Bay of Plenty Region

Kia ora, welcome to the Bay of Plenty Region of NZEALS

The BOP region serves a diverse community and a wide geographical area from the East Coast to Waihi, including Tauranga to Rotorua. Our mission is to provide high quality speakers on relevant topics pertaining to the various sectors of the education system. Our target audiences include school Principals, DPs and APs, teacher-leaders, ECE centre managers, aspiring educational leaders, tertiary education leaders, lecturers, student teachers, and parents involved in the governance of schools. Our vision is to develop a reputable educational leadership service to the Bay of Plenty by facilitating affordable meetings with experienced and qualified speakers on a range of inspiring and relevant topics. The region is grateful to the support over the years from the Waiariki Institute of Technology in Rotorua, Te Whare Wananga o Awanuiarangi and Eastbay REAP in Whakatane, Bethlehem Tertiary Institute Tauranga, and various schools that have kindly hosted meetings.

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Jay Kedian


Bay of Plenty Region Events

Online Forum 1 – Term 3 2021

02 Aug 2021
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

In Term 3, the first session extends the discussion begun in Term 2 on Navigating leadership, looking at how we use our leadership skills for positive impact, and at how we flourish relationships with others. We particularly welcome middle leaders to join this discussion.


Online Forum 2 – Term 3 2021

13 Sep 2021
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

The second session takes us beyond the boundaries of our everyday leadership through the theme: Lifting our sights. What can we learn from beyond our own experience? Where is our leadership taking us and others? What lies beyond the horizon?