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.

More detailed information on our ISLD course is available here.

“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:

  • Training subsidies may be available to those with a teaching qualification and classroom experience.
AUCKLAND

11 & 12 August (Now full with a waitlist)
More details and the enrolment form available here

22 & 23 September
More details and the enrolment form available here

For Auckland course inquiries, please email support@speld.org.nz

MASTERTON

5 & 6  September
More details and the enrolment form available here
For course inquiries, please email support@speld.org.nz

WELLINGTON

8 & 9 September
More details and the enrolment form available here
For course inquiries, please email support@speld.org.nz

CHRISTCHURCH

19 & 22 August
More details and the enrolment form available here

3 & 4 November
More details and the enrolment form available here

For Christchurch course inquiries, please email southern@speld.org.nz

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