Draft programme

Friday 14th August

Social Evening - Launch of Level 2 NZSL Curriculum
Time: 7pm-9pm
Where: St David's Complex Seminar Room A and B - note the change of venue due to capacity


Saturday 15th August

St David's Complex Seminar Room A & B, University of Otago

Time Activity Presenter
8.30am Open for Registrations
9am - 9.15am Welcome and House Keeping
9.15am - 10am Keynote Emma Iliffe - Chairperson of ABSLTA: The Association of BSL Teachers and Assessors
10am - 10.30am Presentation via Zoom Rodney Adams - Indigenous Sign languages and their benefits on the Social and Emotional Wellbeing of Indigenous People
10.30am - 11am MORNING TEA
11am - 11.30am Presentation David McKee and Rachel McKee - Signs of Globalisation in NZSL
11.30am - 12.30pm Workshop Josje Lelijveld - Are we all in the same NZSL Waka?
12.30pm - 1.30pm LUNCH (possible have Kirsten having one / one interaction with members or a blocked session with a smaller group who may want to know more about how to use TeachSign website)
1.30pm - 2.30pm Workshop Level 2 Curriculum Team - Hand on Level 2 Activities 
2.30pm - 3pm Presentation Rachel McKee and Sara Pivac Alexander - Teaching 'one-person' role shifts, or character viewpoint
3pm - 3.30pm AFTERNOON TEA
3.30pm - 4pm Presentation and Feedback Professional Development and Mentoring Development Progress, presented by the Developers
4pm - 5pm NZSLTA BGM
5pm - 7pm Break and dinner.
7pm - 9pm STORYFEST

Sunday 16th August

Time Activity Presenter
8.30am Open for Registrations
9.00am - 9.45am Presentation Rodney Adams and Rachel Turner - How can Indigenous Languages benefit deaf and hard of hearing indigenous in Aotearoa? Implications of NZSL teaching in Te Reo Maori settings
9.45am - 10.30am Workshop Ruth Whyte - NZSLTA Code of Conduct Development
10.30am - 11am MORNING TEA
11am - 12pm Workshop Susie Ovens and Lynette Pivac - Level 1 Assessments
12pm - 12.30pm Presentation Sara Pivac Alexander - Name Signs in Classrooms: Teachers and Student Perspectives
12.30pm - 1.30pm LUNCH (Kirsten - short session on TeachSign website)
1.30pm - 2.30pm Workshop Victoria Lessing and Jaime Brown - Adding Spice to NZSL Level 1
2.30pm - 3pm Panel Sharing experiences with online teaching through lockdown
3pm - 3.15pm AFTERNOON TEA
3.15pm - 3.45pm Presentation Victoria Lessing and Jaime Brown - Future Demands of NZSL Teaching
3.45pm - 4pm Wrap up and Closing