What happens in each of the workshops?

The parents and families workshop cover a range of topics to help them understand;

  • why attending an early childhood centre is important for their child’s future learning
  • what National Standards are and why it is important for their children to do well in Reading, Mathematics and Writing
  • what NCEA is and how they can support their secondary school children to achieve their goals by succeeding in NCEA.
  • Other education related information, programmes and opportunities that parents and families want or need to know about.

In the secondary school students workshop there will be;

  • Expert subject specific tutoring
  • Examination and study tips
  • Time management
  • Mentoring
  • Careers advice
  • Support with internal and external assessment preparations

For year 9 and 10 students who have not yet started NCEA, there will be a focus on goal setting and subject choice to better prepare them for NCEA and future study paths. 

In the primary school students workshop, expert tutoring and tips for study preparation and time management will be covered.  There will be particular emphasis on support for reading, writing and maths to help students achieve highly in National Standards.

The early childhood education workshop is a space for children under 5 to take part in activities that will support their growth and learning.  Qualified and experienced ECE teachers will lead these workshop activities.