Tanya Batt is a qualified teacher (BEd, Dip Teaching ECE), performance storyteller, and children’s author and is an early childhood specialist in Arts Education. With a tertiary background in Education, Psychology, Communication and Performing Arts. She has been invited to present workshops, papers and perform in over 20 different countries over the last 27 year. She has lectured and provided courses/ workshops for tertiary colleges and technical institutes, public kindergarten associations, schools, Playcentres, Kindercares, Barnardos, and many other community groups and education service providers. She is the author of three teaching books in the areas of storytelling, drama and dance education as well a published children’s writer.
Tanya creatively directs the ‘Once Upon An Island Charitable Trust based on Waiheke Island and has produced seven storytelling festivals, ‘The Story Centre’ and an extensive body of community arts projects.
She believes that delight and curiosity form the basis of life long learning. www.imagined-worlds.net.
Phone: 021 4 32379