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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.

Teacher Aides Supporting Early Readers and Writers

This course supports Teacher Aides to understand reading and writing processes and provides knowledge and strategies to enable them to interact with students in a way that maximises learning.

Teacher Aides Supporting Early Readers and Writers
Category

Teacher Aide

Structure

Kohia Centre

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Role/Audience

Teacher Aide

Duration

4 hours

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Mode

Face to face

Location

Auckland

Funding

Ministry funded

Overview

About the course

Course information

Location

This course is available in-person in Auckland UoA City Campus.

Course dates:

Tuesday 13 February 9:30am-12:30pm (course code KGTA01)

Cost

$190 per person (GST inclusive)

What we will cover

This course builds capability for Teacher Aides to work with students in guided or instructional settings. It supports teacher aides to understand reading and writing processes and provides knowledge and strategies to enable them to interact with students in a way that maximises learning.

You will develop skills to design learning experiences for students which are relevant to their context in literacy. Sessions will respond to individual needs and address personal challenges faced in the role of supporting students struggling with reading and writing. You will also consider Māori perspectives of ākonga, allowing for iwi and whānau views to influence how educational success is defined.  

This course builds your capability in the following Teacher Aide Competency areas:

  • Communication: Understand and support language development
  • Learning support: Knowledge and proficiency of specific programmes and/or curriculum areas to support learners EG literacy and numeracy
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Please register for this PLD on the Kohia Centre website (course code KGTA01).

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