Taipitopito | Details
  • 9.00am - 3.30pm. 

  • Suitable for up to 25 people. 

  • $1800 + GST.

  • Volume discount (book five or more, $1700 + GST).

  • Available to travel to rural/remote service centres (fuel + travel time additional).

  • Ministry of Education accredited.

  • Kind Mind Kai designs professional learning opportunities to support all educators and school Boards to understand and give effect to Te Tiriti o Waitangi partnership. Jen is an accredited facilitator and can support you to inquire and compile a PLD application to support your kura | school. 

  • Certificates and Work Booklets are available for an additional charge of $2pp+ GST.

E Whai Ake | Follow-up Think Tanks

To support ongoing learning and action, follow-up Think Tanks are offered for Senior teams, Board of Trustees, and teaching teams, which focus on activating Te Tiriti o Waitangi through Te Mātaiaho, localised curriculum approaches, and Aotearoa New Zealand Histories/Social Science learning areas. Think Tanks provide participants with an opportunity to explore and apply their learning, share ideas, and develop practical strategies for incorporating and aligning Te Tiriti o Waitangi into their work.

He Aro | Purpose
  • To build the capacity of participants to enact equitable and just practices. 
  • To help participants develop their understanding of the context and history of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and explore the impact of racism and anti-racism in our society. 
  • Provide participants with an opportunity to build on and develop their insights and perspectives, and explore practical ways of taking action toward a more inclusive and equitable society.
Ngā Hua | Outcomes
  • To understand and build on participants’ appreciation of the unique context in Aotearoa New Zealand, created through Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

  • To gain an understanding of our country’s founding document/s, the events that preceded and followed the signing of Te Tiriti o Waitangi, and the impacts over time and today.

  • Develop a broad understanding of Aotearoa Histories including He Whakaputanga me Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

  • Explore the history and constructs of racism and anti-racism through a mindful approach.

  • Leave connected, inspired, informed, and ready for action, having explored learning in a way that is deliberate, mindful, and energetic.

  • Te Tiriti o Waitangi Partnership is the first standard of practice, and we help schools, leaders and teachers to give effect to this in a way that radically improves outcomes for learners.

  • Teachers who understand and apply Te Tiriti o Waitangi in practice understand, teach and lead in a culturally responsive way that meets the diverse needs of all learners, leading to equitable learning environments, opportunities, and outcomes.

  • Systematically and deliberately using Te Tiriti-centric practice to evaluate and guide school, class and teacher practice creates a thriving culture where everyone achieves.

  • Understand the origin and history of the education system in Aotearoa, and how colonisation has shaped and impacted education.

  • Recognise how the education system has contributed to systemic deprivation of tangata whenua, and understand how to act - from this day forward - in a way that is Treaty centric. 

  • Explore and understand bias, and recognise situations when you can use strategies to ensure you check your bias before acting.

  • Be empowered to walk and work in your educational setting as Tangata Tiriti, and in the process empower others to do so.


Taunaki | Testimonials

"I just wanted to say a huge thanks for coming in to  school to deliver your Treaty workshop. With a focus on anti-racism, the dynamic and action packed day was thoughtfully interwoven with waiata, history readings and up to date peer-reviewed thinking." 


"By far the best PD in a long time. I came away feeling more confident and comfortable. The way in which Jen delivered it was so good. I really think this should be rolled out across all schools and funding given! An amazing woman who was inspirational and approachable.”


"Lots of learning on so many levels. You provided essential tools that will not only stand up to racism but to all discrimination in the community. You were an amazing facilitator; captivating, inspiring, and engaging. Love your mahi!"