NZLA Regional Events

  • Past Events

  • Waikato
    Thu 14th Mar 2019

    Boy oh Boy Dr Michael Irwin

    Boys make up the majority of the reluctant and underachieving writers in our schools. This majority lag behind girls in written language; they engage in a variety of behaviours to avoid fully participating in the writing process. This presentation will look at some of the reasons for these behaviours and…

  • Waikato
    Fri 1st Mar 2019

    Libraries Alive

    Come along to try out some STEAM workshop ideas that can be run in your library - linked to books/ literacy tasks

  • Canterbury
    Wed 27th Feb 2019

    Canterbury Literacy Association AGM

    Join us for our AGM and then stay on for Book Club at Paper Plus, Bush Inn A great opportunity to discuss books that you have enjoyed during the summer including children’s books. No need to RSVP. Hope to see you there! Contact: canterburyliteracy@nzla.org.nz

  • Otago
    Wed 27th Feb 2019

    Heather McQuillan – ‘I’ve got (nothing) too much to write about’

    'I've got (nothing) too much to write about - ideas for inspiring clever, humorous, and sincere writing from your students' In this workshop teachers will acquire a bank of open-ended prompts to inspire and excite their young writers to get words on the page. We will then explore some key…

  • Wellington
    Wed 13th Feb 2019

    Teaching the Anxious Child – Nathan Wallis

    Whatever the reasons, a large number of children and adolescents report struggling with anxiety and depression. The research points to exercise, diet and meta cognition as the effective approaches to reduce these.

  • Wellington
    Wed 13th Feb 2019

    Teaching the Anxious Teen – Nathan Wallis

    Anxiety and depression: Whatever the reasons, a large number of children and adolescents report struggling with anxiety and depression. The research points to exercise, diet and meta cognition as the effective approaches to reduce these.