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

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 (Click for more details)

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)
  • 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)

 

September 2017

  • Thurs 7: SOS - Spelling for Older Students
  • Wed 20: Making the most of PowerPoint
  • Thurs 14 (pm): SPELD SA AGM

 

Term 4 (Click for more details)

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
  • Sat 28: Introduction to Dyscalculia: Maths Difficulties - Identification - Practical Solutions
  • Mon 30: Differentiating the Curriculum for Upper Primary and High School students: Writing Tasks
  • 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
  • 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

 

January 2018

  • Wed 10 - Sat 13: Sounds~Write: four-day conference (at SPELD SA)
  • Mon 15: Speld SA re-opens
  • Fri 19 - Sat 20:Talk for Writing: two-day conference (at Immanuel College, Novar Gardens)
  • Mon 22: What SPELD SA Does (free session, no certificate)

Term 1 (Click for more details)

February 2018

  • Sat 3: A 'hands-on' approach to the Jolly Phonics program (new workshop)
  • Wed 7: Dyslexia and other learning disorders: introductory seminar (Certificate Course)
  • Sat 10 (am): Jolly Phonics session 1: How to get started? (at Immanuel College, Novar Gardens)
  • Sat 10 (pm): Jolly Phonics session 2: So they know the sounds: what next? (at Immanuel College, Novar Gardens)
  • Mon 12: Phonemic Awareness: what it is and what you need to know (new workshop)
  • Wed 14: Getting started as a SPELD SA tutor
  • Tues 20: Differentiating the curriculum for Upper Primary and High School Students - Reading Tasks
  • Sat 24 (am): Jolly Grammar session 3: Spelling Focus (at Immanuel College, Novar Gardens)
  • Sat 24 (pm): Jolly Grammar session 4: Grammar Focus (at Immanuel College, Novar Gardens)

March 2018

  • Thurs 1 (pm): Explicit teaching techniques for reading and spelling: whole class, small group, or one-to-one
  • Fri 2: The School Start Buddy and foundational literacy skills (new workshop)
  • Sat 3: A hands-on approach to teching spelling rules (new workshop)
  • Tues 6: Information evening for parents: Dyslexia - what it is and how to help (free session, no certificate)
  • Wed 7: Spelling - an X-ray view of words
  • Tues 13 (pm): Teaching a child (4, 5, and 6 years old) to read and write (free session, no certificate)
  • Wed 14: Developing essential blending skills
  • Sat 17 (am): Software Sampler - try before you buy!
  • Mon 19: Making independent writers of students with working memory problems
  • Tues 27: Dyslexia: how to recognise and accommodate Junior Primary & Primary students in the classroom

April 2018

  • Mon 16 - Thurs 19: Sounds~Write: four-day conference (Venue TBA)

Term 2 (Click for more details)

May 2018

  • Wed 2: Dyslexia and other learning disorders: introductory seminar (Certificate Course)
  • Wed 9: Getting started as a SPELD SA Tutor
  • Sat 12 (am): Jolly Phonics – Session 1: How to get started? (at the Village Well, Aldgate)
  • Sat 12  (pm): Jolly Phonics – Session 2: So they know the sounds:  What next? (at the Village Well, Aldgate)
  • Tues 15 (am): Teaching a child (4, 5 and 6 years old) to read and write (free session) (No Certificate)
  • Wed 16 (pm): What SPELD SA does (free session) (No Certificate)
  • Mon 21: Reading your Psychological Assessment (New workshop)
  • Wed  23: Information Evening for Parents: Dyslexia – what it is and how to help (free session) (No Certificate)
  • Thurs 24: Voice Input – Does it work? (New workshop)
  • Sat 26 (am): Jolly Grammar – Session 3: Spelling Focus (at the Village Well, Aldgate)
  • Sat 26 (pm): Jolly Grammar – Session 4: Grammar Focus (at the Village Well, Aldgate)

June 2018

  • Tues 5: Dyslexia: How to recognise and accommodate Junior Primary & Primary students in the classroom
  • Fri 8: Software Sampler Session: Try before you buy!
  • Tues 12: Differentiating the curriculum for Upper Primary and High School Students: Writing Tasks
  • Wed 13: Explicit teaching techniques for reading and spelling: whole class, small group or one to one
  • Wed 20: Planning Strategies for Students with Memory Difficulties

Term 3 (Click for more details)

July 2018

  • Wed 25: Differentiating the Curriculum for Upper Primary and High School Students: Reading Tasks
  • Sat 28 (am): Jolly Phonics – Session 1: How to get started? (at the Village Well, Aldgate)
  • Sat 28 (pm): Jolly Phonics – Session 2: So they know the sounds: What next? (at the Village Well, Aldgate)

August 2018

  • Wed 1: Dyslexia and other learning disorders: Introductory seminar (Certificate Course)
  • Sat 4 (am): Jolly Grammar – Session 3: Spelling Focus (at the Village Well, Aldgate)
  • Sat 4 (pm): Jolly Grammar – Session 4: Grammar Focus (at the Village Well, Aldgate)
  • Wed 8: Getting started as a SPELD SA tutor
  • Mon 13: Phonemic Awareness: What it is and what you need to know (New workshop)
  • Sat 18 (am): What SPELD SA does (free session) (No Certificate)
  • Mon 20: Information Evening for Parents: Dyslexia – what it is and how to help (free session) (No Certificate)
  • Tues 21: Explicit teaching techniques for reading and spelling: whole class, small group or one to one
  • Thurs 23: Developing Essential Blending Skills
  • Fri 24: Software Sampler Session: Try before you buy!
  • Tues 28 (am): Teaching a child (4, 5 and 6 years old) to read and write (free session) (No Certificate)
  • Wed 29: Inclusive Reading in the 21st Century

September 2018

  • Thurs 13: SPELD SA AGM
  • Mon 17: Making the most of PowerPoint

Term 4 (Click for more details)

October 2018

  • Tues 16: Dyslexia and other learning disorders: Introductory seminar (Certificate Course)
  • Thurs 18: Explicit teaching techniques for reading and spelling: whole class, small group or one to one
  • Sat 20 (am): Jolly Phonics – Session 1: How to get started? (at the Village Well, Aldgate)
  • Sat 20 (pm): Jolly Phonics – Session 2: So they know the sounds: What next? (at the Village Well, Aldgate)
  • Mon 22: Making independent writers of students with working memory problems
  • Tues 23: Getting started as a SPELD SA tutor
  • Tues 30: Information Evening for Parents: Dyslexia – what it is and how to help (free session) (No Certificate)

November 2018

  • Sat 3: A ‘hands-on’ approach to Jolly Grammar 1 using the School Start Spelling Case (new workshop)
  • Mon 5: Differentiating the curriculum for Upper Primary and High School Students: Writing Tasks
  • Tues 6 (pm): Teaching a child (4, 5 and 6 years old) to read and write (free session) (No Certificate)
  • Mon 19: Dyslexia: How to recognise and accommodate Junior Primary & Primary students in the classroom
  • Thurs 29: Software Sampler Session: Try before you buy!

December 2018

  • Mon 3 (am): What SPELD SA does (free session, no certificate)
  • Thurs 20: SPELD SA closes for Christmas break

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