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20 May to 1 July / $100, early bird $80


Learn how to strengthen home-school literacy initiatives, support reading at home, and create a robust school reading culture.

Dates, fees, and registration

Date Orientation week 20 to 26 May, 5 week course 27 May to 1 July 2019
Early-bird fee $80
Early bird closes 3 May
Standard fee $100
Registrations close 17 May

Who this online course is for

This is an online course for primary/intermediate school:

  • library staff
  • teachers
  • literacy leaders
  • leadership team members.

Why take this course

  • Strengthen your knowledge of effective home-school reading partnerships.
  • Learn how the library plays an active role in supporting a robust, whole-school reading culture.
  • Improve your professional practice by applying what you learn to your own school context.
  • Learn with the support of a trained, online facilitator.

What you'll learn

On this course you'll learn:

  • what makes an effective home-school reading partnership
  • how to take an evidence-based, best-practice approach
  • examples of successful initiatives in schools and libraries.

What you'll do

  • Use quality resources to gain an understanding of reading engagement.
  • Learn from other course participants by sharing ideas and practice.
  • Participate in problem-solving activities.
  • Create an action plan for an initiative you can implement in your school community.
  • Reflect on your learning.

Register or find out more

Registrations closed 5pm 17 May 2019.

For more information, email debbie.roxburgh@dia.govt.nz.

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