Lessons to fight Child Poverty with Professor John O’Neill 

You  and a guest are invited  join us and guest speaker Professor John O’Neill to hear about how we can fight child poverty through education  here in New Zealand.

Professor John O'Neill who recently released a paper for the Child Poverty Action Group is the Director of the Massey University Institute of Education. John says more than 285,000 New Zealand children, or one in four, live in poverty in New Zealand. He will talk about what education can do to help deprived Kiwi Kids, and what it can not..

Date Thursday November 13 2014
Time 5.30pm to 6.15pm
Connect with other alumni, students, staff and friends of Massey (canapés will be served, cash bar available)

Professor John O’Neill
John has lived in New Zealand and worked at Massey University since 1994. He is Professor of Teacher Education. For several years he was an elected Council member of the New Zealand Association for Research in Education. He has served as an invited member on the Marsden Fund Social Sciences Panel and the Performance Based Research Fund (PBRF).
In 2012 he received the Teacher Education Forum of Aotearoa New Zealand career excellence award and a Massey University Research Excellence medal. He is an honorary member of the Normal School Principals Association.

6.50pm to 7.30pm
Time for some Q&A, refreshments and catching up before the event concludes
Havelock North Community Centre

Please RSVP by email alumni@massey.ac.nz or telephone: +64 6 3505865