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HundrED WEBday Featuring Kirsten Simmons From Talking Tree Hill

7.12.2018
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Join Kirsten Simmons From Talking Tree Hill (New Zealand), recognized in the HundrED 2019 collection, as she shares what we can do as educators to help children thrive holistically in a technological world and more!

 

Where and when is the webinar?

Wednesday WEBdays are via Facebook Live and we invite everyone to actively participate in the conversation! You can access the Webinar by joining the HundrED Facebook page.

Join the conversation on Wednesday, December 12, 2018, at 13.00 Wellington, New Zealand (GMT+13) or 0.00 Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

 

Who is Kirsten Simmons?

Kirsten is an educationist, mother, and creative humorist. She was raised on a farm in the South Island of NZ which was her first experience of outdoor education & strong family connections to the land. She lives on beautiful Waiheke Island with her most wonderful whanau Mark, Zach, and Leo at Talking Tree Hill; busily re-imagining education. Kirsten has taught in England, Italy, Taiwan, Singapore, and NZ in science, music, early childhood, primary schools, language schools, and University.

She has been an event manager to a thistle grubber to a Deputy head of a school to a start-up social enterprise.  Many different projects from opera to speaking events but always with the same thread…education. It's her passion, it's her love and sometimes her nemesis.

Kirsten's passion for children flourishing in education and life has led her on many adventures and travels but her purpose is this...she’s on a mission to tweak NZs education system to focus on the mind & body health of children in early childhood and primary schools with her outdoor awesomepreneur programme. Talking tree Hill is an accumulation of the heart & soul of what she believes education should look like in NZ today.

 

 


HundrED WEBdays take place weekly via Facebook Live and we invite everyone to actively participate in the conversation! You can access the webinars by joining the HundrED Facebook page. Contact our Global Community Manager, Pukhraj Ranjan, for more information: pukhraj@hundred.org.