Learning and Education Workshop

The 2018 Learning and Education Workshop was held on Thursday 26 July at the Grand Millennium Hotel.

TheLearning and Education Workshop 2018 has been endorsed by The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP) and has been approved for up to 6 CME credits for General Practice Educational Programme Year 2 and 3 (GPEP2) and Maintenance of Professional Standards (MOPS) purposes.  

Akona Ngātahitia - Mā te ako ngātahi ka mātau

The concept of ako describes a teaching and learning relationship. In this relationship, the educator learns from the registrar and their practices are informed by the latest research. Ako is both deliberate and reflective in nature.

The Learning and Education Workshop is a one-day professional development event for medical educators, teachers and other professionals involved in health care training. 


0920 - 0925 Mihi Whakatau
Tengaruru Wi-Neera
0925 - 0930 Welcome and agenda for the day 
Terina Moke and Dr Liza Lack, FRNZCGP (Dist.)
0930 - 1030 Coaching and insights to allow us to thrive in an accelerating future and Q & A
Arturo Pelayo
1030 - 1110 Panel: The workings and teachings of our programme
Arturo Pelayo
Dr Nigel Thompson FRNZCGP 
1110 - 1130 Morning tea
1130 - 1330 Using the reflective cycle to give feedback
Dr John Buckley
Building teams and relationships
Dr Lachlan Fieldhouse, FRNZCGP
Enabling reflective practice to evolve
Dr Hamish Wilson, FRNZCGP
Mini CX
Dr Liza Lack, FRNZCGP (Dist.) and Dr Allan Mbita (PhD)
1330 - 1415 Lunch
1415 - 1515 The Love of Teaching - Fun, fear and whakawhanaungatanga: A rafting trip like no other
A/Prof Suzanne Pitama
1515 - 1545 Panel: How can we accept the challenge of inequity and make changes to our roles?
Dr Mark Miller
Dr Peter Fleischl
A/Prof Suzanne Pitama
1545 - 1600 Afternoon tea
1600 - 1700 Role plays when the rubber hits the road
Dr Liza Lack, FRNZCGP (Dist.), Drwiri Keenan, FRNZCGP, Tengaruru Wi-Neera
Preparing your learners for the fellowship visit
Dr Peter Fleischl, FRNZCGP "Censor-in-Chief, RNZCGP" / Dr Tane Taylor          
Using the reflective cycle to give feedback
Dr John Buckley 
1700 - 1715 That's a Wrap

Note: this programme is subject to change.

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