will be presented by Lisa Terreni, Senior Lecturer, Victoria University, author and editor of the ecARTnz online magazine, with an introduction by Dr Anne Meade.

Dates: Saturday, 1 July, 9.00am to 1.00pm at the Thistle Hall, cnr Cuba and Arthur Streets, Te Aro.

Thursday, 14 September, 5.45 to 8.45pm, Te Rito Maioha/Early Childhood NZ, 191A Thorndon Quay

Costs: $125 (incl GST), includes materials, substantial Saturday morning tea, and light evening meal

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 Traces of Utopian Thinking

... from courses in Reggio Emilia, Italy

A week in Reggio Emilia provokes Utopian dreaming about better opportunities for playful learning for tamariki in early childhood education in Aotearoa New Zealand that is woven with deep thought. Dreams like, “Won’t it be wonderful when ...?”

Anne Meade and Claire Jongepier returned with recharged ideas of how amazingly capable and competent infants, toddlers and young children are in expressing themselves in “100 languages”.

Videos, images and practices from the settings they observed in Reggio Emilia and from their settings will help explain why and how the Italian educators inspire teachers from around the globe. 

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A Pedagogy of Relations:  Materiality and Learning 

The REANZ network is pleased to offer teachers across New Zealand the opportunity to hear from and engage with Margo Hobba and Chris Celada.  Margo and Chris bring to our shores a wealth of wisdom and in-depth understanding of the principles of Reggio Emilia, the notion of epistemology- ‘building knowledge’ -and the way in which children build their knowledge and carry out research.  They have both had long careers in early childhood and tertiary education. Based on their studies around the educational project in Reggio Emilia and working on from their previous project Teachers IN research with children they will be facilitating:

 

A Pedagogy of Relations:  Materiality and Learning 

A series of evening workshops across New Zealand

 

Reggio-inspired Investigations at Victoria Kids: Voices of Leaderful Learning

Come and join us for this wonderful opportunity to hear about the centre’s journey(s) to support children as ‘leaderful learners’.  

As usual, we’ll have lots of time for discussion and look forward to some great dialogues.

We’ll begin with some light kai at 6.30pm. Look forward to seeing you. 

Date: Thursday 28 July

Time: 6.30 – 8.30pm

Venue: 2-4 Clermont Tce, Kelburn

Suggested Koha: $10

Ann Pairman

Reggio Emilia Inspired Dialogue

 

Download flier: Reggio_Seminar_REID.docx

 

Funky Yet Functional Documentation

A Two Part Symposium

 
 
Part One: Saturday, 28 May 2016
Time: 9.30am - 1.00pm
Venue: Victoria University of Wellington, Room 101, Boyd Wilson Arena (at the end of Waiteata Road), Kelburn

Lisa Terreni, Anne Meade, and Ann Pairman will facilitate a hands-on workshop exploring what constitutes effective documentation.
 

Part Two: Tuesday, 9 August 2016
Time: Kai: 5.45 to 6.15pm; Seminar: 6.20 to 9.00pm
Venue: Te Rito Maioha/ Early Childhood NZ, 191 Thorndon Quay, Thorndon
 

Maree Gray and Claire Jongepier, REID, will facilitate the August evening when participants share examples of their centre’s documentation inspired by the May workshop.
 

Total Cost:
 138.00 (GST incl) for two workshops, materials, morning tea (28 may) and a light meal (9 August)

Space and numbers are limited. Maximum is three per centre.

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Please note:
 payment via credit card (Visa/ MasterCard) is required to book and confirm your place on this REANZ event. 

 

Cancellation Policy

 

Refunds less $25.00 will be given if written notification is received 10 days before the event. There are no refunds after this time, but we will consider substituting names.

Contact Us

If you have any registration queries regarding this event, please contact:

 

     Lynda Booth
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     PO Box 44195, Pt Chevalier, Auckland
     Phone: +6498455550" +64 9 845 5550<
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 On Becoming a Professional Marveller' by Ann Pelo

Professional Practice as Professional Development

 6th April 2016 - 6-9pm

REANZ is delighted to be welcoming Ann Pelo back to Aotearoa New Zealand to share her experiences with us. Ann is a teacher educator, program consultant, and author whose primary work focuses on pedagogical practice, social justice and ecological teaching and learning, and the art of mentoring. Her work is anchored by a commitment to the right of educators to be intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually engaged by their work. Ann offers educators the opportunity to engage with deeper understandings and new questions through the power of story, reflection and collaboration. Ann’s work is sustained by teachers' commitment to growth and challenge, by children's potent capacity for questions, and by families' deep commitment to their children.

Ann is the author of five books: The Goodness of Rain: Developing an Ecological Identity in Young Children (2013), Season by Season the Year Unfolds: A Guidebook for Developing an Intentional Culture in Early Childhood Programs (2010), Rethinking Early Childhood Education (2008), The Language of Art: Inquiry-based Studio Practices in Early Childhood Settings (2007), and, with Fran Davidson, That's Not Fair: A Teacher's Guide to Activism with Young Children (2000).

Traditional in-service learning and professional development often emphasize strategies and techniques for planning curriculum and learning activities, managing behavior, and aligning routines. This short-changes educators’ right to be thinkers, researchers, and co-constructors of knowledge — what Loris Malaguzzi called “professional marvellers.”
 
When we shift our orientation, and make thinking rather than doing our priority, we begin to live into new possi-bilities for professional development. We reconceptualize the professional development in our programs as pedagogical practice: disciplined thinking and collaborative inquiry into the teaching and learning process. During our evening together, we’ll consider core elements of pedagogical practice and the ways in which such practice becomes our on-going professional development.
 
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