Training Options

Teachers

  • We have investigated a number of SLD teacher training programmes and certificates and are able to discuss the various options with you. For further information, please contact us using the Contact Us page.

  • For teachers wishing to become registered with LDANZ, as a specialist LD teacher, the course/certificate you take will need to be one acceptable to LDANZ. The applicant must be a fully qualified trained teacher. The options available will be discussed with you. For further information, please contact us using the Contact Us page.

Teacher Training Options 2016

Stage 1:

4 week online course ‘What is Dyslexia? An in-depth look’ hosted by the Dyslexia Training Institute, USA
[What is Dyslexia? An In- Depth Look’  - a 3 – 4 week course; US $199
To find out more about courses, dates and registering click here: http://www.dyslexiatraininginstitute.org

Text: Sally Shaywitz, Overcoming Dyslexia

 

Stage 2:

LDANZ Module on interpreting an educational psychologist’s assessment report through to lesson planning.

This course is available on onlinecpd.co.nz.  You will need to set yourself up with a login on the site before you can register for the course.

Once you have a login you can register on the course by clicking here or going to the LDANZ page on the OnlineCPD website and selecting the course from there.

Click here for a document with more information about the course.

For more information, use the Contact Page.

Stage 3:

Mentorship for first 12 - 18 months of teaching as a LDANZ Teacher

For more information, use the Contact Page.

 

Parents and Teacher Aides

  • We are able to discuss and recommend training options appropriate to your need. For further information, please contact us using the Contact Us page.

LD Assessors

  • We can arrange a training package consisting of theory and supervised practice. The applicant must have a level C test user classification from NZCER. The applicant must also have a strong background in education; a trained teacher qualification is normally expected. For further information, please contact us using the Contact Us page.