Water Skills For Life Teacher Training Day
Mon 20 Aug 2018, 09:00 am
Mon 20 Aug 2018, 03:00 pm
Rotorua Aquatic Centre
Kuirau Park 18 Tarewa Road
Professional Development, Conferences Workshops Classes, Safety Advocacy Event, Water Safety
Wheelchair access, Accessible toilets, Mobility parking
Water Skills For Life
Attending this primary school teacher training day could save a child’s life.
Water Skills For Life is the national aquatic education for students in Years 1 – 8. It was developed to provide
Drowning is a serious problem in New Zealand and our national survey of over 1000 respondents found that over a third of people had
While the majority of Kiwis say they can swim, for many they have not learnt water safety skills. Swimming alone may not be sufficient to save a life from drowning.
Teachers - book into this one day’s professional development so you can learn to teach Water Skills For Life to your students. Training will be led by Swimming New Zealand educators.
- All about Water Skills For Life
- Teaching 30 children in the pool at once
- Pool session learning the 27 Water Skills For Life skills
(Teachers are invited to get into the pool)
- Dryland Water Skills For Life session –
pool sideand classroom style
- All about Beach Education (Surf Life Saving programme)
- All about Safe Boating (Coastguard Boating Education programme)
- Assessing student competencies
- Data management and resources
Teachers will break out into groups with each group led by Swimming New Zealand educators.
You will learn vital water safety training so you can teach your students to stay safe when they’re in, on and around water. Water Skills For Life is the pathway to children learning water sports including swimming.
(You will be taken to our Eventbrite page to purchase your ticket(s)).