5 June 2019

Register for ISANA NZ Conference and upcoming workshops

ISANA NZ invites you to register for its annual conference in September, focussed on the theme of promoting an integrated approach to student wellbeing. Places are also filling up fast for its upcoming workshops.

The conference will be held at Harbourside Function Centre, Wellington from 5-6 September 2019.The theme is ‘Professionalisation of the International Education Sector in New Zealand: Promoting an integrated NZ Inc. approach to student wellbeing.’

Keynote speakers include

  • Bariz Shah (New Zealand) – President of the University of Canterbury Muslim Students Association, Bariz became a spokesperson for the Muslim student community following the tragedy of March 15.
  • Marcela Lapertosa (Australia) – former Director of Education and Intercultural learning at AFS, Marcela will share insights she gained leading the development of intercultural competence programmes for students, families and staff around the world.
  • Lian-Hong Brebner (New Zealand) – Diversity Manager at Auckland University of Technology, Lian-Hong will outline strategies for promoting cultural intelligence within institutions and the wider international education sector.
  • Dr Paula Durance (Australia) – Consultant to international education providers, Paula is a respected international education professional. She will be exploring strategies for developing professionalism in international education.

There will also be a range of breakout sessions and workshops from practitioners, policy advisors and educators, including updates on work and study opportunities, tailored mental health practice, strategies for enabling social connections and overcoming communication obstacles and accommodation insights in relation to Code compliance.

Get the early bird rate now – click here to register.

Education New Zealand and the Ministry of Education International Unit are sponsors.

Register for ISANA NZ upcoming workshops

ISANA NZ is running a professional development day in Christchurch on 19 June and places are filling up fast so be in quick to snap up the early bird rate which closes soon. Click here to register.

ISANA NZ is also teaming up with Wintec again to deliver their popular two-day Mental Health First Aid workshops running in Hamilton, Christchurch, Wellington, Auckland and Dunedin. The workshops are limited to 15 places only, so be in quick. Registrations are open now for the Christchurch workshops. Information on the other locations will be released soon.

What's in it for me?