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Supporting neurodivergent students by developing the home-school partnership

Building supportive partnerships with families of neurodivergent students.

Understanding mental health and wellbeing in intermediate and lower secondary school students

Guidance on how to support the mental health and wellbeing of students aged 11-15.

Sample safety or de-escalation plan

An example of a de-escalation plan designed to support students to emotionally self-regulate at school.

Understanding and supporting emotional self-regulation at school

Understanding and supporting emotional self-regulation at school: Why some students may find it difficult to regulate their emotions at school, and what to do to support them.

An introduction to Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

How OCD affects students, and what schools can do to provide support.

Writing and neurodivergence

Understanding some of the common challenges with writing that neurodivergent students may experience.

Webinars

Understanding emotional regulation and dysregulation

COMING UP: 7.30PM WEDNESDAY JULY 3
International expert Dr Tracy Stewart will explore what is meant by emotional regulation and dysregulation, and discuss practical strategies that teachers can use to support the positive development of their students’ emotion regulation skills

Free webinar: Māori achieving success as Māori part 2

COMING UP: 7.30PM MONDAY JULY 22
Janelle Riki-Waaka returns to help educators to positively challenge their existing beliefs and perceptions about te ao Māori, and to build deeper understanding of the best ways to work alongside Māori and enact our responsibilities to te Tiriti o Waitangi

All children deserve (gender) affirmation

COMING UP: 7.30PM MONDAY AUGUST 12
Dr And Pasley will discuss why all children deserve to be affirmed for who they are and how gender affirmation might become a space where teachers and students can unpack differences in the classroom and support all children to explore how they want to be in the world

An introduction to Cognitive Load Theory

COMING UP: 7.30PM WEDNESDAY AUGUST 28
Dr Greg Ashman explores what cognitive load theory is and its practical implications for teachers.

Providing effective student mental health support and avoiding teacher burnout

COMING UP: 10.00AM (NZST) SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 7
Researcher and medical doctor Dr Chris Jenson will discuss his research into providing effective mental health and wellbeing support for students by embedding it into existing curricula and learning programmes

Supporting the transition to school

COMING UP: 7.30PM TUESDAY OCTOBER 22
This webinar with Dr Jennifer Neill will offer valuable insights and practical strategies to ensure a child’s transition from early childhood education to school is as smooth and positive as possible

Snapshots

Preventive mental health: An impactful and practical approach for schools

An introduction to a new approach to supporting students' mental health within learning programmes.

An introduction to the Comparative Judgement approach to marking writing

An innovative but highly reliable approach to marking writing.

The illusion of inclusion

The experiences of neurodivergent children and those supporting them in Aotearoa New Zealand’s education system – this report reveals the perspectives and experiences of 2,400 people engaged with neurodivergent young people

Key ideas for supporting students with Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

Insights from our webinar with Kim Milne from FASD-CAN.

Understanding the capabilities and limitations of generative AI

Insights from the webinar with Mandy Henk and Sarah Bickerton on generative AI and its role in the classroom.

The value of educational tests

Key ideas from the webinar with Professor Gavin Brown on how teachers can use tests to inform teaching and learning.

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