Professional Development

Emma’s Professional Development

Emma’s Professional Development over the last four years includes both academic and technical training. This learning is an important part of Emma’s ongoing development as a Performance Coach.

  • 2019     Hearing from Learners. New Zealand Association for Training and Development. (Wellington).
  • 2019     Bertolt Brecht, Drama New Zealand Wellington Branch. (Wellington).
  • 2019     Art of Acceptance, Kadampa Meditation Centre Wellington. (Wellington).
  • 2019     Choosing the Right Technology, Marie Smith. New Zealand Association for Training and Development. (Wellington.
  • 2019     The Path of Happiness. Kadampa Meditation Centre Wellington. (Wellington).
  • 2019     CV/Profile Online Tools, Career Development Association of New Zealand Wellington Branch (Wellington).
  • 2019     Letting go of the Past, Kadampa Meditation Centre Wellington (Wellington)
  • 2019     Strong, Resilent, Creative: Drama New Zealand National Conference. Drama New Zealand. (Christchurch).
  • 2019     Dealing with Difficult People, Kadampa Meditation Centre Wellington. (Wellington).
  • 2019     Ethical and Effective use of Digital Communication. Career Development Association of New Zealand (Wellington).
  • 2019     Te Reo Māori: Level 1, Introduction. Te Atakohu O’Sullivan. Ministry of Education (Wellington).
  • 2019   How to Transform Your Life. Gen Kelsang Rabten. Kadampa Meditation Centre Wellington (Wellington).
  • 2019   The WILD Tour. Calvin Coyles. Wild Success (Wellington).
  • 2019   Overcoming Anxiety, Kadampa Meditation Centre Wellington (Wellington).
  • 2019   Living in The Moment, Kadampa Meditation Centre Wellington (Wellington).
  • 2019   Inner Strength, Kadampa Meditation Centre Sydney (Sydney).
  • 2018/2019  Enrichment Teacher, Ascham Holiday Academy, Ascham School. (Sydney.
  • 2018   Speech and Drama Teacher (full time), Ascham School (Sydney).
  • 2018   Attention and Awareness. Professor Lea Waters. Ascham School (Sydney).
  • 2018   American Accent Course. National Institute of Dramatic Art, Open Programme (Sydney).
  • 2018   Strengths, Visible Wellbeing. Professor Lea Waters. Ascham School (Sydney).
  • 2018   Emotional Management, Visible Wellbeing. Professor Lea Waters Ascham School (Sydney).
  • 2018   Maori Language Workshop. Ministry of Education (Wellington).
  • 2018   Managing Personalities in the Training Room. New Zealand Association for Training and Development (Wellington).
  • 2018   Summer of Tech. Ruth McDavitt. Career Development Association of New Zealand (Wellington).
  • 2017   Associate Trinity College London, Teaching Communication Skills (Practical) Distinction. Trinity College London (Wellington).
  • 2017   Associate Trinity College London, Communication Skills Public Speaking. Trinity College London (Wellington).
  • 2017   Lobsters Contemporary Dance Masterclass. Lobsters (Wellington).
  • 2017   WOW: Speech Communication Association National Conference. Speech Communication Association (Wellington).
  • 2017   Principles of De-Escalation: Newtown Union Health Service (Wellington).
  • 2017   All Aboard: Drama New Zealand National Conference (Dunedin).
  • 2016   What do Recruiters and Human Resources Managers want? Guide to finding jobs in today’s environment. Career Development Association New Zealand (Wellington).
  • 2016   Going Beyond: Speech Communication Association National Conference (Blenheim). Elected and nominated as Council Member.
  • 2016   Practical Stress Management. Dr Suzanne Henwood. Grow (Wellington).
  • 2016   Meet Me At The River: Drama New Zealand National Conference (Wellington).
  • 2016   Grounding, Mindfulness and Meditation Course. George Packard. Wellbeings (Wellington).
  • 2016   Puppet Play. Robert Dil. St Mark’s Church School (Wellington).
  • 2016   How to Succeed At: Interviews. The University of Sheffield. FutureLearn (Wellington).
  • 2015   Presence, Performance and PACANZ in Palmy: Speech Communication Association  National Conference (Palmerston North). Received Special Conference Accolade Trophy.
  • 2015   Emerging Filmmakers Workshop. Park Road Post Production. The Miramar Events Trust (Wellington).
  • 2015   Your Career; It’s all about you, isn’t it? Brian Carson. Career Development Association New Zealand (Wellington).
  • 2015   Thinking About Success. Dr. David Keane. New Zealand Association for Training and Development (Wellington).
  • 2015   Confidence: The Magic Formula To Your Inner Lion and Yoga, Business and Following Your Heart. Michelle Dalley, Leanne Babcock and Maria Gorham. Essentially Coaching (Wellington).
  • 2015   Bard Boosters: Acting Shakespeare. KC Kelly. Victoria University Continuing Education (Wellington).
  • 2015   The Trainer as Coach: Using Story, Analogy, Metaphor. Michelle Dalley and Leanne Babcock. New Zealand Association for Training and Development (Wellington).
  • 2015   Drama and Performance; Text for Authentic Performance, – Inside the words, understanding your instincts. Vicki-Marie Buchanan. Trinity College London (Wellington).
  • 2015   The Interview Game. Dr. Ewa Kusmierczyk. Career Development Association New Zealand (Wellington).
  • 2014   Clown Camp. Lisa Brickell and Zack McCracken. Aio Wira Retreat Centre (Auckland).
  • 2014   Storytelling Masterclass. Deb Filler (Wellington).
  • 2014   Seeing Voices, Acting and the development of Shakespeare’s Verse. Shakespeare Globe New Zealand (Wellington).
  • 2014   Whakaako: Learning with each other. Drama New Zealand National Conference (Christchurch).
  • 2014   Word Play 2014. Trinity College London (Christchurch).
  • 2013   Voice for Life, Estill Voice Training. Speech Communication Association. Jon Hunter (Christchurch).
  • 2013   Word Play 2013. Trinity College London (Christchurch).
  • 2013   Finding Our Voice. Speech Communication Association National Conference (Auckland).