GROW: Support for First and Second Year Secondary Language Teachers
This course is relevant to first and second year secondary school PRT language teachers and teachers who are new to language teaching.
This course is designed to support secondary school Provisionally Registered Teachers (PRTs) of languages, and teachers who are new to language teaching.
About the course
This course is relevant to first and second year secondary school PRT language teachers and teachers who are new to language teaching. 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 in relation to goals set at the beginning of the course.
Important note: Dates and workshop venue will be confirmed once the programme commences.
Workshop 1 (online)
First steps as a secondary school language teacher.
Tuesday 5th March 2024 3:30pm - 5pm
Workshop 2 (full day face-to-face)
Your survival kit as a language teacher
Monday 8th April 2024 9:00am-3:00pm
Workshop 3 (online)
Developing your capability as a language teacher
Tuesday 14th May 2024 3:30pm - 5pm
Workshop 4 (online)
Planning and strategies for streamlining
Tuesday 18th June 2024 3:30pm - 5pm
Workshop 5 (online)
Assessing and reporting
Tuesday 6th August 2024 3:30pm - 5pm
Workshop 6 (full day face-to-face)
Changes to assessments and planning for 2025 - from the big picture to single lesson planning.
Monday 16th August 2024 9:00 - 3:00pm
Workshop 7 (online)
Reflecting on your practice for 2025
Tuesday 22nd October 2024 3:30pm - 5 pm
Workshop 8 (online)
Professional growth cycle presentation
Tuesday 19th November 2024
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/