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GCSN is a non-profit dedicated to greater Christchurch.

PO Box 945, West End, Christchurch 8140

Workshops

All workshops are funded and can be attended at no cost

Upcoming Workshops
Term 1 - Are You Ready? - Digital Technologies 101 (PM)
Fri, Feb 28
Tūranga
Feb 28, 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Tūranga, 60 Cathedral Square, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
Come along and find out more about the updates to our Digital Technology Curriculum. Go away with hands on experiences to use in the classroom, plus key information/resources to get your team started on their journey.
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Facilitator Hui 2.0
Fri, Mar 13
Ministry of Education Building
Mar 13, 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Ministry of Education Building, 48 Hereford Street, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
This hui is for facilitators of MoE Accredited Centrally Funded PLD from the Greater Christchurch area only. Our aim is to build an understanding of how to incorporate Te Ao Māori through facilitation.
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Term 1 - Integrating Sphero into Digital Technologies
Wed, Mar 18
Tūranga
Mar 18, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Tūranga, 60 Cathedral Square, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
Come along and learn about how to get the best out of the most reliable robot in education.
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Term 1 - Integrating BeeBots into Digital Technologies
Wed, Mar 18
Tūranga
Mar 18, 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Tūranga, 60 Cathedral Square, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
Come along and learn about how to get the most out of the BeeBot/BlueBot. We will look at fun ways to integrate the BeeBot into your teaching and learning across the Curriculum.
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Term 1 - Creating with Google (Whole Day Workshop)
Mon, Mar 30
Tūranga
Mar 30, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Tūranga, 60 Cathedral Square, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
This session is for teachers who want to know more about extending GFE and getting students using a range of creative tools.
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Holiday Workshop: Creating with iPad - Day Workshop
Mon, Apr 20
Tūranga
Apr 20, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Tūranga, 60 Cathedral Square, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
It's time to get creative. The iPad can spark creativity and develop a sense of curiosity in your learners. Come along and find out how to get students creating not consuming.
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Term 2 - Play with a Digital Spin - Whole Day Workshop
Fri, May 08
Tūranga
May 08, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Tūranga, 60 Cathedral Square, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
Learn about the fundamentals of play and how you can successfully bring digital tools into the environment without compromising the authenticity of learning, encouraging creativity, engagement and sharing of learning.
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Term 2 - Digital Technologies 101
Mon, May 18
Tūranga
May 18, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Tūranga, 60 Cathedral Square, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
Come along and find out more about the updates to our Digital Technology Curriculum. Go away with hands on experiences to use in the classroom, plus key information/resources to get your team started on their journey.
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Term 2 - Creating with iPad
Mon, May 18
Tūranga
May 18, 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Tūranga, 60 Cathedral Square, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
It's time to get creative. The iPad can spark creativity and develop a sense of curiosity in your learners. Come along and find out how to get students creating not consuming.
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Term 2 - Creating with Google (Whole Day Workshop)
Wed, Jun 03
Tūranga
Jun 03, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Tūranga, 60 Cathedral Square, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
This session is for teachers who want to know more about extending GFE and getting students using a range of creative tools.
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Term 1 - Are You Ready? - Digital Technologies 101 (AM)
Fri, Feb 28
Tūranga
Feb 28, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Tūranga, 60 Cathedral Square, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
Come along and find out more about the updates to our Digital Technology Curriculum. Go away with hands on experiences to use in the classroom, plus key information/resources to get your team started on their journey.
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GCSN DTHM Implementation Framework - North Canterbury
Fri, Feb 28
Te Matauru Primary School
Feb 28, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Te Matauru Primary School, 59 Pentecost Road, Waimakariri, Rangiora 7400, New Zealand
GCSN welcomes all senior leaders from across Canterbury to join us for a hui to support the implementation of Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko in schools and kura in Canterbury.
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GCSN Implementation Framework - City Central - Elmwood
Wed, Feb 26
Elmwood Normal School
Feb 26, 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Elmwood Normal School, 29 Aikmans Road, Merivale, Christchurch
GCSN welcomes all senior leaders from across Canterbury to join us for a hui to support the implementation of Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko in schools and kura in Canterbury.
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Linking the real world into electronics
Tue, Feb 25
Tūranga
Feb 25, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Tūranga, 60 Cathedral Square, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
This workshop is the second of two about Electronics. This workshop is most suitable for teachers from years 7-10 that have a basic understanding of electronics concepts, that are covered off on the previous day’s course.
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Beginners Electronics Made Easy
Mon, Feb 24
Tūranga
Feb 24, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Tūranga, 60 Cathedral Square, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
This workshop is the first of two about Electronics. Suitable for teachers of years 7-10 that have had little exposure to electronics, it will give the attendee an opportunity to get stuck in to a small set of projects and learn about electronics.
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