Professional Development

Emma’s Professional Development

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

2020

  • Top Tools for a modern learning solution online. Natasha Gunn. New Zealand Association for Training and Development. (Wellington).
  • How To Be Kind to Yourself online. Kadampa Meditation Centre. Wellington. (Wellington).
  • WILD-Web Summit online, Calvin Coyles. Wild Success. (Wellington).
  • Emotions Drive People and People Drive Performance online, Shawn Cornet. New Zealand Association for Training and Development. (Wellington).
  • Breaking Bad Habits Kadampa Meditation Centre. Wellington. (Wellington).
  • Headless content: wrapping your heads and hands around large training content libraries. Matt Armstrong. New Zealand Association for Training and Development. (Wellington).

2019

  • How we Create and Deliver Content. Amanda Pickett. Career Development Association of New Zealand Wellington Branch (Wellington).
  • Evaluating Learning Effectiveness. Bridie Morell. New Zealand Association for Training and Development. (Wellington).
  • Self-Esteem. Kadampa Meditation Centre Wellington. (Wellington).
  • Engaging Learners Through Drama. Drama New Zealand National Conference. Drama New Zealand. (Wellington).
  • Hearing from Learners. New Zealand Association for Training and Development. (Wellington).
  • Bertolt Brecht, Drama New Zealand Wellington Branch. (Wellington).
  • Art of Acceptance, Kadampa Meditation Centre Wellington. (Wellington).
  • Choosing the Right Technology, Marie Smith. New Zealand Association for Training and Development. (Wellington).
  • The Path of Happiness. Kadampa Meditation Centre Wellington. (Wellington).
  • CV/Profile Online Tools, Career Development Association of New Zealand Wellington Branch (Wellington).
  • Letting go of the Past, Kadampa Meditation Centre Wellington (Wellington)
  • Strong, Resilent, Creative: Drama New Zealand National Conference. Drama New Zealand. (Christchurch).
  • Dealing with Difficult People, Kadampa Meditation Centre Wellington. (Wellington).
  • Ethical and Effective use of Digital Communication. Career Development Association of New Zealand (Wellington).
  • Te Reo Māori: Level 1, Introduction. Te Atakohu O’Sullivan. Ministry of Education (Wellington).
  • How to Transform Your Life. Gen Kelsang Rabten. Kadampa Meditation Centre Wellington (Wellington).
  • The WILD Tour. Calvin Coyles. Wild Success (Wellington).
  • Overcoming Anxiety, Kadampa Meditation Centre Wellington (Wellington).
  • Living in The Moment, Kadampa Meditation Centre Wellington (Wellington).
  • Inner Strength, Kadampa Meditation Centre Sydney (Sydney).

2019/2018

  • Enrichment Teacher, Ascham Holiday Academy, Ascham School. (Sydney).

2018

  • Speech and Drama Teacher (full time), Ascham School (Sydney).
  • Attention and Awareness. Professor Lea Waters. Ascham School (Sydney).
  • American Accent Course. National Institute of Dramatic Art, Open Programme (Sydney).
  •  Strengths, Visible Wellbeing. Professor Lea Waters. Ascham School (Sydney).
  • Emotional Management, Visible Wellbeing. Professor Lea Waters Ascham School (Sydney).
  • Maori Language Workshop. Ministry of Education (Wellington).
  • Managing Personalities in the Training Room. New Zealand Association for Training and Development (Wellington).
  • 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).
  • Associate Trinity College London, Communication Skills Public Speaking. Trinity College London (Wellington).
  • Lobsters Contemporary Dance Masterclass. Lobsters (Wellington).
  • WOW: Speech Communication Association National Conference. Speech Communication Association (Wellington).
  • Principles of De-Escalation: Newtown Union Health Service (Wellington).
  • 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).
  • Going Beyond: Speech Communication Association National Conference (Blenheim). Elected and nominated as Council Member.
  • Practical Stress Management. Dr Suzanne Henwood. Grow (Wellington).
  • Meet Me At The River: Drama New Zealand National Conference (Wellington).
  • Grounding, Mindfulness and Meditation Course. George Packard. Wellbeings (Wellington).
  • Puppet Play. Robert Dil. St Mark’s Church School (Wellington).
  • 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.
  • Emerging Filmmakers Workshop. Park Road Post Production. The Miramar Events Trust (Wellington).
  • Your Career; It’s all about you, isn’t it? Brian Carson. Career Development Association New Zealand (Wellington).
  • Thinking About Success. Dr. David Keane. New Zealand Association for Training and Development (Wellington).
  • 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).
  • Bard Boosters: Acting Shakespeare. KC Kelly. Victoria University Continuing Education (Wellington).
  • The Trainer as Coach: Using Story, Analogy, Metaphor. Michelle Dalley and Leanne Babcock. New Zealand Association for Training and Development (Wellington).
  • 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).
  • Storytelling Masterclass. Deb Filler (Wellington).
  • Seeing Voices, Acting and the development of Shakespeare’s Verse. Shakespeare Globe New Zealand (Wellington).
  • Whakaako: Learning with each other. Drama New Zealand National Conference (Christchurch).
  • Word Play 2014. Trinity College London (Christchurch).