Literacy-FIT Teacher Aides **Fully Funded** Flexible learning options

Professional development (PD) Bay of Plenty, Manawatu/Whanganui, Wellington, Canterbury, Otago

Posted: 15 February 2024
Notice reference #: 1HAfGP

Calling all Teacher Aides! Embark on a transformative learning journey with our "Literacy-FIT Teacher Aides" workshop, a research-driven professional development program designed to enhance your skills in supporting literacy, especially among boys.

  • Research-Based Techniques: Grounded in international research, including insights from the McGill Centre for Research in Neuroscience, this workshop equips you with cutting-edge teaching techniques to boost student engagement and achievement in literacy.
  • Innovative Tools: Discover innovative strategies to ignite and empower learners' reading and writing abilities.
  • Neurodiversity Support: Gain a deeper understanding of how to teach and support neurodiverse learners effectively.
  • Practical Strategies: Learn research-based learning theories and practical take-aways for immediate implementation, perfect for working with individuals or small groups.
  • Certification: Receive a Literacy-FIT certificate upon completion, acknowledging your enhanced skills and dedication.

Flexible Learning Options:

  • Online Program: Access a comprehensive online program featuring keynote speakers and downloadable presentation slides. Coffee & Korero events across New Zealand are arranged for you connect with facilitators and peers.


  • In-Person Event: Attend the combined in-person event with the Neuro-FIT Teacher Aides workshop for an integrated learning experience and be provided with the online content as well, plus a lovely morning tea and lunch! See the Neuro-FIT workshop details here

Course Details:

  • Fully Funded: This $747 ex GST course is fully funded for Teacher Aides through the Ministry of Education. 
  • Apply for Funding through the MoE - further info HERE. Our courses are found under SET CATEGORY - Growth Culture Literacy-FIT. 

Schools are reimbursed through the MoE for Wages/Travel. Further info HERE.

Events summary


26 March 2024 – 26 March 2024


27 March 2024 – 27 March 2024

Bay of Plenty

28 March 2024 – 28 February 2024


03 April 2024 – 03 April 2024


04 April 2024 – 04 April 2024

Further information

Contact: Keryn Annan

 (027) 560 9301