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Provisionally Registered Teachers Workshops

The venue for all workshops will be St Columba Centre, Vermont St, Ponsonby. 

Please note that the Year 4-8 workshops and the Mentor teacher workshops are now full. However you can still enrol in the Years 1-3 workshops. If you would like to go on a waiting list for the Years 4-8 or Mentor teachers workshops please email

The workshops will be held 22nd February, 8th March, 22nd March, 3rd May, 24th May, and 14th June 2018. The programme will be as follows:

Workshop 1: Setting up effective literacy programmes and Shared reading.

  • Key components of an effective literacy programme.
  • Key resources/documents
  • Suitable texts for shared reading
  • Planning for shared reading

Workshop 2: Guided reading

  • Essential components of a guided reading lesson.
  • Planning and teaching a guided reading lesson.
  • Suitable follow up tasks from guided reading.

Workshop 3: Teaching writing

  • Essential components of a writing lesson.
  • Organising a writing lesson.
  • The importance of modelling and different ways to model writing.

Workshop 4: Independent reading tasks and oral language

  • Purposeful independent tasks in a literacy programme
  • Where oral language fits in the curriculum
  • Expectations for oral language proficiency

Workshop 5: Supporting English Language Learners with literacy

  • Challenges for English language learners (ELLs) with learning to read and write and how to address these challenges.
  • Practical ways of scaffolding literacy for ELLs

Workshop 6: Effective Maths programmes

  • Number and strands
  • Assessment
  • Problem solving

The cost for each workshop is $65 + GST per teacher with a discount offered for teachers who enrol for all six workshops. The discounted rate for the six workshops is $350 + GST per teacher.

To enrol for these workshops, please follow the link here.

Later Event: February 22
Mentor Teacher Workshop