Wellington Literacy Association

Council Details

The Wellington Literacy Association (WLA) Committee is made up of 

  • an enthusiastic team of volunteers
  •  passionate about literacy who work together to provide
  • high quality
  • affordable professional development to educators in the greater Wellington area, so they can empower and develop the literacy skill of their learners.

Our Logo:

The Wellington Literacy Association Logo

The large black koru represents the teacher, while the white baby fern fronds, that grow from left to right represent the teacher nurturing the learner so they can grow and develop their Literacy skills and knowledge.

Whakataukī 

Poipoia te Kākano kia puawai

Nuture the seed and it will grow

 

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Events

  • Thu 24th Feb 2022

    A CLOSER LOOK AT SHARED READING Sheena Cameron and Louise Dempsey

    In this practical workshop, Sheena and Louise will present information and ideas about this powerful reading approach that can be used at all levels of the school. This workshop will cover: • the benefits of using shared reading across all levels • planning and managing shared reading • resources to…

  • Past Events

  • Thu 23rd May 2019

    Expanding Oral Language in the Classroom.

    Dr. Jannie Van Hees will demonstrate how to develop the ‘culture of gifting’ in a classroom with a group of learners – from the stance of teachers and from the stance of learners learning together - the why, the how and the what.

  • Thu 14th Mar 2019

    Harnessing The Power of your Sub Conscience

    Teachers usually know what they should be doing to maintain a good work/life balance, but they often find there is a gap between their good intentions and actions

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Mon 19th Mar 2018 — Sun 13th Jan 2019

    Murray Gadd The Effective Teaching of Writing

    Murray Gadd The Effective Teaching of Writing The Wellington Literacy Association To enrol, please email your name, school and number of teachers attending to Melinda :wgtnlitassoc@gmail.com An invoice will be emailed to you. Why not take the opportunity to join WLA and benefit from

News

  • Wellington Literacy Association Term 1 2017 Professional Development

    Catch up with what the Wellington Literacy Association is doing in Term 1 2017