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ConCOVE connects and aligns industry, learners and vocational education to re-imagine clear, equitable and supported career pathways within the Construction and Infrastructure sector. 



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Tūhura: A day to reimagine

Date: Wednesday 18th October 2023
Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Christchurch Town Hall

Step into the world of Tūhura: A day to reimagine, in the dynamic city of Christchurch on Wednesday 18th October. This event builds upon the success of our Hamilton gathering and promises to be an enriching experience. 

Themed around ConCOVE’s key drivers – How we learn, what we learn, and how we treat each other – Tūhura: A day to reimagine will delve into the concept of work culture, future of apprenticeships, and with more discussion sessions throughout the day.

Full day programme available – Stay for the day!

Take a look at our schedule with a wide range of topics below. To make the most of your day, we invite you to stay with us and actively engage with our team!

9:00 am9:20 amIntroduction and welcome
9:20 am10:25 amKaila Colbin: Building bridges – Collaborating for vocational education excellence
10:25 am10:45 amUnlocking potential: Systems Change for our vision with George Makapatama
10:45 am11:15 amMorning tea
11:15 am11:35 amFostering a bystander culture: A theory of change with Suzette Dyer
11:35 am11:55 amNavigating challenges in Degree Level Apprenticeships with Eve Price
11:55 am12:10 pmWorkside Chat: ConCOVE Project Fund process with Ripple Ed
12:10 pm12:55 pmRelationship accelerator: Speed idea generation
12:55 pm1:05 pmConCOVE PMO introduction
1:05 pm2:05 pmLunch with project workshops
2:05 pm2:15 pmConCOVE challenge: Test your knowledge
2:15 pm2:35 pmFutures of New Zealand quarrying with Dr. Kylie Taffard
2:35 pm3:05 pmTransitioning to kaiako with Jackie Messam and Josh Williams
3:05 pm3:20 pmAfternoon tea
3:20 pm3:50 pmInspiration, reflection, and action: A journey forward with Callum McKirdy
3:50 pm4:00 pmFinal remarks
4:00 pm4:30 pmAfternoon tea, drink and nibbles

This day includes ConCOVE project outcomes, inspiring keynote speakers, and dynamic speed networking sessions and project workshops to explore fresh ideas reimagining the future of vocational education. 

See you at Tūhura: A day to reimagine.