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Marion Deaker Workshop

Posted on 14 August 2012 by Dee Caswell

“Teaching and learning conversations about guardianship of Papatuanuku for the next generation”


OMEP Otago is bringing Marion Dekker Senior teacher from Tauranga Kindergarten to discuss the six year journey on the implementation of Education for Sustainability (EFS)


Marion utilizes a book written by Carolyn O’Connor, which highlights aspects of the Tauranga Kindergarten Association journey towards implementing Education for Sustainability - EfS.  It includes policy development and how the region wide approach has affected practice and influenced children and the community.


Marion will provide a workshop on (EFS) at the College of Education on:

Thursday 13th September 2012 @ 7pm



We ask for a gold coin donation from non OMEP members.

August 2012 Meeting

Posted on 9 August 2012 by Dee Caswell


Next Meeting:     7pm,

13th August (Monday) 2012


Education Centre, University of Otago

Union Street East


Topic this Meeting:

Discussion on the plight of young children in Christchurch, and a National campaign to draw attention to this.”

All interested working in the early childhood sector of education are invited to come and be part of the discussion.

For further details please contact: Fiona Ellis: fiona.ellis@otago.ac.nz