GROW: Empowering Teachers of Additional Languages - Primary & Intermediate
This course is relevant to Primary and Intermediate teachers who are currently teaching or plan to teach additional languages in their classroom.
This course aims to support Primary and Intermediate teachers in effectively teaching additional languages and enhancing students' understanding of languages and cultures.
About the course
This course is relevant to Primary and Intermediate teachers who are currently teaching or plan to teach additional languages in their classroom. It is delivered through two full day face-to-face workshops and four online workshops. Participants will also be supported by a digital learning platform for on-going inquiry and reflection.
Important note: Dates and workshop venue will be confirmed once the programme commences.
Workshop 1 (online)
Introduction to the course, the digital learning platform, meet and share contexts, PGC requirements
Wednesday 13th March 2024, 4:00pm-5.30pm
Workshop 2 (full day face-to-face)
Basic pedagogical framework for Language teaching.
Strategies for developing learners Listening and Speaking skills highlighting the relationship between language and culture.
Thursday 4th April 2024, 9:00am-3:00pm
Workshop 3 (online)
Enhancing global citizenship in additional language learning
Tuesday 21st May 2024, 4:00pm-5:30pm
Workshop 4 (full day face-to-face)
Build on pedagogical framework for Language teaching
Strategies for developing learners Reading and Writing skills highlighting the relationship between language and culture.
Thursday 20th June 2024, 9:00am-3:00pm
Workshop 5 (online)
Integrate cross-curricular inclusion into your language and culture learning approach
Wednesday 21st August 2024, 4:00pm-5:30pm
Workshop 6 (online)
Professional Growth Cycle Presentations.
Wednesday 6th November 2024, 4.00pm-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/