Welcome to the the Parenting for Resilience, Confidence & Independence Online Summit 2021

3 days, 24 speakers, 3 themes




Join 24+ national and international leading parenting & educational experts, with simple, practical tips and ideas that will help you and your child to be resilient, confident and independent!

Maggie Dent

Parenting and Resilience Specialist 

Teaching children life skills to build their self-mastery

Dr Justin Coulson

Happy Families 

Tweens, Teens & Screens

Mona Delahooke Ph.D.

Pediatric Psychologist

The relationship between resilience and self-regulation

Seth Perler

Executive Function, ADHD & 2e coach

Encouraging Independence

Megan Gallagher

Ignite Your Spark

Being the Calm in the Storm

Kari Sutton

Author, speaker, consultant

Helping Kids Learn to Fail

Kim Hopkins

Lives in the Balance

Moving From Power and Control to Collaboration and Problem Solving

Jo Webb & Sue O'Callaghan

ImpACT-Mental Health 

Resilience Parenting in a Global Pandemic Five-Steps to Healthy Children and Teens!

Cat Levine

Think and Be Me

Helping Little People Deal with Big Feelings

Kate Mason

The Personality Coach

Personalities, Parenting and Partners

Nicole Telfer


The key skills kids need to thrive in a fast paced and uncertain era

Stephanie Pinto

Emotional Intelligence Parent Coach 

Raising Emotionally Intelligent Kids

Dr Jodi Richardson

Speaker & Author

Moving kids from anxiety to resilience

Sarah Amy Glensor Best

Parenting Thought Leader

Changing the World is Child’s Play

Daniela "Ela" Strandberg

Consultant, Author and ex Teacher

Brain and Study Hacks - hack your way to successful learning

Michael Hempseed

Author and Speaker

 Practical Tips to Improve Sleep

Judith Yeabsley

The Confident Eater

Creating Confident Eaters

Michael Grose

Parenting Ideas

How to stop sibling fighting (or at least make less stressful for you)

Jacqlin Richards

Parent Empowerment Mentor

Talking To Kids About Sex

Shiraz Baboo

Reality Shifting Specialist

Common parenting beliefs that make things worse, not better

Dr. Ali Lankerani

Role Model Maker

Unlocking Your Child's Potential

Natalie Cutler-Welsh

Go to Girl Ltd

Up Your Brave - Maximising your Superpowers to boost your Confidence & Wellbeing

Sean McCormick

Executive Function Specialists

Helping Your Child Transition to Adulthood With Stronger Executive Functions

Ellie Bambury 

Life Coach & Mentor

Helping your Children Navigate Friendships, Conflict and Self-Esteem

The world is literally changing so fast and so is the face of parenting. Whether you are navigating anxiety, stress and overwhelm, or looking for ideas to be proactive with your child, ways to promote resilience, confidence and independence, we have created an event for you!

The Parenting Online Summit is designed to give you practical, simple to implement ideas and strategies to create better relationships with your child, be proactive rather than reactive and grow your child to be resilient, confident and independent.

The 2021 Parenting Online Summit is hosted by Spectrum Education and Karen Tui Boyes.

Spectrum Education and Karen Tui Boyes has literally changed the lives of thousands of teachers, parents and students across the world by giving people simple ideas that have had a massive impact on their lives both professionally and personally… and now we have packaged it into a 3 day online event… and it’s FREE!

It’s all about giving you the keys to unlock the potential in yourself and your child and give you practical strategies you can implement immediately…

And sometimes we just don't know what we don't know! We have created this event to ensure you have the up to date knowledge and skills, from some of the best educators around the world, to ensure the child can not only survive, they will thrive…

The Summit Consists of Three Strands


  • Having the ability to 'bounce back' from adversity
  • Developing a mindset of 'I can'
  • Understanding that making mistakes is part of the learning and growing process
  • Being able to take responsible risks and give new ideas a go
  • Develop the capacity to live with uncertainty


  • Knowing yourself and your abilities
  • Having the quiet knowing your child has the skills to succeed
  • Developing high self-esteem and self-awareness
  • Having the skills to help others
  • Having the skills to problem solve and look for solutions to challenges


  • Being self managing, self motivated, self monitoring 
  • Building problem solving strategies
  • Able to plan ahead and set goals
  • Able to clearly communicate thoughts and feelings
  • Developing their own uniqueness

It’s all about being able to develop strong foundations so your child can be resilient, confident and independent

Make sure you are doing everything you can to set yourself and your child up for success.

Join the 24+ experts as they reveal their expert insights to help you are your child shine. Sign up below to receive your FREE Ticket for this virtual, online event.

About Karen Tui Boyes

Karen Tui Boyes is a champion for LifeLong Learning. Winner of the NZ Educator of the Year 2017 and 2014 and NZ Speaker of the Year award 2019 & 2013, Karen is an expert in effective teaching and learning, study skills, motivation and positive thinking. Karen is an author of 9 books with her Parenting book, Roots & Wings coming out in 2021. She is the creator of the Teachers Matter Magazine, Teachers Matter Conference, Study Smart Workshops, Study Smart Board Game and the Habits of Mind Bootcamp. She is also CEO of Spectrum Education, and the Affiliate Director of the Institute for the Habits of Mind. She is the wife of one and mother of two.

Watch Karen featured on The Project & The Breakfast Show...

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the Spectrum Parenting for Resilience, Confidence & Independence Online Summit?

It is totally online – watch from the comfort of your home or office. Create watch parties and get together online or in person with friends, family or colleagues to share the aha’s, learnings and your action plan.

When is the Spectrum Parenting for Resilience, Confidence & Independence Online Summit?

Friday 8th, Saturday 9th, Sunday 10th October 2021 

How does it work?

Once you have registered you will receive a confirmation email to confirm your place. A few days before the Summit you will be emailed with the links for the access to the presenters each day.

When does each day start?

Each day your videos will go live at 8am NZT and you will have 24 hours to watch these. Each morning you will be emailed the next link for the next set of videos. Check your Time Zone here

How much does it cost?

The Spectrum Parenting for Resilience, Confidence & Independence Online Summit is totally FREE.

What if I want to watch the videos after the 24 hours?

You can purchase an All-Access Package and watch (as well as download) the videos, audio and bonuses from each speaker. Dates and investments depend on when you purchase. See details below and click here to upgrade.

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