'Every individual matters. Every individual has a role to play. Every individual makes a difference.' Dr Jane Goodall
Thrive is an event is an event for incumbents, innovators and influencers working in education, health and social services policy and strategy development who believe
‘it takes a village to raise a child’.
Collaborate with like minds to explore how lifelong learning can be the key to sustainable community advancement.
Thrive will bring together leaders from government, council and key community businesses and organisations (such as schools, health, social services) to collectively plan and implement lifelong learning initiatives.
This is an event for policy makers, mayors, councillors, principals, social enterprise practitioners, social entrepreneurs, government bodies, community leaders, investors, academics and more from across New Zealand.
The Thrive program is expressly designed to facilitate the local relationships you need to synergise resources for optimal community benefit.
This is your opportunity to connect with civic champions from across the country and brainstorm how to achieve global best practice at a local level.
Then return home with the strategic plans and support network to collectively action the changes you want to see in your community.
· Hear from leading thinkers and exchange knowledge and ideas with peers that is inspired by ‘learning city’ best practice.
· Develop policies, strategies, partnerships and networks to build sustainable learning cities, towns or regions.
· Gain an understanding of what technology can do to enhance our community learning and advance sustainable development.
'The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.'