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GROW: Open Collaborative Inquiry

This course is relevant to all teachers of Languages by collaborating with others teaching the same language or working with teachers from the same school or clusters of schools.

GROW: Open Collaborative Inquiry
Category

Languages

Structure

GROW programme

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Role/Audience

Teacher

Duration

10 months

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Mode

Blended

Location

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Funding

Ministry funded

Overview

This course is designed to support teachers to inquire into their practice and improve outcomes for students.

About the course

Course information

This course is relevant to all teachers of Languages by collaborating with others teaching the same language or working with teachers from the same school or clusters of schools. It is delivered through two full day face-to-face workshops and four/five online workshops. Dates for workshops will be dependent on location and language groups to be agreed with course participants.

What we will cover
Structure

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

Workshop 1 Face to face

Thursday 21 March 2024, 9.00am - 3.00pm

Areas of focus for Inquiry

Workshop 2 online

Monday 13 May 2024, 3.30 - 4.30pm

Focus on Pedagogy - what does the research say?

Workshop 3 online

Tuesday 18 June 2024, 3.30-4.30pm

Reporting back - what does your evidence tell you?

Workshop 4 Face to face

Friday 30 August 2024, 9.00am - 3.00pm

Exploring possible Interventions

Workshop 5 online

Tuesday 24 September 2024, 3.30 - 4.30pm

Outcomes so far

Workshop 6 online

Wednesday 13 November 2024, 3.30 - 5.00pm

Final Presentation - what happened?

The following are the anticipated dates and times for those interested in focusing on teaching German while on this GROW programme:

Workshop 1 online

Thursday 8 February 2024, 3:45 - 5pm

Kennenlernen; Aufwärmtraining; Discussion about what teachers would like to have as content in following workshops

Workshop 2 Face to face

Friday 1 March 2024, 9:30am - 3:30pm

Content dependent on needs of the cluster (as discussed during Workshop 1)

Workshop 3 online

Wednesday 3 April 2024, 4-5pm

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Workshop 4 Face to face

Friday 17 May 2024, 9.30am - 3.30pm

Content dependent on needs of the cluster

Workshop 5 online

Thursday 13 June 2024, 4pm-5pm

Arbeitstreffen

Workshop 6 online

Wednesday 14 August 2024, 3.30 - 5.00pm

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Workshop 7 online

19 September 2024, 3.30 - 5.30pm

Inquiry presentations

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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