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Professional Member Snapshot – Devon Barnes
Discover Devon Barnes' journey spanning over 60 years in speech pathology. As a dedicated professional member of SPELD NSW, Devon's retirement marks a milestone filled ...
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Launch of SPELD NSW Learning & Resource Hub!!
SPELD NSW is excited to launch the SPELD NSW Learning & Resources Hub!! This Hub will be the home for downloadable resources and on-demand learning ...
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Donate to support the work of SPELD NSW
Your donation goes directly to the work that we do to support families.  With your support, we can continue to offer free support to families ...
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The Spotlight: NEW Decodable Book Selector for NSW Department of Education GPC Instructional Sequence
SPELD NSW has published a new Decodable Book Selector to make it even easier for schools using the NSW Department of Educational GPC Instructional Sequence ...
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The Spotlight: Developing a Professional Learning model that works
School leaders, what is your professional learning plan this year? Having worked with many schools to support change in literacy practices, we wanted to share ...
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Dyslexia Decoded: A Suite of Webinars from Learning Links
Dyslexia Decoded courses from Learning Links are designed for busy teachers and speech pathologists looking for self-paced flexible learning.
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NEW Reading Decodable Books videos on YouTube!
Check out the SPELD NSW Reading Decodable Book series now available on YouTube. A great resource for both teachers and parents.
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SPELD NSW Launches the Teaching Reading in K-2 Webinar Series
SPELD NSW is excited to launch the Teaching Reading in K-2 Webinar Series. Short webinars for K-2 teachers and leaders about implementing evidence-based reading instruction ...
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The Spotlight – Phonics and Morphology: A Love Story 
The Spotlight - Phonics and Morphology: A Love Story. How phonics and morphology work together so English spelling makes sense!
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The Spotlight – There’s no such thing as an irregular word! 
What actually is an irregular word?? And how does that understanding impact our reading instruction?
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The Spotlight – Phonics: it’s not just about the sounds and letters!  
Phonics is not just about learning how phonemes or speech sounds relate to these squiggles we call letters. What else is involved in great phonics ...
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Vale Dr Donald Gillies
Don Gillies, a valued member of the SPELD NSW Board from 2009 to 2019, died on January 7. In 2021 he was conferred Life Membership ...
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The Spotlight – Kickstart your year in Kindy Literacy!
Great tips for setting up the year right for evidence-based literacy instruction in Kindergarten! Routines - phonics - handwriting and more!
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SPELD NSW Holiday Closure
The SPELD NSW team wishes you a safe and happy holiday season! The SPEL DNSW Bookstore, Office and InfoLine are closed from 20 December to ...
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SPELD NSW Launches Morphology Resources for Kindergarten in the Members’ Hub!
SPELD NSW is extremely excited to launch our new Morphology Resources for the Kindergarten extended code in our Members' Resources Hub!
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Professional Learning
Professional Learning for Terms 1 and 2, 2024 now available!
SPELD NSW has launched our 2024 Terms 1 and 2 Professional Learning. Book now to secure your place with Early Bird discounts available for SPELD ...
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New Titles in the SPELD NSW Bookstore for Term 4!
Check out the new titles in the SPELD NSW bookstore in Term 4! New decodable readers, games and resources!
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Updated Decodable Book Selectors now available
SPELD NSW is excited to publish updated Decodable Book Selectors this week including two NEW Decodable Book Selectors!
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Join the team
Join our Team – Administrative Assistant
SPELD NSW is looking for a part-time Administrative Assistant to join our team!
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Understanding and Teaching Reading Comprehension Workshop
Last chance to book to see Profs Jane Oakhill (University of Sussex, UK) and Carsten Elbro (University of Copenhagen, Denmark) speak on the important components ...
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