In July we are offering two ESOL workshops in Hamilton. Go to our workshops page to read more or to enrol.

We still have some limited availability for providing Professional Development in 2019. Get in touch now if you are interested! If you are thinking about 2020, contact us now as we already have schools booking us for 2020.

Professional Development and classroom resources for teachers

Tools4Teachers is an educational consultancy partnership between Jane van der Zeyden and Charlene Mataio. Andy Butler, Erin McKechnie, Rita Palmer (Palmerston North) and Jill Ritchie (Wellington) also deliver literacy professional development though Tools 4 Teachers and in 2019 we are very pleased to announce that Laurayne Tafa will be an Associate of Tools 4 Teachers. Our core business is literacy professional development for teachers including reading, writing, oral language and ESOL and classroom resources which will support schools to deliver high quality literacy programmes to their students. We specialise in delivering professional development in oral language and teaching practice that meets the needs of English Language Learners. Andy is also able to support schools in the mathematics learning area.

Committed to providing schools with the best resources and expertise

We have a wide range of expertise at all levels of primary and intermediate schools. We are also Ministry of Education accredited facilitators so we can provide centrally funded Ministry literacy and oral language PLD nationwide. Our commitment is to ensuring that schools get the best advice and support to effect change.

If you are considering professional development in:

  • Literacy- Reading and Writing

  • Oral Language

  • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

please contact us to discuss your needs and how we can support you to meet your goals.

The Essential Oral Language Toolkit - available now!