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Culturally Responsive Pedagogy: Find out more at Teaching Month

What is cultural competence? Does it apply to your work?! 

Do you understand how to apply it to your teaching?

Are you familiar with the Te Rautaki Whakawhanake Kaupapa Māori: Strategy for Māori Development? And how does this inform your practice? 

Take this opportunity to upskill and help to embed cultural competence at UC at this Teaching Month workshop. 

The purpose of this programme is to provide an opportunity for academic staff to further grow, develop, and thus contribute to “Te Rautaki Whakawhanake Kaupapa Māori: Strategy for Māori Development” (the Mission of which states that UC will be a vibrant contributor to indigenous knowledge economies).

More information and how to enrol here> 

 

Chronicle Autumn/Winter 2019

Chronicle is out! It’s a collection of some of the best stories of the year to date in a beautiful package with Type-C killer whales on the cover (thank you Regina Eisert/TPAonIce)!

Read it online here or grab a copy from the stands around campus.

Chronicle is one of the ways we keep our alumni, stakeholders and schools informed and inspired. It covers a diverse range of topics from the colleges and across the university, with everything from sex ed for the #metoo generation to motorsport to shape-changing titanium oxide – and much more.

Thank you to everyone who contributed. Please direct any feedback to communications@canterbury.ac.nz.

July Staff Forum | Te Wānanga Kaimahi – Sli.do and BYO cups

The July Staff Forum | Te Wānanga Kaimahi manaakitanga (hospitality) is this Monday 1 July. 

This is an a opportunity to hear updates about the E tū kia ora academic strategy and the new Haere-roa building, ask questions, and join your colleagues for refreshments. 

Have you RSVP-ed? Please let us know today if you will join us by accepting the Outlook invite in your calendar for 1 July, 2-3.30pm.

Sli.do

We are trying out the Sli.do online platform for managing questions at the July Staff Forum | Te Wānanga Kaimahi. You can submit questions now, or at the forum, and you can rank the questions you most want answered. Join at https://www.sli.do/ and enter event code #StaffForum. Contact events@canterbury.ac.nz if you need any assistance.

UC Sustainability hosts manaakitanga

Join us in C Block foyer after the forum for manaakitanga hosted by UC Sustainability in honour of Plastic Free July. In the spirit of sustainability and reducing single use plastic waste, please bring your own coffee cup for refreshments.

The confirmed programme is:

• Haere-roa opening on 9 July – UCSA President Sam Brosnahan
• E tū kia ora academic review progress – Vice-Chancellor |Te Tumu Professor Cheryl de la Rey
• Question and answer session – with Deputy Vice-Chancellor | Tumu Tuarua Ian Wright
• Sustainability at UC – the UC Sustainability team host manaakitanga. 

July Staff Forum | Te Wānanga Kaimahi – programme

The July Staff Forum | Te Wānanga Kaimahi programme has now been confirmed and it is packed with relevant and significant topics for all UC staff including: E tū kia ora academic strategy, Haere-roa update and UCGo making a difference for students.

1 July, 2 –3.30pm, C1 (with livestreaming to C2 and C3)

Staff forums give all UC staff a chance to get together and hear about the latest developments from the leadership team, ask questions and enjoy a cuppa with your colleagues. Please RSVP to the Outlook calendar invite (for catering purposes) and attend if you can, or suggest a time you would prefer for future events when the post-forum survey is distributed.

July Staff Forum | Te Wānanga Kaimahi topics:
• E tū kia ora academic review progress – Vice-Chancellor |Te Tumu Professor Cheryl de la Rey
• Haere-roa opening on 9 July – UCSA President Sam Brosnahan
• UCGo App making a difference for our students’ experience – Executive Director SSAC | Kaihautū Matua, Te Ratonga Ākonga me te Whakapā Lynn McClelland and Online Manager
Steve Backe-Hansen
• Question and answer session – using Slido to submit questions, which can be ranked by the audience
• Sustainability at UC – the UC Sustainability team host manaakitanga

Programme:
• 2pm start
• 2pm – 2.30pm – speakers
• 2.30 – 3pm – questions and answer session
• 3pm – 3.30pm – manaakitanga (C Block foyer)

UC Business School joins 1% global elite

Congratulations to the UC Business School | Te Kura Umanga, which joins the top 1% of Business Schools globally after achieving EQUIS accreditation this week.

This gives the Business School the Triple Crown of international accreditation, adding EQUIS to AACSB International (US) and AMBA (UK) accreditation. It is an exciting milestone, and follows years of work to transform the School from a regional focus to an international focus.

Read more here: UC Business School | Te Kura Umanga among 1% global elite with Triple Crown accreditation.