GROW: Thriving as Teachers of Multi-Level Classes
This course is relevant to teachers who are working with multi-level language classes, or multi-lingual classes combined.
This course is designed to support educators to understand, develop, and implement strategies to improve outcomes for students in multi-level language classes.
About the course
This course is relevant to teachers who are working with multi-level language classes, or multi-lingual classes combined. 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 and the digital learning platform, meet and share contexts, PGC requirements
Wednesday 6 March 2024, 3.30pm - 4.30pm
Workshop 2 (full day face to face)
Considerations for the multi-level language classroom, principles for instructed second-language acquisition
Monday 25 March 2024, 9am - 3pm
Workshop 3 (online)
Approaches to teaching in the multi-level classroom (Ashton)
Thursday 2 May 2024, 3:30pm-4:30pm
Workshop 4 (full day face to face)
Developing independent learners, differentiation and respectful tasks
Wednesday 26 June 2024, 9am - 3pm
Workshop 5 (online)
Language sustainability in schools
Tuesday 3 September 2024, 3.30pm - 4.30pm
Workshop 6 (online)
Professional Growth Cycle presentations
Wednesday 6 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/