The Mind Lab opening in Gisborne and Wellington, and 800 teacher scholarships announced

We are thrilled The Mind Lab will open in Gisborne and Wellington in 2015* and that the NEXT Foundation has partnered with us to create 800 scholarships for public school teachers to complete the postgraduate programme in 2015. Gisborne will open in February and Wellington in March, and scholarships will be available for both locations. We will update our website in the new year with more information about the school programmes in each location. In the meantime, you can read about the expansion and postgraduate scholarships here.

*other locations to be confirmed for 2015 and 2016

To apply teachers need to submit an application for the postgraduate programme and they will then receive an email with a link to the scholarship application form.

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Watch Frances Valintine talk about the new partnership here.

Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Practice

Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Practice (Digital & Collaborative Learning)

This new and highly innovative postgraduate qualification offers a specialisation in digital and collaborative learning specifically for teachers. To apply for the programme you will ideally be a teacher with either an undergraduate qualification or a Diploma in Education, with three or more years’ experience as a teacher. Other applicants should contact us to discuss. The programme is part time and runs for 32 weeks.
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Programmes for Children



Turn your interest into a passion in one of our 4 week (1 hour per week) courses offered across a full range of topics, designed to increase skills and enhance your learning experience.

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School Holidays

Escape to The Mind Lab for a school holiday getaway. Students will explore a different daily topic and learn new skills across the spectrum of technology, creativity and innovation.

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Teacher Development

Professional development sessions designed to expose teachers to new technologies and learning methodologies that can be applied across the curriculum.

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Make your event memorable. Team building sessions, family celebrations and office functions can all be catered for at The Mind Lab in Auckland.

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School Groups

We are committed to raising skill levels for all preschool/primary/intermediate/secondary school students in the key areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) as well as creative and innovative courses.

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