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

Our Level 3 NZQA-approved ISLD course gives great insights into what it’s like to have an SLD and why SLD occurs. It also offers constructive, practical strategies to help these learners in the classroom and home.

  • This is a two-day course open to all. It runs from 9am to 4pm and includes a lunch break.
  • No prior qualifications are required to enrol. A certificate is issued on completion of the course requirements.
  • Earlybird Cost:  $200 per person for SPELD NZ members/ $300 for non members
  • Non Earlybird Cost:  $250 per person for SPELD NZ members/ $350 non members
  • Cost includes course notes and morning teas
  • SPELD NZ Friend membership costs $40.  To download a Friend membership form, click here
  • Friend members also receive our magazine and can attend SPELD NZ Professional Development and use SPELD NZ resource libraries
  • As SPELD NZ is a registered charity, the Friend membership fee is tax deductible.

“This was fantastic with loads of information to take home to my son’s school and my role as a teacher aide.”

Introductory Courses coming up:

  • Courses will be run throughout the country in 2021.   Details will be available here once they come to hand.
  • Training subsidies may be available to those with a teaching qualification and classroom experience.
AUCKLAND

8 & 9 December 2020 (NB:  This course is now full)
More details and the enrolment form available here

25 & 26 January 2021
More details and the enrolment form available here

25 & 26 February 2021 (NB:  This course is now full)
More details and the enrolment form available here.

20 & 21 May 2021

For course inquiries, please call 0800 773 536
or email support@speld.org.nz

CROMWELL

18 & 19 March 2021

For course inquiries, please call 0800 773 536
or email support@speld.org.nz

WELLINGTON

26 & 27 March 2021

For course inquiries, please call 0800 773 536
or email support@speld.org.nz 

DUNEDIN

8 & 9 April 2021

For course inquiries, please call 0800 773 536
or email support@speld.org.nz

ROTORUA

15 & 16 April 2021

For course inquiries, please call 0800 773 536
or email support@speld.org.nz 

INVERCARGILL

16 & 17 September 2021
More details & enrolment form available here.

For course inquiries, please call 0800 773 536
or email southern@speld.org.nz

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CHRISTCHURCH

25 & 26 February 2021
24 & 25 June 2021
4 & 5  November 2021

For course inquiries, please call 0800 773 536
or email southern@speld.org.nz

TIMARU

8 & 9 April 2021

For course inquiries, please call 0800 773 536
or email support@speld.org.nz

BLENHEIM

20 & 21 May 2021

For course inquiries, please call 0800 773 536
or email support@speld.org.nz

HAWKE’S BAY

25 & 26 June 2021

For course inquiries, please call 0800 773 536
or email support@speld.org.nz

HOKITIKA

4 & 5 November 2021

For course inquiries, please call 0800 773 536
or email support@speld.org.nz

BAY OF PLENTY

Term 1 TBC

For course inquiries, please call 0800 773 536
or email support@speld.org.nz

RANGATIKEI

May TBC

For course inquiries, please call 0800 773 536
or email support@speld.org.nz

Introductory courses are run according to demand.  If you are interested in one for your area, do contact us as at support@speld.org.nz