The Professional Learning Association New Zealand Te Māngai Whakangungu Kaiako o Aotearoa Incorporated (PLANZ) promotes excellence in professional learning and development (PLD) in schools and kura.
Our purpose is to:
- Develop and maintain a professional identity for education consultancies and professional learning and development facilitators.
- Establish quality standards to encourage consistent professional practice.
- Ensure a high level of professional practice.
- Promote professional excellence within member organisations.
A new national executive has been elected by members. The new executive team can be seen here.
PLANZ have representatives on a number of MOE Advisory Groups where the expertise in Professional Learning and Development can contribute to different educational thinking and direction.