Lining up Language: Navigating Government Policy Programme - Presentations

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Day 1 - Thursday 26 March 2015

Day 2 - Friday 27 March 2015



Programme

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Day 1 - Thursday 26 March 2015

8:30am - 9:15am

Registration

9:15am

Mihi

9:35am

Introduction

9:50am

Berlinda Chin
Director - Office of Ethnic Communities

10:00am

Opening address
Hon Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga
Minister for Ethnic Communities

10:20am

Statistics New Zealand
Michael Berry and Luke Crawford

10:30am

Questions and Answers

10:45am - 11:00am

New Zealand Human Rights Commission
Dame Susan Devoy
Race Relations Commissioner

11:00am

Refreshments

11:30am

Keynote - A Personal Account
Chris Szekely
Chief Librarian - Alexander Turnbull Library

11:45am

Māori Language Strategy and the Māori Language (Te Reo Māori)  Bill
Timoti Brown [PRESENTATION SLIDES]
Te Puni Kōkiri

12:05pm

Maori Language Commission
Gareth Seymour [PRESENTATION SLIDES]
Director

12:25pm

New Zealand Sign Language
Megan McCoy [PRESENTATION SLIDES]
Director - Office for Disability Issues

12:40pm

Questions and Answers

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Lunch

2:00pm

Getting to grips with Kiwi English - using research to support migrants
Judi Altinkaya - National Manager Settlement, Immigration New Zealand [PRESENTATION SLIDES]
Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

2:30pm

Learning English as a Second Language
Assoc. Prof. John Macalister
Head of School
School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
Victoria University

3:00pm

English for Migrants Programme
Annie Visan
Manager - Tertiary Education Commission

3:10pm

English Language Partners
Nicola Sutton [PRESENTATION SLIDES]
Chief Executive - English Language Partners

3:20pm

Questions and Answers

4:00pm - 5:00pm

Networking

 

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Day 2 - Friday 27 March 2015

9:00am

Language Line
Craig Nicholson [PRESENTATION SLIDES]
Team Leader Products & Channels - Office of Ethnic Communities

9:20am

Translation Service
Quintin Ridgeway [PRESENTATION SLIDES]
Translation Service - Department of Internal Affairs

9:40am Questions and Answers
10:00am - 10:20am Refreshments
10:20am

Curriculum
Francie Benge [PRESENTATION SLIDES]
Senior Adviser for Curriculum Teaching and Learning
Ministry of Education
Conny Seiler
Adviser Services - Ministry of Education

10:40am

Language Teaching
Peter Gall [PRESENTATION SLIDES]
Principal - Papatoetoe High School

11:00am

Language Teaching in New Zealand Schools
Jeff Johnstone [PRESENTATION SLIDES]
Director of Education - Asia New Zealand Foundation

11:20am Questions and Answers
11:40am

New Zealanders' Rights in Relation to Languages
Adam Dubas
Ministry of Justice

12:00pm Questions and Answers
12:15pm - 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm

Pacific Languages Framework
Reno Paotonu - General Manager [PRESENTATION SLIDES]
Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs

1:20pm

Proposed Strategic Action Plan for Auckland
Susan Warren, Chief Executive - COMET
Joris de Bres - Multicultural NZ

1:40pm

Community Languages Association of New Zealand (CLANZ)
Sunita Narayan
President

2:00pm 

Heritage Language Acquisition, Maintenance and Education
Corinne Seals  [PRESENTATION SLIDES]
Lecturer, School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
Victoria University

2:30pm Questions and Answers
3:00pm - 3:15pm Refreshments
3:15pm

Panel discussion: Living with Languages

4:30pm Close

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