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.
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
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.
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)
Different types of communicative tasks
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.
Meet the facilitators
Literacy and Numeracy
Enhancing and expanding teachers’ capabilities to lead literacy and numeracy learning.
Helping teachers and kaiako build cultural capability to accelerate learning outcomes for Pacific learners.
Growing, strengthening and advocating for language learning and use, and sustaining heritage languages in schools.
Te Whanau Māioha
Learning and mentoring solutions that empower kāhui ako, kaiako and tumuaki to achieve stronger culturally-sustaining outcomes for ākonga/