Panui No. 6 2017
- Regional Organisational Culture Change Workshops
- Matariki June 2017
- The Greatest Game of Quiz - We NEED You!
- COGS and Rata Foundation grants
- Term Dates 2017
- Education and Professional Development opportunities
- Kidsfest 2017
Cissy Rock, Change Programme Manager, will be visiting Christchurch next week to facilitate a workshop to discuss and work with our members to create a culture for the new structure.
This is to be held Wednesday 10 May, 10am-1pm, Waimairi Road Community Centre, 166 Waimairi Road, Ilam, Christchurch where Avonhead Playcentre is located.
For more inforamtion regarding this workshop, please click here
This year Matariki begins on the 25th June. Now is the time to start to think about how your centre is going to celebrate Matariki this year!
Please come and join in a very fun Quiz night - Sunday 7 May. Lots of amazing prizes up for grabs. Click here for all the information. The competition is already hotting up with centres pitched against each other. Are you smarter than a ten year old? Get your team organised and vie for the title of the 'brains' of Playcentre!
Don't forget it's time to be thinking about applying for grants for your centres.
COGS funding opens 12 April and closes 24 May 2017. Each centre must apply online in their own right. Follow the link below to make your centres application. If you need any advice please call Debbie at CPA.
Rata Fountation grants will need to be applied for in term 2 2017. This funder requires CPA to collate all individual Playcentres requests into one application. Add this to the agenda for the next centre meeting - dicsuss what you would like to apply for, make a minute resoultion, get quotes and please have all this information to Jessamy or Debbie at CPA by 31 May 2017.
This may be the last opportunity for CPA to apply to this organisation as once the almagamation takes place we will be a national organisation and that changes which funders we are eligible to apply to. Think Big!! Please check the link below for futher information as to what type of resources have been more successfully funded in the past
Or for more information click here
Please mark these dates in your Playcentre Calendar(currently listed incorrectly)
Term 2 - starts 1st May, ends 7th July
Term 3 - starts 24th July, ends 29th September
Term 4 - starts 16th October, ends no later than 20th December
Heaps of cool stuff coming up in Term 2 for everyone to take advantage of. Its really important with the changes that are taking place within our organisation that centres and whanau have as much knowledge as possible to enable adequate session requirements going forward. Enrol now and complete the next course before its too late!
For more information on whats coming up click here.
Dont forget Kidsfest Saturday 8-22 July 2017. Well done to the centres who have taken this awesome opportunity to showcase their centre by participating. Check out the Kidsfest website for more details as they come to hand http://www.kidsfest.co.nz/
Posted: Monday 1 May 2017