Workshops

 

 Primary Schools Term 2

(Venues will be confirmed on registration)

Provisionally Certified Teachers (PCTs):

Running a great reading programme

A hands-on session where participants will have the opportunity to build knowledge, put it into practice and reflect on how to manage an effective reading programme.                         

 Venue:

 Wellington
 

 Date:

 Wednesday 16 May 930am - 3pm

Charge:
 $245

PCTs: Just in time learning: Accelerating students who are falling behind.
Come to this workshop and explore strategies to accelerate (forward) rather than just revise (backward), build student motivation & agency, encourage perseverance, fill skill gaps within the context of new learning and improve vocabulary
 Venue:

 Wellington

 Date:

 Thursday 24 May, 930am - 1230pm

Charge: $125
PCTs: Written language

Learn great strategies and reflect on how you teach written language. We will look at the essentials of a good written language programme, expectations of achievement at the different levels and explore ideas on how to support the diverse needs of your learners.                                                                                                

 Venue:

 Palmerston North

 Wellington

 Date:

 Wednesday 6 June, 930am - 1230pm

 Thursday 7 June, 930am - 1230pm

 Charge:
 $125

Teacher Aides and SENCOs: Reading and writing


Learn how to get your students reading and writing with purpose and understanding across the curriculum.   Your role is essential to literacy learning success in the classroom – learn how to best support your students.
 

 Venue:

 Wellington

 Hutt Valley

 Date:

 Thursday 17 May, 930am - 1230pm

Wednesday 23 May, 930am - 1230pm

 Charge:

 $125

Teacher Aides and SENCOs: Behaviour Management

Finding the behaviour of some of your students a challenge? Come to this workshop, share with other TAs and learn how to diagnose the reasons behind challenging behaviour and use this understanding to manage it with a wide range of practical and effective strategies.                                                                                                                                              

 Venue:

 Hutt Valley

 Wellington

 Date:

 Thurs 14 June, 930am - 1230pm

 Wed 13 June, 930am - 1230pm 

 Charge:

 $125

Secondary Schools Term 2

Teacher Aides and SENCOs: Literacy Support

 Learn practical ways to support students who are struggling with the literacy demands of secondary schooling.                                           

 Venue:

 Wellington

 Date:

 Wednesday 9 May 930am - 1230pm

 Charge:

 $125

Year One Provisionally Certified Teachers (PCTs): Behaviour Management

Building good working relationships is the key to good behaviour management – not a quick fix. Participants will learn practical ways to manage difficult behaviour, based on sound principles.

 Venue:
 Wellington

 Date:
 Wednesday 23 May 930am - 1230pm

 Charge:
 $125

 

Primary & Secondary Workshop

Difficult Conversations and Mediation

Face the challenges of communication in contexts of conflict with confidence.                    

 Participants will be trained to use a model of authentic communication to reframe situations of conflict. The course will be practical involving discussion and role plays.

 Venue:

 Wellington

 Date:

 Wednesday 20 June 930am - 1230pm

 Charge:

 $125

 

 Primary Schools Term 3

(Venues will be confirmed on registration)

PCTs: Numeracy

 Start with big picture ideas about the Number Framework and look at proven teaching strategies, lots of games, activities, practical ideas about assessment, grouping for instruction and developing the language of mathematics.

 Venue:

 Palmerston North

 Wellington
 

 Date:

 Wednesday 1 August 930am - 3pm

Wednesday 8 August 930am - 3pm

Charge:
 $245

Written Language (Years 3 - 8) Refresher
Participants will have the opportunity to build their knowledge, learn some great strategies and reflect on how they teach written language. We will look at the research based essentials of a good written language programme, expectations of achievement at the different levels and explore ideas on how to support the diverse needs of your learners.
 Venue:

 Palmerston North

 Wellington

 Date:

 Thursday 2 August 930am - 1230pm

 Thursday 9 August 930am - 1230pm

Charge: $125
Teacher Aides and SENCOs: Supporting English Language Learners

Are you working with students who are learning English as a second language? Not sure about how to really engage them? This workshop will explore practical ways to support English Language Learners and to understand the importance of oral language as a foundation for fluency in speaking, reading and writing English. We will focus on what it means to come from a different cultural background and how awareness of this can assist us in our work with these students.                                                                                           

 Venue:

 Wellington

 Lower Hutt

 Date:

 Wednesday 15 August, 930am - 1230pm

 Thursday 16 August, 930am - 1230pm

 Charge:
 $125

PCTs: Maths Strands


Strand knowledge is part of NZC Mathematics. It provides depth of understanding and a context in which to use knowledge and strategies about number. At this workshop we focus on geometry, measurement and statistics and how to include them in your mathematics programme. This is a hands on session where participants will have the opportunity to build their knowledge about effective mathematics strands programmes.
 

 Venue:

 Palmerston North

 Wellington

 Date:

 Wednesday 29 August, 930am - 3pm

 Thursday 30 August 930am - 3pm

 Charge:

 $245

 

Please note:

  • To guarantee a place on a workshop, please register at least 5 days prior to the workshop date.

  • Discounts apply if your school has multiple enrolments.

TO REGISTER: 

Please complete a Workshop Registration Form and email to kieu.pham@vuw.ac.nz