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About Us

Tui Tuia | Learning Circle empowers Kāhui Ako, kaiako, teachers, school leaders and tumuaki to achieve better outcomes for students and learners.

All languages are to be treasured

Languages, Culture & Identity

We offer programmes, workshops, in-person classroom support, online support and resources to help strengthen language learning in New Zealand schools.

Cultural competencies

Pacific-Led Education

Empowering educators, students, and communities to shape a future of educational excellence that is firmly rooted in Pacific identity and aspirations.

Improving instructional dexterity

Literacy and Numeracy

We work with schools to build the literacy and numeracy capability of school leaders and teachers to accelerate learning outcomes for all students.

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.

GROW: Thriving as Teachers of Multi-Level Classes



GROW programme



Language teachers



9 months







Ministry funded


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

Course information

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.

What we will cover

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.

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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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