Introduction to Specific Learning Disabilities Two-day Course (Level 3 NZQA-approved)

Professional development (PD) Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Canterbury, Otago

Posted: 04 March 2020
Notice reference #: 1HA64A

Are you working with a child who is not progressing as you would expect?
Are you struggling to support a child or adult with dyslexia?
Are you a teacher/teacher aide who wants to reach more children in your classroom?
Are you a Learning Support Coordinator taking on a new role?
Are you aware of children who are disruptive, withdrawn, bright but not achieving?

SPELD NZ’S two-day introductory course is for you!  A recent participant said "this was brilliant - touched so many areas.  It gave me so much insight and encouragement, plus tools and tips."

This is an introductory course, suitable for those parents/caregivers, employers and educators who have limited or no knowledge about SLD.

It gives insights into why Specific Learning Disabilities occur, what it is like to have dyslexia or other SLD and offers strategies for helping these learners in the classroom and at home.

Spaces are limited and registration details are available at or phone (0800) 773 536.

Scholarships may be available for classroom teachers to attend.

Fee: SPELD NZ Members: $250 per person or early bird payment of $200

Non-members: $350 per person or Early bird price $300

Includes: Course notes, tea and coffee. Early bird pricing cut-off dates will vary, depending on the course dates.

For a more in-depth course please talk to us about SPELD NZ’s NZQA-approved Level 5 training.

Events summary


19 March 2020 – 20 March 2020


26 March 2020 – 27 March 2020


26 March 2020 – 27 March 2020

Bay of Plenty

01 May 2020 – 02 May 2020


07 May 2020 – 08 May 2020

Further information

Contact: Sally (North Island) or Justine (South Island) -

 (0800) 773 536