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.
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
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.
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
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/