ONLINE - Making Talk Count - for Teacher Aides, with Kerry Upson

Professional development (PD) New Zealand (nationwide)

Posted: 05 July 2022
Notice reference #: 1HAUxD

The types of talk that adults engage in with students has a powerful effect on their independence, their ability to problem-solve, their oral language development, their thinking and their growth as learners. This course will focus on strategies for:

  • using talk to build independent learners
  • questioning to build learning conversations
  • interactions with students that enhance language and vocabulary development
  • using talk to promote thinking


At the completion of the course participants will be able to:

  • demonstrate shift in their knowledge and understanding of the significance of quality talk with students.
  • identify some strategies for using quality talk with students to promote thinking and learning.


ONLINE - Making Talk Count - for Teacher Aides with KERRY UPSON

Events summary

New Zealand (nationwide)

23 September 2022 – 23 September 2022

Further information

Contact: Kohia Centre

 (09) 623 88977