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Education

 

The Waitomo Education Service is contracted to the Ministry of Education to facilitate Learning Experiences Outside The Classroom (LEOTC) for all New Zealand registered schools.

We will:

  • Arrange and book your entire programme and accommodation for FREE    –Here to help- Easy organising and support.
  • Provide FREE resources, lessons, advice, risk analysis forms, maps, and on-site support
  • Negotiate the best prices from the activity providers for your benefit.    (Finding Funds)

Whether it’s for a day-trip or week-long camp, there are so many possibilities when it comes to linking LEOTC activities in this area with the New Zealand Curriculum.

Click here for some testimonials

How can LEOTC visit help my students Click here for a ministry of education case study of visit to Waitomo

Call (07) 878 7642 or send us an email at education@waitomodiscovery.org to make a booking with the Waitomo Education Centre.

Or just get in touch to find out how we can link your Y1 to Y13 classroom programme to the many options available in this area.

Enquire for detailed resources to support student inquiry learning. (A Link to many resources and programme ideas)

Kiwi education Otorohanga Kiwi House – Kiwis, Birds, lizards, Reptiles

Book now: Click here for an Enquiry form, quick booking, or more for more information.

 

kiwihouse Otorohanga

 Glorious Glowworms and Cave crystals

Book now: Click here for an Enquiry form, quick booking, or more for more information.

Waitomo glowworms

Subject- Content range is vast

Unique Fauna (Glowworms, Cave critters,   Kiwi House Kiwis, Reptiles).

Natural Heritage, Cultural Experiences

Tourism

Adventure and Challenge

Local landscapes (Earth Science- Caves)

Forested Landscapes

Waitomo Education

The Waitomo area provides learning opportunities in

  • limestone and cave formations
  • conservation issues due to human impacts on natural resources
  • the effects of tourism on the local community
  • local Maori cultural heritage with several marae available to schools for accommodation
  • Practical field trips with local operators. (Legendary Black Water Rafting guided Caving and Adventure experiences).
  • Senior Assessments. NCEA. Sciences and Geography.

Waitomo Education Service Stats

78% returners    (60% primary, 40% Secondary).

1/2 Waikato, 1/4 Auckland, (and BOP, Taranaki, Manawatu <25 %)

Through a Current Registered Teacher providing

Knowledge and Learning: exciting and motivating learning opportunities

Inquiry Learning. “Inquiry as a habit of mind” – Curious learners

Good learning is active engagement – Positive Interaction between peers, teachers, guides and locals.

 

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Call (07) 878 7642 or send us an email at education@waitomodiscovery.org to make a booking with the Waitomo Education Centre.

Book now: Click here for an Enquiry form, quick booking, or more for more information.