Half Day Seminars

Phonological Awareness/Spelling Seminar

A Multisensory Approach

This 3 1/2 hour course will offer:

  • An integrated reading, writing and spelling approach
  • Suitable from new entrant to 15 years

Assessment:

  • Development stages and levelling;
  • Identifying learning gaps;
  • Analysing assessments;
  • Documentation templates.

Planning and Resourcing:

  • Using assessment diagnostically;
  • Planning suitable programmes;
  • Teaching to developmental stages;
  • Resourcing.

Implementation:

  • Teaching small groups/whole class approaches;
  • Strategies, skills and resources.
  • Monitoring effective programmes.

This course will provide you with the professional knowledge and teaching skills, building new resources and use existing resources, to run effective programmes for all student levels and meet the needs of at risk learners

Course text: Alpha to Omega

Programme Stages

  • Stage 1 up to 8 years
  • Stage 2 up to 12 years
  • Stage 3 up to 15 years

 

Early bird rates of $260.00 plus GST are charged with payment due on or before the seminar date.Later payments will be charged at $305.00 + GST per person.

A discount of $50.00 applies if both half day seminars are booked on the same day.


Review the seminar dates below and then use the form to register.

Addressing Visual Processing & Learning Problems In a School Setting

Identification Assessment and Remediation

It is estimated that up to 70% of children with learning difficulties have visual processing problems

This course will provide you with the professional knowledge, training skills and resourcing to identify, assess needs, make specialist referrals and remediate vision problems impacting student learning
This 3 1/2 hour course will offer:

Understanding visual processing problems and underpinning weaknesses, including:

    • Visual discrimination;
    • Visual memory;
    • Visual sequencing;
    • Visual closure;
    • Visual figure ground;
    • Scanning and tracking;
    • Irlens.

Identification, assessment and referral.

  • What is a behavioural optometrist assessment and why is it important?
  • Resources and remediation strategies to provide vision training for identified students in an “in school” setting.

This brand new course is designed:

  • To teach all school staff how to identify students with visual problems and where to refer them.
  • To provide a visual training programme for SENCO’s, teacher aides and other staff to remediate visual problems at low cost.
  • To give schools a resource kit to use for visual training.

 

Early bird rates of $275.00 plus GST are charged with payment due on or before the seminar date. Later payments will be charged at $320.00 + GST per person. A full resource kit for Year 1 to Year 10 is included in this seminar.

A discount of $50.00 applies if both half day seminars are booked on the same day.


Review the seminar dates below and then use the form to register.

Secondary Learning Support and Teacher Aiding

Setting Students up for Success

This half day course is designed to give support staff team leaders, learning support staff, teacher aides and literacy assistants a background in understanding at risk learners, identifying needs and implementing strategies, resources and programmes to maximise potential.

Course breakdown:

  • Understanding learner groups and needs
  • What are underpinning weaknesses and how do they affect student achievement
  • Setting achievement goals
  • Understanding and implementing accommodations and strategies.
  • Creating effective learning environments for at risk students
  • Screening assessments
  • Making referrals
  • Programme Planning
  • Resources and programmes
  • Addressing underpinning weaknesses
  • Monitoring progress

Ideally a SENCO/team leader should attend with support staff to maximise the benefits and outcomes achievable. Support staff who attend without a team leader will still gain significant benefit.

Course costs include:

  • 3 full days of professional development across 3 months of implementation, monitoring and mentoring support.
  • Online support group and unlimited email support from the team.
  • SENCO’s and school leaders responsible for support staff unlimited email access to help support school implementation.

 

Early Bird Registrations $120.00 plus GST per person booked and paid on or before the seminar date. Late registrations $150 plus GST per person

School special – $590 plus GST – 1 manager and up to 6 support staff. OR, Later payments will be charged at $690.00 + GST.

 


Review the seminar dates below and then use the form to register.

Keri Keri

Woodlands Motel, 126 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri

Phonological Awareness/Spelling Seminar

Tuesday 13 March 2018  9.00 am – 12.30pm

Addressing Visual Processing & Learning Problems In a School Setting

Tuesday 15 May 2018  9.00 am – 12.30pm

Auckland

Auckland Rose Park Hotel, 92 – 102 Gladstone Road, Parnell, Auckland

Phonological Awareness/Spelling Seminar

Wednesday 14 March 2018  9.00 am – 12.30pm

Addressing Visual Processing & Learning Problems In a School Setting

Wednesday 16 May 2018  9.00 am – 12.30pm

South Auckland

Papakura RSA, 40 Elliott Street, Papakura

Addressing Visual Processing & Learning Problems In a School Setting
Thursday 17 May 2018  9.00 am – 12.30pm

Phonological Awareness/Spelling Seminar
Thursday 15 March 2018 9.00 am – 12.30pm

Hamilton

Distinction Hamilton, 100 Garnett Ave, Te Rapa

Phonological Awareness/Spelling Seminar
Friday 16 March 2018   9.00 am – 12.30pm

Addressing Visual Processing & Learning Problems In a School Setting
Friday 18 May 2018  9.00 am – 12.30pm

Tauranga

Tauranga RSA

Oaktree Restaurant – 1237 Cameron Road, Greerton

Phonological Awareness/Spelling Seminar
Monday 19 March 2018   9.00 am – 12.30pm

Addressing Visual Processing & Learning Problems In a School Setting
Monday 21 May 2018  9.00 am – 12.30pm

Whakatane

East Bay REAP, 21 Pyne St, Whakatane

Phonological Awareness/Spelling Seminar
Tuesday 20 March 2018  9.00 am – 12.30pm

Addressing Visual Processing & Learning Problems In a School Setting
Tuesday 22 May 2018    9.00 am – 12.30pm

Napier / Hastings

Napier RSA, 34 Vautier Street, Napier South

Phonological Awareness/Spelling Seminar
Thursday 22 March 2018  9.00 am – 12.30pm

Addressing Visual Processing & Learning Problems In a School Setting
Thursday 24 May 2018   9.00 am – 12.30pm

New Plymouth

Copthorne Hotel Grand Central, 42 Powderham St, New Plymouth

Addressing Visual Processing & Learning Problems In a School Setting
Tuesday 29 May 2018   9.00 am – 12.30pm

Taupo

Taupo RSA, 67 Horomatangi St

Phonological Awareness/Spelling Seminar
Friday 23 March 2018   9.00 am – 12.30pm

Addressing Visual Processing & Learning Problems In a School Setting
Friday 25 May 2018  9.00 am – 12.30pm

Wanganui

Wanganui Kingsgate, The Avenue Wanganui, 379 Victoria Avenue, Wanganui

Phonological Awareness/Spelling Seminar
Wednesday 4 April 218  9.00 am – 12.30pm

Addressing Visual Processing & Learning Problems In a School Setting
Wednesday 30 May 2018  9.00 am – 12.30pm

Masterton

Solway Park Copthorne, High St, Masterton

Phonological Awareness/Spelling Seminar
Thursday 5 April 2018  9.00 am – 12.30pm

Addressing Visual Processing & Learning Problems In a School Setting
Thursday 31 May 2018 . 9.00 am – 12.30pm

Lower Hutt

Champers Motor Inn, 6-10 Pharazyn Street, Lower Hutt.

Phonological Awareness/Spelling Seminar
Friday 6 April 2018   9.00 am – 12.30pm

Addressing Visual Processing & Learning Problems In a School Setting
Friday 1 June 2018 9.00 am – 12.30pm

Nelson

Phonological half day on 10 April – Trailways Hotel – 66 Trafalgar Street, Nelson

Phonological Awareness/Spelling Seminar
Tuesday 10 April 2018   9.00 am – 12.30pm

Addressing Visual Processing & Learning Problems In a School Setting
Tuesday 12 June 2018 9.00 am – 12.30pm

Hokitika

 Phonological half day on 12 April – Beachfront Hotel – 111 Revell Street, Hokitika

Phonological Awareness/Spelling Seminar
Thursday 12 April 2018 9.00 am – 12.30pm

Addressing Visual Processing & Learning Problems In a School Setting
Thursday 14 June 2018 9.00 am – 12.30pm

Christchurch

Phonological half day on 13 April – Hornby Working Mens Club, 17 Carmen Road, Hornby

Phonological Awareness/Spelling Seminar
Friday 13 April 2018   9.00 am – 12.30pm

Addressing Visual Processing & Learning Problems In a School Setting
Friday  15 June 2018   9.00 am – 12.30pm

Timaru

The Grosvenor 26 Cains Terrace, Timaru

Phonological Awareness/Spelling Seminar
Tuesday 8 May 2018 .  9.00 am – 12.30pm

Addressing Visual Processing & Learning Problems In a School Setting
Tuesday 3 July 2018  9.00 am – 12.30pm

Dunedin

Kingsgate Hotel, 10 Smith Street, Dunedin

Phonological Awareness/Spelling Seminar
Wednesday 9 May 2018  9.00 am – 12.30pm

Addressing Visual Processing & Learning Problems In a School Setting
Wednesday 4 July 2018 9.00 am – 12.30pm

Invercargill

Ascot Park Hotel and Conference Centre Cnr Tay and Racecourse Roads, Invercargill

Phonological Awareness/Spelling Seminar
Thursday 10 May 2018  9.00 am – 12.30pm

Addressing Visual Processing & Learning Problems In a School Setting
Thursday 5 July  2018  9.00 am – 12.30pm

Cromwell

Golden Gate Lodge, Barry Avenue, Cromwell

Phonological Awareness/Spelling Seminar
Friday 11 May 2018  9.00 am – 12.30pm

Addressing Visual Processing & Learning Problems In a School Setting
Friday 6 July 2018 .  9.00 am – 12.30pm

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