How to Teach Phonics in Primary School Aged Children

Professional development (PD) Auckland

Posted: 22 July 2019
Notice reference #: 1H9w80

Intended participants

This 1-day Continuing Professional Development (CPD) event is intended for anyone involved in the teaching of reading or spelling, including primary school teachers, school administrators, speech language therapists and final year students currently studying these degrees.

Readings and resources

There are no recommended pre-readings.

Learning objectives

Following this event participants will:

  • Understand the importance of accurate and automatic word decoding and spelling for reading comprehension and written expression
  • Understand how to teach word reading and spelling with systematic phonics instruction
  • Understand how to teach phonemic awareness and explicitly link it to word reading and spelling
  • Understand how to differentiate systematic phonics teaching to a diverse classroom.

Content and format

This workshop will present evidence-based techniques to teach word reading and spelling using explicit, systematic phonics-based instruction.

Events summary


10 September 2019 – 10 September 2019