Children in Crisis Conference - A National Hui
7-9 October 2013
The Centre for Global Studies in Education hosted this important national hui in response to recent reports and research on children in crisis in Aotearoa/ New Zealand. This 3 day conference provided an opportunity for all interested groups (e.g. practitioners, teachers, counsellors, social workers, academics and agencies) to discuss these vital issues, to discuss government policies and initiatives, to promote an on-going forum, to develop a Handbook for Teachers, and produce other publications, including a Special Issue of Education Philosophy And Theory [EPAT].
Keynote speakers included: Professor Jonathan Boston, Anthea Simcock (Child Matters), Jacinda Ardern, Mana Ririki, the Deputy Children's Commissioner, Associate Professor Susan St. John, Judith Nowotarski (NZEI President), Angela Roberts (PPTA President) and Professor Kuni Jenkins.
Conference publications are now available.
Further information available on the website here.
For videos of keynote addresses, please click here.
Conference publication now available with the release of the Educational Philosophy And Theory [EPAT] special issue Journal "Children in Crisis: Child Poverty, Education and Social Justice", Volume 46, Issue 9, 2014