Join Villa Education Trust and Ormiston Junior College for an interactive workshop with international accredited consultant Rob Carpenter (UK) from 'Matthew Syed Speaking' delivering Matthew's Mindset for Education - designed for professionals, educators and parents. In addition, 21C Skills Lab founders Justine Munro and Faye Langdon will discuss 'Tomorrows skills for today's students'. This workshop will cover what Growth Mindset is, why it is important, the evidence that supports it and the skills to achieve it - in yourself and others. Hosted in conjunction with Ormiston Junior College, the ticket price includes a supporters pack, entrance to an education expo and refreshments. Book early to avoid disappointment - tickets to events in conjunction with Matthew Syed* are limited and costly - this is a fantastic opportunity to attend an international accredited keynote speaker in Auckland and to learn skills to assist in all aspects of life. (*Matthew Syed is the international bestselling author of 'Bounce' and 'Black Box Thinking'. Matthew is one of the world's most influential thinkers in the field of high performance and cultural change. He has worked with some of the world's largest organisation to help build a mindset of continuous improvement.) Tickets available on Eventfinder - please see attached advert for link. (www.eventfinda.co.nz...)
Your emotional and mental wellbeing is important. It is normal to feel stressed or lonely when self-isolating, but there are some things you can do to feel better.
Even if you are not sick you may be feeling anxious about COVID-19. This is normal.
Reach out to your family and whānau, friends and workmates. Sharing how we feel and offering support to others is important.
We want to remind you that if you or someone you know is struggling right now, there is free help available.
See below a list of helplines throughout New Zealand ?
Kia Kaha Aotearoa.
We want to celebrate the unsung heroes who are keeping our country going through lockdown.
Frontline nurse Debra Larsen's life has turned into a "real whirlwind" since the coronavirus outbreak began.
She's been so busy setting up testing centres around the Waikato. and helping them run smoothly that she's barely seen her two teenage daughters.
Do you know a coronavirus lockdown champion who deserves to be recognised? Tell us about them in the comments below.
To read more about Debra's life on the frontline, click here.
Hi Neighbours, It's a tough one for many, the prospect of rates rising 3.5 per cent, in these uncertain times. It is easy to say "Freeze!" but that's not as simple as it sounds. What do you think? Read the story here: www.stuff.co.nz...
8.9% Rates should rise 3.5 pc but with easy help for those in need8.9% Complete
82.6% Rates should be frozen for all ratepayers82.6% Complete
8.6% Rates should rise, but by less that 3.5 pc, with help for those who need it8.6% Complete