SPELD NSW offers professional learning and consulting services for schools, teachers and professionals who work with students with specific learning difficulties or who are interested in evidence-based literacy and numeracy instruction.
We run regular publicly scheduled sessions on a range of specific topics and we are available to run in-school professional learning days, half-days or after school workshops.
Our workshops focus on evidence-based literacy and numeracy instruction and best-practice approaches to teach and support students with specific learning difficulties like dyslexia. Workshops are suitable for classroom teachers, learning support teachers and teachers’ aides, tutors, speech pathologists and other allied health professionals.
Support for School Executives and Leaders
SPELD NSW is able to support your school’s executive and leadership teams with developing reading and spelling programs and phonics and morphology scope and sequences that best align with decodables text. Contact us for more information on how we can help you develop whole school approaches to literacy instruction.
Teacher Professional Learning
SPELD NSW is able to deliver Professional Learning which focus on developing teacher discipline knowledge in literacy, bridging the gap between contemporary research and pedagogy and supporting teachers in adopting evidence-based instruction that leads to best outcomes for ALL students, including those with Specific Learning Disorders such as Dyslexia, Dysgraphia and Dyscalculia. See here for more information on teacher professional learning.
Decodable Book and Resource Demonstrations
SPELD NSW provides decodable book and resource demonstrations to schools. Contact us if you would like to attend a zoom walk-through the range of phonics and decodable book resources we offer. It is a great opportunity to gain expert insights into various scope and sequences and understand how the decodable book and phonics resources can be used best to support your learners.