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West Spreydon School

147 Lyttelton Street

Christchurch

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Kia ora, Talofa, Malo lava, warm pacific greetings

Below are the descriptions of each workshop. Please select four when completing the registration.

  • Contemporary Pacific Movement Workshop for Beginners, Zandra Ah Jay – Maepu: Let go of your inner judgement as we hone through Pacific movement. Polynesian Pages will lead you as you dance to the island beats. The workshop is suitable for beginners. We encourage newcomers to come and give it a go with hopes that you discover something about yourself.
  • Drama Workshop, Zandra Ah Jay – Maepu: Step out of your comfort zone and arm yourself with a few acting activities that’ll help your students work together, gain confidence and work their imagination.
  • Contemporary Dance Workshop, Zandra Ah Jay – Maepu: You don’t have to be an expert or rhythmically talented to use “dance” to tell a story. Keeping it simple is often better. In this session we’ll explore contemporary dance and storytelling. Working with choreographic elements to create a dance sequence.
  • Christchurch City Libraries is home to a group of Pasifika staff called Vā Pasifika. Vā Pasifika works hard to ensure that the Pasifika community is reflected in the space, welcomed, and supported to achieve through lifelong learning. Come and meet our new Tūranga Pasifika librarian Nina Oberg-Humphries and Ebony Smith from Aranui Library and hear how you can further your Pasifika students through STEM learning, and a multitude of Pasifika resources at the libraries.
  • Culturally Responsive Practice through Mathematics, Carol Efford: This workshop is an opportunity to explore cuturally responsive practice through the lens of mathematics. We will share personal experiences and practical ideas that will engage Pasifika learners and their families.
  • Culturally Responsive Practice, One Schools Journey, Gaye Leverton: This workshop is an opportunity to explore culturally responsive practice through one schools journey. We will share personal experiences and practical ideas that will engage Pasifika learners and their families.
  • The Pasifika Toolkit, Angie Malae and Carolyn Silby: Introducing the Pasifika Toolkit, this workshop will explore ways in which teachers can provide a culturally responsive classroom that all of our learners deserve. The Pacific Toolkit is a box of easy-to-use, grab-and-go activities and visual resources. During this workshop teachers will have the opportunity to engage with elements of the toolkit and reflect upon ways in which the activities could be used in their own classrooms. Schools will be given information on how to order the Pasifika Toolkit at this session. Recommended audience: anyone, however the activities within the Pasifika Toolkit are aimed at the Primary level.
  • ECE: Practice Tongan protocols of Faka’apa’apa in a Tongan environment (school, home, etc), Lineti Punivai: At the end of this workshop you’ll be able to describe and implement protocols of social interactions in relation to Tongan children; communicate with Tongan community elders, people; describe Tongan Code of dress, and dress in traditional Tongan costumes for occasions; and coordinate the preparation of cultural practice for ceremonies.This will be guided with information such as glossary and definition as well as a few songs, resources and action songs.
  • Engaging with Pasifika, Mark Tulia:Mark will share his experiences as an educator with practical ideas and examples when engaging with Pasifika.
  • Pacific Island Protocols, Lynmaree Sopoaga: New Zealand Samoan with 39 years teaching experience in New Zealand and the Solomon Islands. A workshop that will support you with some ideas of Pacific Island protocols, and ideas for Pacific Island Language weeks. Aunty Lyn's niece Halelluia will teach a Pese and Siva for you. For this workshop a MUST bring is something you don't mind giving away, that is no bigger than a bread box or you can hold in your hands.
  • Pasifika and Cultural Wellness, Jase Tiatia: Kindness goes along way – “it’s nice to be important but it’s important to be nice”. Using the Samoan values and a model to support and strengthen the engagement for all learners including our educators. If you’re looking at strategies or approaches. You may also like to contribute your ideas and share your experiences on how to engage and embed Pasifika Values. This creating an inclusive culture to have: 1. Our younger learners to feeling more at home and 2. Learning from our Pasifika learners through their lens.
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