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Australian Geography Teachers Association Conference

11 - 16 Jan 2015 New Date Reminder
Distinction Rotorua Hotel & Conference Centre, Rotorua, New Zealand
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The Australian Geography Teachers Association Conference, organized by the Australian Geography Teachers Association will take place from 11th January to the 16th January 2015 at the Distinction Hotel in Rotorua, New Zealand.


Timings

01:00 PM - 07:30 PM (Jan 11) (General)
07:30 AM - 10:00 PM (Jan 12) (General)
06:30 AM - 06:00 PM ( Jan 13) (General)
06:30 AM - 06:00 PM ( Jan 14) (General)
07:30 AM - 07:30 PM ( Jan 15) (General)
06:00 AM - 07:00 AM ( Jan 16) (General)
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Entry Fees

Paid Ticket Starts from 75 USD View Details

Estimated Turnout

upto 100
Delegates
Based on previous editions

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Conference
Education & Training

Editions

Jan 2015


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Hobart, Australia28 - 30 Sep 2022
Gold Coast, Australia01 - 04 Oct 2019
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Schedule & Agenda

Sun, 11 Jan 01:30 PM - 02:00 PM
Assemble Auckland City
Sun, 11 Jan 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Assemble Auckland International airport
Sun, 11 Jan 05:00 PM - 05:30 PM
Arrive in Rotorua
Sun, 11 Jan 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Drinks or Swim
Sun, 11 Jan 06:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Registration
Mon, 12 Jan 07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Breakfast
Mon, 12 Jan 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Registration and visit stalls
Mon, 12 Jan 09:00 AM - 09:10 AM
Conference commences
Mon, 12 Jan 09:10 AM - 10:00 AM
Guest Speaker: Grahame Hall QSO, JP: Rotorua - some key questions answered from the the Australian Curriculum: Geography
Mon, 12 Jan 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
AGTA Chair Grant Kleeman and Secretary Susan Caldis address the state of the Australian Curriculum: Geography
Mon, 12 Jan 10:45 AM - 11:00 AM
AGTA Chair Grant Kleeman, Don Biddle Friend of Geography Awards
Mon, 12 Jan 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Morning Tea and visit stalls
Mon, 12 Jan 11:30 AM - 12:25 PM
Workshop session 1 (Click on each workshop title to read the abstract) SessionTitlePresenter(s) 1.1Thinking, inquiry and literacy skills in the geography classroomJohn Butler 1.2Geography rocks math
Mon, 12 Jan 12:30 PM - 01:25 PM
Workshop session 2 SessionTitlePresenter(s) 2.1Using iPads in the geography classroomRebecca Nicholas 2.2The impact of Global Education on student attitudes and values in the geography classroomGran
Mon, 12 Jan 01:30 PM - 02:25 PM
Lunch
Mon, 12 Jan 02:30 PM - 03:25 PM
Workshop session 3 SessionTitlePresenter(s) 3.1One city-two ways of seeing - Sao Paulo, BrazilSusan Bentley 3.2The Great Barrier Reef - past, present and futureDavid Lergessner 3.3Field work for IB
Mon, 12 Jan 03:30 PM - 05:30 PM
Board coaches: Whakarewarewa Mu0101ori village - field trip
Mon, 12 Jan 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Return to accommodation
Mon, 12 Jan 06:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Carnival dinner at Agroventures
Mon, 12 Jan 09:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Board coaches
Tue, 13 Jan 06:30 AM - 07:30 AM
Breakfast for White Island field trip participants
Tue, 13 Jan 06:30 AM - 12:00 PM
SCION u2013 forest sustainability field trip
Tue, 13 Jan 07:30 AM - 05:30 PM
White Island field trip
Tue, 13 Jan 07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Breakfast for all other participants
Tue, 13 Jan 08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Hells Gate field trip + Hangi lunch
Tue, 13 Jan 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Waimangu Volcanic Valley the Volcanic Activity Centre, Taupo as a tourist centre field trip
Tue, 13 Jan 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Mokoia island u2013 urban planning, environmental issues field trip
Tue, 13 Jan 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Farm study u2013 focusing on sustainability field trip
Tue, 13 Jan 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Dinner in Rotorua: Bowls, Pu00e9tanque, Croquet
Wed, 14 Jan 06:30 AM - 07:30 AM
Breakfast for White Island field trip participants
Wed, 14 Jan 07:30 AM - 05:00 PM
White Island field trip
Wed, 14 Jan 07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Breakfast for all other participants
Wed, 14 Jan 08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Hells Gate field trip + Hangi lunch
Wed, 14 Jan 08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
SCION u2013 forest sustainability field trip
Wed, 14 Jan 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Waimangu Volcanic Valley the Volcanic Activity Centre, Taupo as a tourist centre field trip
Wed, 14 Jan 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Mokoia island u2013 urban planning, environmental issues field trip
Wed, 14 Jan 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Farm study u2013 focusing on sustainability field trip
Wed, 14 Jan 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Evening options Eat out in Rotorua Tamaki cultural entertainment, hangi dinner & show Skyline Distinction Hotel Wai Ora Lakeside Spa resort
Thu, 15 Jan 12:30 AM - 01:25 PM
Workshop session 5 SessionTitlePresenter(s) 5.1Pathways to ensuring the 'Right to Food'Susan Bentley 5.2Engaging students with special needs in the Geography classroomLynne Griffiths & Trish Douglas
Thu, 15 Jan 07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Breakfast
Thu, 15 Jan 08:30 AM - 09:00 AM
Visit stalls
Thu, 15 Jan 09:00 AM - 09:55 AM
Keynote Addresses
Thu, 15 Jan 10:00 AM - 10:55 AM
Associate Professor Alaric Maude: The idea of powerful knowledge, where it comes from, and then how some/much of the Australian Curriculum Geography can be expressed as powerful knowledge.
Thu, 15 Jan 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Morning tea
Thu, 15 Jan 11:30 AM - 12:25 PM
Workshop session 4 SessionTitlePresenter(s) 4.1Fieldwork data to Google map the easy wayRebecca Nicholas 4.2Learning Management Systems in a Geography Classroom - Moodle and Learning GatewaySteven N
Thu, 15 Jan 01:00 PM - 02:25 PM
Lunch
Thu, 15 Jan 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Visit to Rotorua Museum of Art & History or optional workshop SessionTitlePresenter(s) 6.1Museum visit 6.2Geography comes alive - for teachers and studentsSusan Caldis 6.3One city-two ways of seein
Thu, 15 Jan 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Discussion u2018Where to now with the Australian Curriculum: Geography and GTAV announcement regarding AGTA Conference, 2017
Thu, 15 Jan 06:30 PM - 07:30 PM
u2018Happy houru2019
Fri, 16 Jan 06:00 AM - 07:00 AM
Breakfast
Fri, 16 Jan 06:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Various transfers to Auckland, homeward bound or en route Christchurch

Visitor Ticket Price

1090 USDConference Registration
75 USDGala Dinner
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Venue Map & Directions

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390 Fenton St, Glenholme, Rotorua 3010
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