Unless otherwise stated, all sessions will be held at SPELD SA: 298 Portrush Road, Kensington.

You are advised to book early as courses with fewer than 15 enrolments two weeks prior to commencement may be cancelled.

Individual cancellations will attract a 20% fee. No refund is provided for cancellations within 2 weeks of the relevant workshop.

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SPELD SA Workshops


January 2017

  • Mon 16: SPELD SA re-opens
  • Wed 18: What SPELD SA does (free session)

 

Term 1

February 2017

  • Wed 1: Dyslexia and other learning disorders: Introductory seminar (Certificate Course)
  • Wed 8: Getting started as a SPELD SA tutor
  • Sat 11 (am): Jolly Phonics Session 1 - How to get started? (at Immanuel College, Novar Gardens)
  • Sat 11 (pm): Jolly Phonics Session 2 - So they know the sounds: what next? (at Immanuel College, Novar Gardens)
  • Fr 17 & Sat 18: Talk for Writing two day conference (at Immanuel College, Novar Gardens)
  • Tues 21: Information evening for parents: Dyslexia - what it is and how to help (free session, no certificate)
  • Wed 22: Understanding your report
  • Fri 24: Software sampler - try before you buy!
  • Sat 25 (am): Jolly Grammar 1: Spelling Focus (at the Village Well, Aldgate)
  • Sat 25 (pm): Jolly Grammar 2: Grammar Focus (at the Village Well, Aldgate)

 

March 2017

  • Sat 4: Teaching spelling strategies using the School Start Spelling Case
  • Wed 8 (am): Teaching a child (4, 5, and 6 years old) to read and write: free session for parents only (no certificate)
  • Thurs 9: Developing Essential Blending Skills (new workshop)
  • Tues 28: Making independent writers of students with working memory problems
  • Wed 29: Assessment & Differentiation in Jolly Phonics (certificate course) - New workshop

 

April 2017

  • Thurs 6 (am): Dandelion Readers & Dandelion Catch-Up Readers Seminar - presented by Wendy Tweedy, director of Phonic Books UK

 

Term 2

May 2017

  • Wed 3: Dyslexia and other learning disorders: Introductory seminar (Certificate course)
  • Sat 6 (am): Jolly Phonics Session 1 - How to get started? (at The Village Well, Aldgate)
  • Sat 6 (pm): Jolly Phonics Session 2 - So they know the sounds: what next? (at The Village Well, Aldgate)
  • Tues 9: Differentating the curriculum for Upper Primary and High School students: Writing Tasks
  • Wed 10: Getting started as a SPELD SA tutor
  • Tues 16 (pm): What SPELD SA does (free session, no certificate)
  • Wed 17 (pm) Teaching a child (4, 5, and 6 years old) to read and write: free session for parents (no certificate)
  • Sat 20 (am): Jolly Grammar 1 - Spelling Focus (at the Village Well, Aldgate)
  • Sat 20 (pm): Jolly Grammar 2 - Grammar Focus (at the Village Well, Aldgate)
  • Tues 23: Information Evening for Parents: Dyslexia - what it is and how to help (free session, no certificate)
  • Wed 24 (am): Teaching a child (4, 5, and 6 years old) to read and write: Teacher, SSO session (Certificate Course)
  • Fri 26: Software Sampler Session: try before you buy!

 June 2017

  • Mon 5: Dyslexia: How to recognise and accommodate Junior Primary and Primary students in the classroom
  • Tues 6 (pm): Explicit teaching techniques for reading and spelling: whole class, small group, or one-to-one
  • Wed 7: Spelling - an X-ray view of words
  • Wed 21: Planning strategies for students with memory difficulties

 

Term 3

July 2017

  • Tues 25 (am): What Speld SA does (free session, no certificate)
  • Wed 26: Dyslexia and other learning disorders: introductory seminar (Certificate Course)
  • Sat 29 (am): Jolly Phonics Session 1 - How to get started? (at the Village Well, Aldgate)
  • Sat 29 (pm): Jolly Phonics Session 2 - So they know the sounds: what next? (at the Village Well, Aldgate)

 

August 2017

  • Tues 1: Differentiating the curriculum for Upper Primary and High School students: reading tasks
  • Wed 2: Getting started as a SPELD SA tutor
  • Sat 12 (am): Jolly Grammar 1 - Spelling Focus (at the Village Well, Aldgate)
  • Sat 12 (pm): Jolly Grammar 2 - Grammar Focus (at the Village Well, Aldgate)
  • Mon 21: Information evening for parents: Dyslexia - what it is and how to help (free session, no certificate)
  • Tues 22 (am): Explicit teaching techniques for reading and spelling: whole class, small group or one-to-one
  • Wed 23: Developing essential blending skills (New workshop)
  • Fri 25: Software sampler session: Try before you buy!
  • Tues 29 (am): Teaching a child (4, 5, and 6 years old) to read and write: free session for parents (no certificate)
  • Wed 30: Inclusive reading in the 21st Century

 

September 2017

  • Thurs 7: SOS - Spelling for Older Students
  • Wed 20: Making the most of PowerPoint
  • Thurs 14 (pm): SPELD SA AGM
  • Thurs 21 (pm): Jolly Phonics for tutors and SSOs (at SPELD SA)

 

Term 4

October 2017

  • Wed 18: Dyslexia and other learning disorders: introductory seminar (Certificate Course)
  • Sat 21 (am): Jolly Phonics Session 1 - How to get started? (at The Village Well, Aldgate)
  • Sat 21 (pm): Jolly Phonics Session 2 - So they know the sounds: what next? (at The Village Well, Aldgate)
  • Tues 24: Making independent writers of students with working memory problems
  • Wed 25: Getting started as a SPELD SA tutor
  • Tues 31 (pm): Teaching a child (4, 5, and 6 years old) to read and write: parent session (no certificate)

 

November 2017

  • Mon 6: Information Evening for Parents: Dyslexia - what it is and how to help (free session, no certificate)
  • Wed 8 (pm): Teaching a child (4, 5, and 6 years old) to read and write: Teacher, SSO session (Certificate Course)
  • Mon 20: Dyslexia: how to recognise and accommodate Junior Primary and Primary students in the classroom
  • Wed 22: Mandated Notification Training refresher course
  • Fri 24: Software Sampler Session: try before you buy!

 

December 2017

  • Tues 5 (pm): What SPELD SA does (free session, no certificate)
  • Thurs 21: SPELD SA closes for Christmas break

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