SPELD NZ offers NZQA-approved courses and professional development for teachers, special educational needs coordinators (SENCO), teacher aides, families and caregivers. We also host conferences and from time-to-time run community presentations and parent information evenings.

SPELD NZ was rated Highly Confident in our latest NZQA Review.
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SPELD NZ Introduction to Specific Learning Disabilities

Are you a parent or caregiver concerned about your child’s learning journey? Are you a teacher-aide working with a child who is bright but not achieving? This course is for you and anyone else with limited knowledge on specific learning disabilities (SLD) such as dyslexia.

NZ Certificate in Teaching Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities

People with dyslexia and other specific learning disabilities often suffer years of failure and despondency at school. You could be the one to nurture them to success.

SPELD NZ Assessor Training

SPELD NZ Assessor training focuses on the administration and interpretation of the Woodcock-Johnson test batteries. It’s aimed at those have the required NZCER Level C grading.

Personal Stories

Find out how SPELD NZ has helped both children and adults overcome their struggles with dyslexia and other specific learning disabilities.