13 September 2017 at 9:00 am

ISANA NZ professional development and scholarships

ISANA NZ has four professional development days in September and October, as well as scholarships to help get you there. 

ISANA NZ has four professional development days at the end of September and October, in Auckland, Dunedin, Wellington and Christchurch. The PD days are open to non-members as well as member institutions.

Topics include:                           

  • Volunteering
  • Cultural intelligence
  • Mental health
  • Building intercultural literacy, skills & intelligence
  • Ensuring well-being in living contexts
  • Self-review
  • Transitions & tools

Personnel from MBIE (Immigration) and NZQA will be presenting. Further sector updates will also be provided. Click here for more details and to register.


All new and renewed memberships of ISANA NZ (as of 30 September 2017) will go into a draw for an ISANA NZ Professional Development Scholarship of $1000 to be used in an ISANA context in 2017/2018, including for the ISANA/ANZSSA Conference.

Members may also apply for a $1000 scholarship for attending the ISANA/ANZSSA conference in Australia, 5–8 December 2017. Applicants should email isananz@gmail.com, providing information on how this support will help them attend, the value of the conference to them and ideally an endorsement for their application from another member or from their supervisor. Applications must be received by 25 September 2017 with the successful applicant informed by 2 October 2017.

ISANA NZ is also calling for nominations for its annual awards. Click here for details.

What's in it for me?