This update farewells and welcomes new executive and provider members, gives details of the April provider conference, as well as changes to attestation and accreditation.
The PLANZ executive have been discussing with the Ministry of Education how we can work together to review the current accreditation dimensions.
On the 16th October the Executive met to discuss correspondence with the Ministry, updates to the PLANZ website, conference planning and the review of the accreditation process.
The PLANZ Executive support the development of Facilitator Professional Standards that are aligned and cohesive with standards across the teaching profession.
PLANZ has both Maori medium and English medium representation on this Ministry group.
The PLANZ Executive has been working since inception to establish a solid relationship with the Ministry of Education.
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PLANZ has begun discussions on preparing facilitator professional standards
The Professional Learning Association New Zealand Te Māngai Whakangungu Kaiako o Aotearoa (PLANZ) has released a report detailing the professional learning and development (PLD) industry’s responses to the recent changes in how schools obtain PLD. The full report can be seen here...
The Professional Learning Aotearoa (PLANZ) National Executive have met regularly with the Ministry of Education (MOE) and the Education Council of Aotearoa New Zealand.
Professional Leaning Aotearoa PLANZ was officially launched by Marama Fox on April 12th in the Foyer in the Beehive, Wellington, New Zealand. Over 75 people attended including Representatives from the Ministry of Education, David Seymour, Katherine Dalahunter, representatives from the Catholic Education Office, Education Council, School Leaders, Distinguished Academics, Ngāi Tahu and delegates from Professional Learning Development Organisations from both English and Māori Medium.
The association will be officially launched in April 2016 with an official ceremony. Details will be advised.
PLANZ has been invited to participate in the consultation process with the Ministry of Education (New Zealand) with the goal of introducing accreditation for Facilitators including the associated criteria.
Establishment members of PLANZ are: Cognition Education, CORE Education, Evaluation Associates, NZCER, Te Tapuae o Rehua, University of Auckland, University of Canterbury, University of Otago, and University of Waikato. We comply to the following rules found here[about-us/founding-documents/].