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PLD Report

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...

PLANZ Executive Meetings

The Professional Learning Aotearoa (PLANZ) National Executive have met regularly with the Ministry of Education (MOE) and the Education Council of Aotearoa New Zealand.

PLANZ Launch

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.

Official Launch

The association will be officially launched in April 2016 with an official ceremony. Details will be advised.

Consultation Process Invitation

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.

PLANZ Establishment Members

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/].