Helen Lloyd

Helen Lloyd

Learning Specialist Sector Capability for Te Pū Tiaki Mana Taonga, The Association of Educators Beyond the Classroom in Aotearoa, based at Te Papa Tongarewa, The Museum of New Zealand.

Location New Zealand

Activity

  • Kia ora Mawlid, welcome to the course.

  • We look forward to hearing about your experiences and reading your perspectives in the comments

  • Good luck with your job search. You will see that Māori culture and heritage play a very large and extremely important role in ECE here, and our bicultural heritage is reflected in the ECE curriculum.

  • Kia ora Katrina, welcome to Aotearoa and welcome to this course. I hope you settle here ok, and I hope you find this course useful. We are a friendly community of culture and heritage educators so please sing out if we can help you in any way.

  • Kia ora Suzanne, and welcome to this course. I hope you find it enjoyable and useful. I will look forward to reading your comments.

  • This is very powerful and thought provoking thank you Tamsin. It would be interesting to hear other learners responses to this.

  • It sounds like you are doing great work in this area. It would be useful to know how you get a temperature check of the impact of your efforts? How do we know that our visitors feel welcome and safe?

  • The creative responses and hands on activities sound great. Do you have any examples documented on line that you could link to so other learners can see them? or could you describe an example here?

  • Well spotted! I know MOE are currently going through a significant refresh so this image may be up for refresh too? I'm sure they would welcome your feedback.

  • Good luck with your teacher evening and building relationships with kura. I'm sure other learners on this course would like to hear how it goes and if you have any further advice you can share please do.

  • These all sound like wonderful initiatives, ka pai.

  • Yes isnt that video great, I think its a must view for all kaiako

  • That sounds like a great first step Tamsin

  • Kia ora Kirsty welcome to the course its great to have you as a learner, we look forward to reading your comments and questions.

  • Kia ora Manjitha welcome to the course

  • Kia ora Wendy welcome to the course

  • This is a really great well considered approach, great thinking Natalie

  • Ka pai Judi!

  • That's a really effective learning activity

  • Great to learn about those values, thank you for sharing them

  • @DebbieClunie Wow Debby I'm impressed to hear of your word doc with your 'lessons learnt' from the course! It's so good that you are helping yourself to take the learning into action within your role. I think that's one of the biggest challenges of any professional development, online courses, or seminars, or conferences etc.... taking what you have learnt and...

  • @DebbieClunie You are welcome Debbie, I am glad you have found the course interesting and useful. I think it was great also that your whole team enrolled together so that you could reflect on your learning as you worked your way through each step.

  • It sounds like you are making great progress on building relationships. Most of the teacher events I have run in the past have been an after school thing and not too late into the evening. Maybe canvas some teachers first to find out what time works best for them?

  • @TamsinGreen that sounds like a wonderful introduction for tamariki. Tino pai!

  • That's great to hear, ka pai. good luck.

  • That's a good idea @TamsinGreen programmes that are shorter in length are ideal for younger students. Play based learning and storytelling are also great approaches.

  • @TamsinGreen good luck with your research on Wai 262 its a very interesting topic and could be the subject of an entire course! There is a lot available on line to read about it. I found this pdf which is about thinking through the impact of Wai 262 for science projects, but I think the recommendations are great and could be applied to culture and heritage...

  • Kia ora Reema, welcome to the course

  • That sounds like a fantastic goal. Good luck with that @DominiqueChandler

  • @TamsinGreen this is a great response thank you for sharing

  • @TamsinGreen I tautoko \| support that view!

  • @TamsinGreen Yes NCEA is a big topic that was out of scope for this course. I would encourage you to have a dig around on this site https://www.nzqa.govt.nz/ncea/ and also speak to local secondary teachers about their perspectives. It would be good to hear any insights from other learners of this course

  • @TamsinGreen thank you for sharing your personal experience, I wonder if other learners would relate to that too?

  • @TahliaGreen they sound like very valuable goals, good luck with that work

  • @LodewijkJanNauta Its been great having you as a learner on this course, thank you for your commitment and active engagement, its been fulfilling reading your contributions and seeing your interactions with other learners. Good luck with your future studies.

  • thank you @LodewijkJanNauta for sharing this link

  • Tino pai @DominiqueChandler good luck with that mahi

  • Kia ora Mary, welcome to the course I hope you find it interesting and useful. Ngā mihi Helen

  • Kia ora Tamsin, welcome to the course, its lovely to have you here and I'm looking forward to your contributions. Ngā mihi Helen

  • Yes please @TamsinGreen can you elaborate further on this?

  • @LodewijkJanNauta thank you for sharing these eTwinning ideas, maybe that's something culture and heritage organisations within Aotearoa could think about - e.g. different organisations from different regions in the country, could establish relationships with eachother with the aim of students connecting and sharing their local stories with eachother, I think...

  • @LodewijkJanNauta....... "I believe that all tangible and intangible heritage keeps history 'up to date' because it connects people of the past, present and future. It brings people together, tells stories about where we come from, who we are and how we develop over time. In addition, it ensures familiarity in our rapidly changing living environment. Despite...

  • ka mau te wehi!

  • thank you for sharing :)

  • I'm so pleased to hear you have found the course useful @TahliaGreen

  • This is a great idea @TahliaGreen

  • @TahliaGreen @LodewijkJanNauta what a great conversation! Lovely to hear your views on the potential for depth and expansiveness of our education programmes, I wonder what other learners on the course think about this issue?

  • That's a lovely idea Tahlia. Te Papa have several areas in the museum for audience engagement, where visitors can be creative and display what they make, write or build https://www.tepapa.govt.nz/visit/plan-your-visit/kids-and-families/discovery-centres/art-studio-colour

  • Welcome to the course Shaneet, I hope you find it interesting and useful, I will look forward to reading your comments and ideas. Ngā mihi Helen

  • This is a fantastic comment thank you Pare. I totally agree with you about "provoking challenges, questioning and being disrupters and pathfinders" what a great description, and good provocation for our sector.

  • That's fantastic ka pai

  • I LOVE the 'stretch plan' lets all use this from now on!

  • Thank you for that feedback Pare, It has been great hearing your perspectives throughout the course, very beneficial for other learners, and for me.

  • @MarleneSmith awesome work ka pai

  • Thank you for sharing these comparisons

  • That's a great idea

  • @DominiqueChandler that sounds fantastic

  • thanks for sharing this Debbie

  • @PareBennett Embodied learning refers to pedagogical approaches that focus on the non-mental factors involved in learning, and the importance of the body, movement, actions and feelings. There are many links you can search to find out more about it - this is a good introductory level one to start you off...

  • Thank you Marlene, Its been great having you and your team as learners within the course, I have enjoyed reading your comments and your ideas, as have other learners, so thank you for your critical thinking and thought provoking questions comments and ideas

  • Thank you for that comment about the use of the term 'difficult' Pare, I agree it is contentious, and I like the alternative terms you have suggested that we can use.

  • This is a very well considered response to the question thank you Marlene. The example you have given about how to understand multiple perspectives is an interesting one. It will be interesting to hear how other educators tackle this in their settings.

  • I would advise sending some emails direct to museums or galleries where you know there are kaiako Māori educator roles and asking if they would be willing to share any job descriptions with you