ChatLAANZ is a professional development and community building opportunity based on a model demonstrated by Australia and New Zealand Student Services Association Inc (ANZSSA). They are Zoom meetings of about 40 minutes each scheduled at breakfast or lunchtime that provide examples of what colleagues at various institutions are doing in certain areas of interest and the opportunity to talk about the ideas.

When possible, the slides and recordings of the sessions will be available at the bottom of the page.

Past ChatLAANZ sessions

October 2021

Topic: Wellness at work

Facilitator:  Jennifer Yates, (Auckland University of Technology)

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September 2021

Topic: Stories of equity from Māori Learning Advisors

Facilitators: Herewini Easton (Te Herenga Waka Victoria University of Wellington)
Tania Oxenham  (Waikato Institute of Technology)
Matt Tarawa (Waipapa Taumata Rau University of Auckland)

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August 2021

Topic: Rainbow101: Supporting diversity on campus

Facilitator: Andrea Trueman (Weltec & Whitereia)

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July 30, 2021
Topic: Working with Neurosensitive students

 “Our inaugural ChatLAANZ was a resounding success … at one point there were about 40 of us” (Andrea Trueman, Chatlaanz co-organiser).

Facilitator: Kaaryn Cater (Weltec & Whitereia)

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