Auckland Conference: Zoom

Saturday, 28 August

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Zoom Conference Schedule

Saturday, 28th August

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Only registered people will be admitted to the Zoom meeting

12:30 pm

Registration via Zoom login

1:00 pm

Afternoon Begins and Introductions

1:20 pm

Home Education Expo: Listen to short talks, network with others, chat with vendors. Click here to see details...

1:20pm – Val Robb will help you grow effective writers whether you’re just getting started or need some fresh ideas. Discover how to have fun together while inspiring your children to write.  Stay and chat to Val or move on to another talk…
1:40pm – Erin Parkinson will talk about just some of the myriad of curriculum options available and what each one can offer. Maths, Science, English and Social Studies curriculums will be discussed.  Ask more questions, look at some samples or go on to listen to…
2:00pm – Natalie Donaldson, who will give a brief overview of the options available for children being home-educated in the secondary years.  Shirley Erwee will also be available to discuss the SAT and GED.

You are welcome to listen to all three talks or head straight to the one you are interested in and chat before and/or after their short talk.  Or, chat with vendors and homeschool providers about curriculum or other homeschool matters – whatever works best for you.

1:20 pm

#OwningIt – TEENS ONLY

Enjoy your life, be respected by adults and smash out your goals – Wee-Yeong Eyou
Do you wish that adults, including your parents, would trust you and respect your opinions?  Do you get anxious thinking about the future? Worried you won’t be able to achieve your dreams and goals or worried that you don’t have any goals?  Learn how to understand yourself better, begin to take ownership of your life and be respected by others while still having fun.

This talk is aimed at 14-18 year olds. 


2:40 pm

Short Break

2:50 pm

Love, Lead, Let Go: Raising Children who are Ready to Smash it in the Real World

Parenting is hard!  Parenting while home-educating is even harder.  How do we cope with the digital age?  How do parenting roles change as our children get older?  How do we inspire our children to be self-motivated instead of nagging them?  Wee-Yeong Eyou will share stories and timeless principles for dealing with these questions and many others, enabling you to set your children up for confidence, independence and success – to love them, lead them and be ready to let them go!

3:50 pm

Short Break

4:00 pm

What Should My Child be Learning, and Does it Really Matter?

What would my child be learning if they were at school?  How do I know if they are ‘keeping up’?  Do I have to keep up with school levels?  What if I’m more of an unschooler?  Or a Charlotte Mason homeschooler?  What if I don’t know what I am?
Erin Parkinson will discuss how NZ schools decide what to teach and whether this matters for home educators or not!


5:00 pm

Final Q & A with Speakers

5:30 pm



Now in the comfort of your own home!


Standard Price:
$40 per person for the afternoon
Teen Session: $20



Registration has now closed
What an informative and fun afternoon we had on 28 August!

Please note:
refunds incur a $5 administration fee per person