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Raising Readers: Home and School Connections

Professional development (PD) New Zealand (nationwide)

Posted: 01 April 2019
Notice reference #: 1H9snM

Learn how to strengthen home-school literacy initiatives, support reading at home, and create a robust school reading culture.

Who this online course is for

This is an online course for primary/intermediate school:

  • library staff
  • teachers
  • literacy leaders
  • leadership team members.

Why take this course

  • Strengthen your knowledge of effective home-school reading partnerships.
  • Learn how the library plays an active role in supporting a robust, whole-school reading culture.
  • Improve your professional practice by applying what you learn to your own school context.
  • Learn with the support of a trained, online facilitator.

What you'll learn

On this course you'll learn:

  • what makes an effective home-school reading partnership
  • how to take an evidence-based, best-practice approach
  • examples of successful initiatives in schools and libraries.

What you'll do

  • Use quality resources to gain an understanding of reading engagement
  • Learn from other course participants by sharing ideas and practice
  • Participate in problem-solving activities
  • Create an action plan for an initiative you can implement in your school community
  • Reflect on your learning.

Events summary

New Zealand (nationwide)

20 May 2019 – 01 July 2019

Further information

Contact: Debbie Roxburgh

 (06) 345 9666

debbie.roxburgh@dia.govt.nz

natlib.govt.nz/schools/professional-learning/courses/1009