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GROW: Equipping Junior High School Students for their Senior Language Programmes

This course is relevant to language teachers involved in teaching Years 9 and 10.

GROW: Equipping Junior High School Students for their Senior Language Programmes
Category

Languages

Structure

GROW Programme

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Role/Audience

Teacher

Duration

9 months

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Mode

Blended

Location

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Funding

Ministry funded

Overview

This course is designed for language teachers of junior programmes to explore different language teaching approaches that suit Years 9 and 10, equip themselves with practical strategies to build learners' confidence in all language skills, and implement newly learned approaches and strategies to provide a more solid foundation for senior language programmes for their learners.

About the course

Course information

This course is relevant to language teachers involved in teaching Years 9 and 10. It is delivered through a blend of face-to-face and online workshops. Participants will also be supported by a digital learning platform for on-going inquiry and reflection.

What we will cover
Structure

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

Workshop 1 (online)

Equipping your students for success from the beginning of their language learning journey

Wednesday 28 February 2024, 3:30pm-5:00pm

Workshop 2 (full day face to face)

Building confidence in spoken communication

Friday 22nd March 2024, 9:00am-3:00pm

Workshop 3 (online)

Writing as habits

Wednesday 1st May 2024, 3:30pm-5:00pm

Workshop 4 (full day face to face)

How to Listen and Make Reading Meaningful

Friday 26th July 2024, 9:00am-3:00pm

Workshop 5 (online)

Unpacking junior assessment

Wednesday 11th September 2024, 3:30pm-5:00pm

Workshop 6 (online)

Professional Growth Cycle Presentations

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

Cost

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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