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EOTC and Effective Safety Management Systems PLD

2-day PLD offered FREE to school staff and members of school boards of trustees through support from the Ministry of Education.

This sought after and core EOTC management PLD is for schools seeking to:

  • understand and implement good practice processes in EOTC, and to
  • embed them in programmes and school-wide safety systems
(If you are experienced in the application of current EOTC management practice and looking to critique your processes and share practice, then the 1-Day Embedding Good Practice workshop is for you.  If you remain uncertain, contact us and ask.)

Who is this PLD for?

Schools whose staff have not previously engaged with the Ministry of Education EOTC Guidelines (2016) Bringing the Curriculum Alive. This is the underpinning document for EOTC management.

Schools seeking to build capability within their staff to run quality EOTC underpinned by good practice EOTC management.

New Staff to schools or staff new to the EOTC Coordinator role.

Schools seeking support with implementation of current good practice processes.

Schools seeking better understanding of 'Why' and support with 'How' to implement good practice processes.


Term 2 Calendar 2019 (7 locations)

  Kerikeri - Northland

Dates:    Day One – Fri 17 May, followed by Day Two – Wed 12 June

Venue:   Turner Centre, 43 Cobham Road, Kerikeri  Map

                 Register here2   

  West Auckland - Auckland City

SORRY, THIS WORKSHOP IS ALREADY FULL. Leave your name and email HERE to receive notification and a priority place at a parallel workshop to run during Term 3.  Venue and date to be advised early in Term 2.              

  Taupo - Central North Island

Dates:   Day One – Fri 24 May, followed by Tues 25 June

Venue:  Reid Room, Acapulco Motor Inn 19 Rifle Range Road, Taupo. Map

                  Register here4

  Whanganui - Manawatu  

Dates:   Day One – Wed 22 May, followed by Tues 25 June

Venue:  151 on London 151 London Street, Whanganui Map

                  Register here5

 Lower Hutt - Wellington

Dates:   Day One – Mon 20 May, followed by Day Two – Fri 21 June

Venue:  Lower Hutt Events Centre  30 Laings Road, Lower Hutt Map

                  Register here7

 Christchurch - Canterbury

Dates:   Day One - Thurs 6 June, followed by Day 2 – Fri 28 June

Venue:  Tim Hobson Room, Antarctic Centre, Orchard Road, Christchurch Map

                  Register here8

 Dunedin - Otago

Dates:   Day One – Mon 13 May, followed by Day Two - Fri 28 June

Venue:  Otago Golf Club 125 Balmacewen Road, Māori Hill, Dunedin Map

                  Register here9


About the PLD

  • Each day runs from 8.45 am - 4.00 pm
  • Ideally, 2-3 staff should attend, including someone from the leadership team
  • More than 3 registrations from any one school will be accepted if the workshop is not full
  • Carries an expectation that participants can attend both days
  • Morning tea provided 


Workshop Aims

  • To support understanding of key concepts that underpin safe quality teaching and learning across all EOTC environments through an understanding of the Guidelines;

  • To provide training on leading change consistent with accepted good practice;
  • To build capacity within schools to maximise safety and learning across all EOTC contexts;
  • To offer guidance in the implementation of key components of the Guidelines.


What previous attendees said:

"So many good resources provided to explore and to guide our review"

"Great to hear current EOTC practices and loved hearing the range of EOTC the tamariki experience"

"A great time to review our policies"

"PLD that supported us to consolidate rationalise the WHY we engage in EOTC, in turn leading to better understanding of process and the need to have good systems in place"