Education New Zealand has kicked off New Zealand Partners Workshop Week (NZPWW) 2021 – a five-day virtual international educational event that runs June 14-18.
The forum will showcase the unique qualities of a New Zealand education, such as its future direction, provide updates on the latest trends and highlight current Education New Zealand priorities and initiatives that partners could benefit from. – with the aim of strengthening New Zealand’s educational ties. with Asia.
Education New Zealand Regional Director for Asia, Ben Burrowes, said the week provided a valuable opportunity to engage and spark collaboration with key partners in Indonesia and more broadly in Asia, at a time when travel is limited.
Throughout the week, government officials, international education professionals, education officers, advisers and academic partners will come together to connect, collaborate and share ideas.
“By working together and with international education as a catalyst, Partners Workshop Week was designed to help us collectively meet challenges and share best practices during such a difficult time.
“As international education leaders, now is the time to prioritize work as a global community,” said Burrowes.
NZPWW will bring together audiences and international education partners from Greater China, India, Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore, South Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Indonesia and from the Philippines. The sessions will be available in six different languages: English, Vietnamese, Thai, Korean, Japanese and Bahasa Indonesian.
Over 45 international speakers will be featured, with sessions covering New Zealand updates and exclusive country-specific sessions, panel discussions, keynote presentations, professional development workshops, Q&A sessions live with experts and virtual exhibitions. The week covered a range of areas including K-12 education, education technology, higher education, vocational training and workplace education, as well as the English language training sector. .
Highlights of today’s program included a performance by New Zealand musician Stan Walker and a special performance by Ko Tāu Rourou waiata, a panel discussion with Director General of Education New Zealand Grant McPherson and six New Zealand Heads of Mission -Zeeland in Asia.
“We greatly value our international education partners – and would love to have current and potential New Zealand partners join us to connect, collaborate, ask important questions and share ideas about the future of education. ‘international education,’ Burrowes said.
Registration for New Zealand Partners Workshop Week is now open – partners can register here.
Education New Zealand (ENZ) is New Zealand’s government agency for international education. ENZ strives to raise awareness of New Zealand as a study destination and to help New Zealand educational institutions and businesses bring their services and products overseas.