Teachers Certificate Course - SPELD NSW

Supporting children and adults with specific learning difficulties

Teachers Certificate Course

Teachers' Certificate CourseAPPLICATIONS OPEN FOR 2022The SPELD NSW Teachers’ Certificate Course is a highly regarded Professional Learning program aimed at developing teacher understanding of Specific Learning Difficulties and effective, evidence-based instruction in literacy and literacy intervention. The course is focused on language and literacy development, with individual modules on Learning, Oral Language, Phonemic Awareness and Phonology, Explicit Phonic Intervention, Fluency, Vocabulary & Comprehension, Spelling, Handwriting & Morphology, and Writing, Adjustments and Intervention Planning.

In 2022, SPELD NSW will be offering the Teachers’ Certificate Course twice.  The first time in Terms 1 & 2 and the time in terms 3 &4.  The Teachers’ Certificate Course will be run entirely online with a combination of online activities and live webinars. 

The cost of the Teachers’ Certificate Course is $2,250 (inc GST).  The course cost includes Individual SPELD NSW membership worth $70.  For more details on application and payment (including payment plans) please see the below Information Pack.

Why consider the SPELD NSW Teachers’ Certificate Course 

The SPELD NSW Teachers’ Certificate Course is suitable for Learning Support teachers, Primary School Classroom teachers, High School literacy and support teachers, new graduates and specialist tutors. 

What is the course structure?

What are the course outcomes? 

2022 Course Dates

Fully Online Course – Terms 1 and 2

  • Introductory Week – 31 January to 6 February. Live webinar on 3 February, 6.30pm-7.30pm 
  • Module 1 – 7 February to 27 February – Live webinar on 26 February, 9am to 12.30pm
  • Module 2 – 28 February to 20 March – Live webinar on 17 March, 6.30pm to 8.30pm
  • Module 3 – 21 March to 10 April – Live webinar on 7 April, 6.30pm to 8.30pm
  • Module 4 – 18 April to 15 May – Live webinar on 5 May, 6.30pm to 8.30pm
  • Module 5 – 16 May to 12 June – Live webinar on 9 June, 6.30pm to 8.30pm
  • Module 6 – 13 June to 3 July – Live webinar on 23 June, 6.30pm – 8.30pm

Fully Online Course – Terms 3 and 4

  • Dates to be confirmed

Teachers' Certificate Course Modules

The Teachers' Certificate Course is run online in a combination of online activities and live webinars
The course includes pre-recorded lecture, videos, readings, quizzes and live online/face to face workshops, practical application and reflection tasks. An online learning platform with discussion forums provides opportunities to collaborate.

What teachers are saying about the Teachers' Certificate Course

“This was by far the best course I have ever done and would highly recommend it. All six modules were practical and informative. The online format made it easier for me to complete it, as I could work around teaching and family commitments. I have made many adjustments to my own teaching practice based on what I have learnt and have seen the positive impact of this on the students I teach. I now feel much more confident in my role as Learning Support teacher as I have a wealth of knowledge I can draw from.”
“I learnt so much, with many "Ah Hah!" moments. This course brought together so many elements of lived experience and best practice theory, seamlessly connecting them. I feel I have developed a strongly integrated skill set, with awareness of big picture connections, as well as the specific knowledge and skills needed to confidently and effectively ensure a highly inclusive, adaptable approach that supports learners to succeed. Thank you!”
"The SPELD Teacher Certificate Course provided valuable knowledge, skills and strategies to support students in developing literacy and numeracy skills. This course taught me things that should be essential for every teacher in every school. I feel empowered to make a difference to my students.”

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