NZLA Regional Events

  • Past Events

  • Auckland
    Wed 11th Aug 2021

    A seminar with Associate Professor Rebecca Jesson and Professor Janet Gaffney – Who sets the course for literacy in Aotearoa? Kia whakatōmuri te haere whakamuā

    This seminar traces the foundational principles of current research on literacies and languages to their whakapapa in Aotearoa New Zealand.

  • Auckland
    Fri 25th Jun 2021

    Young Authors & Illustrators Workshop

    The Auckland Literacy Association invites students from ALA member schools to our not to be missed Young Authors and Illustrators workshop. This is especially focused for 9 to 12-year-old students (Year 5 – Year 8). The authors and illustrators will discuss their work, the process, pitfalls, inspiration and creation as…

  • Hawkes Bay
    Thu 20th May 2021

    Words build Worlds – Imaginative Play and Literacy Learning

    The session will explore: - Research into play - The power of play in literacy learning - Possible opportunities for incorporating play into programmes (Suitable for teachers of all year levels)

  • Southland
    Sat 15th May 2021

    Southland Literacy Symposium

    We are very excited about this year's keynote speaker Liz Kane and the 16 workshops that we will be offering to you on the day!  The Literacy Symposium is open to all teachers (early childhood, primary & secondary), principals and support staff.

  • Tai Tokerau
    Wed 5th May 2021

    Unpacking Neurodiversity & Dyslexia for Parents – Sarah Sharpe

    These presentations are designed to give whānau/family an understanding of neurodiversity, as well as the strategies to best support their tamariki/children in their educational journey.

  • Tai Tokerau
    Mon 22nd Mar 2021 — Thu 25th Mar 2021

    Shared Book and Reading Aloud Workshop – Jill Eggleton

    Jill Eggleton will present practical ideas for the easy implementation of two whole class literacy approaches – Shared Reading – (Shared Book and Poetry) and Reading Aloud. She will demonstrate how these approaches are an essential part of any literacy programme, regardless of age or stage as they provide some…