ACE Aotearoa Winter 2017 newsletter (6.8MB)
- Fishing cadets and Buller REAP
- Ngātiwai - educating to revitalise and normalise their tikanga and reo
- … and more adult education for Ngātiwai
- Participation today and leaders for tomorrow: Pacific youth gear up in Christchurch
- Living economies expo in Lyttelton
- Learning with the Porirua Whānau Centre
- Russian Cultural Centre in Christchurch
- Professional Development for community language teachers
- Community education as a small business
- Manaakitanga and whānaungatanga in Levin
- International: Power through power tools in Australia
Andy Jackson ACE Conference Presentation 2017 (PDF 1.6MB)
Ministry of Education, Andy Jackson, speaking at the ACE Conference 2017.
Mavis Mullins ACE Conference Presentation 2017 (1.2MB)
Mavis has a primary sector background in sheep, beef, dairy and apiary commercial activities for both private enterprise and large corporates. She is a wool classer by trade and has a deep passion for wool, a sensuous natural fibre. With Chinese, Irish and Máori whakapapa Mavis easily straddles boundaries of gender, culture and belief systems. She is a founding member of The Super Diversity Council. Mavis is an experienced and sought after director and currently holds positions as Chairman of Taratahi, Atihau Whanganui Incorporation, Poutama Trust, and PSGE Rangitane Tu Mai Ra. She is Patron of AWDT and a board member of Nga Whenua Rahui and Accelerate 25. Past board positions include Landcorp Farming, Massey University, Hautaki and 2 degrees mobile. Her deepest concern is how we face the future in a dynamically changing world, how we make technological shifts our norm and how we encourage our people to stay engaged and relevant. Mavis is married to Koro and they have four adult children and 14 precious mokopuna.
A Future Aotearoa- What will we look like in 20 years ACE Conference Presentation 2017 (112KB)
Distinguished Professor Paul Spoonley is the Pro Vice-Chancellor of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Massey University. He is the author or editor of 27 books, the most recent being “Rebooting the Regions” (2016). He is Programme Leader of a research programme on the impacts of immigration and diversity (MBIE, 2014–2020, $5.5 million). He was made a Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand in 2011 and was granted the title of Distinguished Professor by Massey University in 2013. He was awarded the Science and Technology Medal by the Royal Society in 2009, he was a Fulbright Senior Scholar at the University of California Berkeley in 2010, and since 2013, he has been a Visiting Researcher at the Max Planck Institute of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Gottingen. The Auckland War Memorial Museum made him a Fellow in 2015.
Getting Sorted in Buller ACE Conference Presentation 2017 (4.6MB)
Rachel Hill from Buller REAP will then share a practical example of how she delivers the Sorted seminars in a range of contexts in her West Coast community.
Rachel is well known to the ACE Sector. She is Adult and Community Education (ACE) Coordinator with Buller REAP and has been active in her region across a range of networks, events and projects including Adult Learners’ Week/He Tangata Mātauranga.