Supporting Oral Language in the Classroom (Webinar)

Professional development (PD) New Zealand (nationwide)

Posted: 24 January 2020
Notice reference #: 1HA4tQ

In this webinar, you will hear the latest research about how children learn language and how adults can support this amazing process.

You’ll come away with a clear understanding of what exactly is oral language and learn some easy, evidence-based ideas for what to do in the classroom to support it. This is ideal for busy teachers who want to easily embed oral language goals in their everyday teaching.

What you'll learn:

  • What is communication, oral language and the differences between speech and language
  • Understand the latest research on how children learn language
  • How you can easily practise and support oral language growth everyday in your classroom

Target audience:

Early childhood teachers and primary teachers in the Junior syndicate who want to understand more about oral language, how it underpins literacy and learning, and how they can support it in all their learners.

When: Wednesday 19 February 2020 @ 3.30pm (1 hour)

Cost: $195 +GST per school (Up to 50% OFF for small schools – see full details)

Register now, even if you are unable to make the live webinar, no problem! Register anyway to receive a recording after the event.

About the presenter:

Catherine has over 20 years experience as a Speech and Language Therapist and has specialised in the topic of oral language. She is the founder and clinician at, a specialist speech language therapy service for helping children talk and helping teachers to help children talk and think. She also works for the Nelson Tasman Kindergarten Association to ensure early childhood programmes are delivered with evidenced-based speech language expertise. She is a frequent guest speaker on the topic of oral language and has written for the local newspaper to promote communication and education in the community.

Events summary

New Zealand (nationwide)

19 February 2020 – 19 February 2020

Further information

Contact: Richard Dams

 (0800) 737 855