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About Us

Tui Tuia | Learning Circle empowers Kāhui Ako, kaiako, teachers, school leaders and tumuaki to achieve better outcomes for students and learners.

All languages are to be treasured

Languages, Culture & Identity

We offer programmes, workshops, in-person classroom support, online support and resources to help strengthen language learning in New Zealand schools.

Cultural competencies

Pacific-Led Education

Empowering educators, students, and communities to shape a future of educational excellence that is firmly rooted in Pacific identity and aspirations.

Improving instructional dexterity

Literacy and Numeracy

We work with schools to build the literacy and numeracy capability of school leaders and teachers to accelerate learning outcomes for all students.

GROW: Creating Impactful Language Learning Resources

This course is relevant to primary, intermediate and secondary teachers of all languages who are engaged in teaching students of Years 1-10.

GROW: Creating Impactful Language Learning Resources



GROW programme





9 months







Ministry funded


This course is designed to support participants in examining their existing language learning resources based on the key principles underpinning the Learning Languages area in the New Zealand Curriculum; and enhancing their existing resources and/or creating new, impactful language learning materials to make their lessons more effective for their learners.

About the course

Course information

This course is relevant to primary, intermediate and secondary teachers of all languages who are engaged in teaching students of Years 1-10. It is delivered through six online workshops. Participants will also be supported by a digital learning platform for on-going inquiry and reflection.

What we will cover

Important note: Dates will be confirmed once the programme commences.

Workshop 1 (full day online)

Resources that allow learner autonomy and maximize learners' target language output

Friday 8th March 2024, 9:00am-3:00pm

Workshop 2 (online)

Resources that can be used in both face-to-face and online teaching

Wednesday 27th March 2024, 3:30-5:30pm

Workshop 3 (online)      

Resources that integrate language and culture effectively

Wednesday 15th May 2024, 3:30-5:30pm

Workshop 4 (full day online)

Resources that can be used in multiple different ways

Friday 21st June 2024, 9:00am-3:00pm

Workshop 5 (online)    

Resources that provide authentic target language input 

Wednesday 4th September 2024, 3:30-5:30pm

Workshop 6 (online)  

Professional Growth Cycle Presentations

Wednesday 13th November 2024, 3:30-5:30pm


At no cost for NZ registered teachers.

Selected participants will be advised of the location once registrations have closed. Tui Tuia | Learning Circle - Languages will pay for associated travel for teachers who are outside of the city of delivery for face-to-face workshop(s) or provide delivery online where appropriate.

Upon completion of the programme, your school can claim back the cost of two Teacher Release Days.

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Registrations for our 2024 GROW Workshops will open in early October, please check back then. Use the contact us button below if you have any questions.

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