Playcentre – whānau-led early childhood education service
This downloadable workshop is designed for Playcentre parents/whānau to stimulate thinking and discussion about being kaiako, weaving your whāriki through Learning Conversations and Learner Maps, and building relationships.
Tips for using the downloadable workshop
The best way to view the workshop is to enlarge the slideshow by selecting the full screen icon at the bottom of the tool bar.
Use the forward and back arrows to move through the workshop at your own pace.
You can download the workshop and adapt it for your own use, but you must respect copyright, especially of the images and video.
The workshops are best used in a group, in which you can consider and discuss the content and questions.
The workshops focus in on a specific aspect of Te Whāriki, and are designed to help kaiako deepen their understanding and practical application of the curriculum.
They offer a brief overview or short introduction.
You may choose to use the workshops in facilitated sessions and in specific ways for your context. For example, you might:
- work together on a complete workshop in a team meeting or professional development session
- select parts of a workshop to spend more time on, completing it over a number of sessions
- select parts of a workshop to revisit and explore in greater depth.