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2018 Boarding Schools Seminar
Positive Education and Students Wellbeing
Darrell Thatcher, Wiremu Gray, and Chris Needle, Christ's College
Marketing Boarding Schools Home and Away
Emma Taurua and Kyleigh Lyth, Rangi Ruru Girls’ School
Students Sexual Orientation: Guidance on Policies and Current Issues Facing Schools
Garth Gallaway, Partner, Chapman Tripp
Supporting young people | Navigating online challenges in a rapidly changing world – What’s needed?
Anjela Webster, Education Advisor, Netsafe
2018 Governance Seminar
The pursuit of effective governance
Peter Crow, Board Advisor and Facilitator, Institute of Directors
Legal Update – Reviewing Current Pieces of Legislation and Recent Changes Affecting Independent Schools
Samantha Turner, Partner, Simpson Grierson
Board evaluation; box ticking or value adding
John Page, Partner, BoardWorks International
Mike Wood, Facilitator, Institute of Directors and Associate Director, Broadleaf Capital International
Board Conduct in the Recruitment of Heads and Principals
Katy Anquetil, General Manager Wellington, Sheffield
The Changing Face of Headship
Nicholas Buck, Senior Consultant, Sheffield
2018 Marketing Seminar
ISNZ Communications – An Overview
Kate Davidson, Communications Manager, Independent Schools of New Zealand
Understanding Current Trends in the Advertising Market - Tips for your Next Advertising Campaign
Alf Jamieson, Managing Director/ Owner, Media5 and Angela Hunter, Sales Director, Reach Local
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ACG Private Schools Marketing 101: The Funnel, Touchpoints, and Marketing Channels
Mitchell Houlbrooke, Marketing Manager, ACG Education
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Collaborating while Competing – Practical Collaboration Strategies between Independent Schools
Lance Holland, Marketing Coordinator, Chilton Saint James School, Rebecca Burton, Marketing Manager, Scots College, Inge Doig, Marketing & Communications, Samuel Marsden Collegiate School
Engaging with Alumni
Angela Coe, Past Parent and Director of Development, Diocesan School for Girls
2018 HR Seminar
Education Council Update
Rex Smith, Manager Registration, Education Council of New Zealand
Your One Stop Employment Law Update
Shan Wilson, Partner, Simpson Grierson
Rebecca Isted, Director of Human Resources, Kristin School
Wellbeing at Work
Amanda Schulze, Community Engagement & Health Promotion Officer, Metal Health Foundation
A Practical Approach - Implementing Successful Wellbeing Programmes
Brendon Blanchard, Business Manager, Vitality Works
2018 Education Law Seminar
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2018 EA/PA Seminar
Systemic thinking: strategies for creating stronger collaborations and achieving better outcomes
Alex Smith, CEO, BrittendenSmith
The recruiter perspective – The skills you need to succeed in the evolving workplace
Sharlene Yule, Manager – Corporate Services, Beyond Recruitment
Going the extra mile – Planning the unforeseeable
Trudy Newman, PA to Executive Principal, Kristin School
Cultivating your influence and credibility - why you don't need to be the boss to have impact
Pam Cronin, Owner and Principal, BRIDGE Associates
It’s all about relationships! – An insight from a Public Sector EA
Kay Lindsay, EA to Executive Director Special Projects - Hamilton City Council
2018 Annual Conference - The Changing Face of Leadership in an Age of Disruption
Adapting to Change. Successful Leadership Strategies in the Age of Disruption
Gus McIntosh, CEO, Winsborough
(Re)claiming and Disrupting Leadership Practice and Organisational Learning: Moving Beyond the Status Quo and Distributed Models
Dr Howard Youngs, Senior Lecturer Educational Leadership, School of Education Director for International Relations and Development, AUT
Effective Governance Leadership for the Forward Thinking School
Richard Westlake, Director, Westlake Governance
Attracting and Developing World-Class Leaders for our Schools
Ashley Siddall, Senior Consultant, Gallup
Better by Diversity – Measuring the ROI of Effective Diversity
Bev Cassidy-MacKenzie, Director, Diversity Consulting
Leadership in the Digital Era
Christine O’Neill, Education and Leadership Consultant
Arnika Macphail, Professional Learning Manager, Cyclone Computer Company
Case study: The Adaptive Leadership Programme: Developing Adaptive, Resilient Leaders in Schools
David Scott, Middle School Principal, Kristin School
Building in a Disruptive Environment. Strategies to Create Competitive Advantage and Long-Term Value
James Fletcher, Trustee & Chairman of Works, King’s School, Auckland
Economic Drivers for the Future
Sharon Zollner, Chief Economist, ANZ
The Paradigm for Leadership
Christopher Luxon, CEO, Air New Zealand
Resilience in Leadership
Alia Bojilova, Senior Consultant, Sheffield
Riding the Exponential Wave of Change
Kaila Colbin, Ambassador Australia and New Zealand, Singularity University
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Leadership: Increasing Collaboration in a Time of Increasing Complexity
Sue Watson, Leadership Development Manager, New Zealand Leadership Institute
Independent Schools - Maintaining the Leading Edge
Darryl Buchanan, Director, Professional Learning, Association of Independent Schools NSW and Jennifer Davies, Dean, AIS Leadership Centre
2018 Aspiring Leaders' Seminar - 18 May
Dr. Kate Thornton, Senior Lecturer at the School of Education of the Victoria University of Wellington provides her insigts on the role of the Principal, key challenges faced and how leadership should be distributed in the school environment.
Nicholas Buck, Senior Consultant at Sheffield delves into the recruitment process for Principals.
Jayne-Ann Young, Principal at Queen Margaret College explores the change management process required to successfully transition into the role of Head/Principal.
Sandra shares the performance review process used in Head/Principal appraisals. She also elaborates on the key components of leadership in a Principal’s role and how each might be measured.
Scott Thelning, Principal at The Cathedral Grammar School has been a Principal for close to half of his 46 years and in this session he covers the complexities of the role.
2018 Primary Schools Seminar - 19 March
Over the years Tony Sissons has created a number of financial initiatives in an effort to add support to the teaching programme. From Ansett Airlines becoming the official airline of a state school to running a learn to swim programme which teaches over 2000 children to swim per week, he is happy to share the ups and downs of how effectively you can run business units in your schools.
Robbie Pickford will outline how SIEBA can provide marketing and administration services and support schools to grow their internationalisation and establish strong income streams.
In a fast pace changing world often driven by technology, collaboration is a valid and sensible business strategy. Hear from John Bennett General Manager Commercial and Agri at ANZ about the importance of establishing effective partnership.
SMART (St Mark's Afterschool Recreation and Tuition) is an afterschool and holiday programme for 5 to 13 year olds that is operated and managed by St Mark's Church School. Six years ago the St Mark's SMART programme ran at a loss and did not fully meet the commitments of the regulatory body for after school programmes - OSCAR. In 2017 the St Mark's SMART programme returned a significant surplus and met all its regulatory obligations.
Margie Beattie, Director of Development and Glen Jorna, Head of the Arts at Wellesley College share some strategies to work effectively with staff and students and tell the unique story about our schools.
2018 Heads Forum - 15 March
Heather McRae, AHIS President and Chair of ISNZ shares the key guidelines of the proposed ISNZ Governance Restructure.
Bradley Kidd, Partner and Rose Goss, Solicitor, Chapman Tripp provide some helpful insight into how the Human Rights Act applies to independent schools (specifically, in an admissions context).
Graham Prentice describes the cost benefit of managed services and Cyclone's solutions in relation to the Digital Technology Curriculum.
Ben O’Meara, Group Manager - Schooling Policy, Ministry of Education provides an update on the Government’s Education Policy Agenda.
John Bennett, General Manager Commercial and Agri ANZ provides the latest data on consumer confidence and current business outlook.
Tim Oughton, Exec. Principal, Kristin School shares some lessons learned over time about how to (try to) manage parental expectations.
Performance Management – from Compliance to Growth
2018 International Education Seminar - 28 February
Education New Zealand Business Development Managers Mary Camp and Richard Kyle provide up-to-date market intelligence on key markets for private schools and discuss trends. They also outline collaborative approaches that can increase success.
John Bennett, General Manager, Central Region Commercial & Agri, ANZ explores ANZ services to make international students' life easier.
Richard Kensington, Registrar, ACG Education provides guidance and direction for the new entrants to international education and helpful tips to the more experienced personnel.
Jenny Taylor, Director of International Services, Kristin School explores international students services available at Kristin School.
Ken Albrecht, Client Executive and Justin Pipe, Business Development Manager, Mercer Marsh Benefits share their compelling international students insurance programme and highlight trends they are seeing across their Studentsafe program, such as a marked increase in mental health claims.
Hear from Kathy Lloyd-Parker, principal at Chilton Saint James School about WPEN, an effective example of collaboration between Independent Schools.
John van der Zwan, Executive Director, Schools International Education Business Association of New Zealand (SIEBA) explores how SIEBA can support Independent Schools who wish to internationalise their student body and open their doors to international markets.
Hear about Enroller, a powerful workflow engine that sits behind an ‘Apply Now’ button on your school website. Enroller has been designed to automate repetitive enrolment tasks and to simplify compliance challenges, allowing international student departments to spend more time improving the student experience and nurturing agent and family relationships.
2017 Governance Seminar - 10 November
Shan Wilson, Partner at Simpson Grierson on the latest policy changes, bullying, staff misconduct on social media and the Vulnerable Childeren's act
Helen Smith and Hugh Lindo, Partners at Simpson Grierson share their insights on Directors' personal liability
Fiona Carney, H&S Senior Consultant at Simpson Grierson provides a practical approach to H&S Governance
Brent Wheeler, Director at Brent Wheeler Group shares some tips on how to monitor and rewiev policy implementation and compliance
Barney Cumberland, Partner at Simpson Grierson on PAYE and employer-provided accommodation,exemption for charitable organisations, donation tax incentives and the benefit of tax concessions.
2017 Marketing Seminar - 3 November
Jam Mayer, Managing Director of Conversologie, on how to measure the ROI of your social media campaigns
Jeanette Paine, Director of Marketing and Development at King’s College, shares her learnings from their latest marketing campaign
Nick Whiteacre, Head of Digital Strategy at Calibrate, on how to keep a personal touch while removing manual tasks from your to-do list
Ryan Marston, Managing Director of PureSEO, on how to run a successful AdWords campaign
2017 HR Seminar - 10 August
A brief guide to contractual conundrums in the employment sphere from James Pullar, Senior Associate at Taylor Shaw
General Manager Pauline Barnes on changes that education professionals need to know about, including the new Code and Standards, mandatory reporting and development of a leadership strategy
What our responsibilities are and what else we can do for our employees, from Tim Horne of EAP Services
Assistant Principal of Diocesan School for Girls Kate Burkin discusses moving to a self-directed model of appraisal
Saint Kentigern Boys' School Teaching and Learning Coordinator Kellie Carpenter describes how to foster a culture of collaboration and reflective practice
2017 Conference Presentations 5 - 6 May
CEO Day - Wellington March 2017
International Education seminar - Wellington October 2016
Graeme Lind - The benefits of international students to your school/community
Greg Scott - Preparing students for a globalised future
2016 24th ISNZ Annual Conference - Wellington
International Marketing - Challenges and Opportunities (Please email for presentation)
2015 Regional Meetings
2015 International Education Seminar - 7 August 2015
ISNZ Session Marketing Strategy - Guy Pascoe (Scots College)
School Sector Strategic Roadmaps - Richard Kyle (ENZ)
SIEBA - John van der Zwan (ENZ)
New market development - Richard Kensington (ACG)
Content Marketing - Tracy Page (ISNZ)
2015 Conference Presentations 19 - 20 June
Geoff Aigner - Collaboraton
Victoria Spackman - The Gibson Group
Peter Townsend - Building Bridges to business
Jonathan Mason - Is markekting and advertising a zero sum game?
Malcolm Lamb - Quality Leadership Profile for Schools
Chris Jansen - Collaborate - Why should I?
Rex Capil - Education Southland - The Power of Collaboration
St Paul's Collegiate School - Peter Hampton and Grant Lander
- Centre of Excellence for Agricultural Science and Business (Power Point Presentation)
- Centre of Excellence for Agricultural Science and Business (Speaking Notes)
St Peter's Cambridge School - Marc Scott
Speaker Ngahi Bidois
2015 Governance Seminar - 14 May
Richard Westlake - Governance Seminar
2015 Middle Schools Seminar - 20 March
Grant Rix - Mindful Aotearoa
2015 CEO DAY - 12 March (Amora Hotel)
2014 MARKETING SEMINAR
2. Karen Jones: Does Brand Matter?
2014 SENIOR LEADERS FORUM
1. Dr Cheryl Doig: Innovating in the Challenge Zone
2. Julie Moore: Stretch and Grow
3. Christine Leighton: A 'Volunteer' Army Leading Innovation and Research
4. Gillian Simpson and Julie Peterson: Innovatively Educating Young People to Live & Lead
5. Andrew Shaw: ISNZ Legal Update - Health & Safety Reform; School Policies
6. Dawn Sullivan: Best Practice Leadership Styles in Independent Schools
2014 ASPIRING LEADERS' FORUM
1. Tom Webb: Student Centred Leadership
5. Heather McRae: One week in the life of a Principal/Head
2014 MIDDLE YEARS SCHOOLING SEMINAR
1. Dr Jenny Poskitt: Transition : Lost or Found?
2. Adam Heath: A Vision for Teaching and Learning
3. Kate Dickson: Student Wellbeing in the Middle Years
5. Margaret Talbot:
2014 ISNZ ANNUAL CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS
4. Stephen Holmes: Innovative School Marketing: positioning through pedagogy
5. Derek Wenmoth - Modern Learning Environments: where's the innovation?
6. Louise Bailey - Professional Review Process for Heads/Principals
Governance Seminar Thursday 15 May 2014
Dr. James Lockhart - Risk and Performance: two sides of the same coin
Samantha Turner - Governance Seminar
HR Seminar Tuesday 8 April 2014
Johanna Clark - Employee Engagement & Change - Opposing Forces?
Samantha Turner - Employment issues affecting the HR profession: legal updates
Les Eagleton - The HR Strategic Plan
CEO Day Thursday 13 March 2014
Christien Winter-Key Issues/Challenges in HR for the next decade
Shan Wilson-Legal Update: Search and Seizure Policy Guidelines
International Education Seminar Wednesday 26 March 2014
Stephen Holmes-International Market Strategy
Rosanne Bjerring/Helen Richardson-Collaborative Marketing: Implementing a Marketing Plan
Mary Camp - Education New Zealand (ENZ)
Amy Rutherford-The China Market
Ryan Marston, Managing Director, PureSEO
2018 Education Law Seminar