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


Term 3 (Click for more details)

August 2019

  • Mon 19: Information Evening for Parents: Dyslexia – what it is and how to help (free session) (No Certificate)
  • Tues 20: Explicit teaching techniques for reading and spelling: whole class, small group or one to one
  • Thurs 22 (am): What SPELD SA does (free session) (No Certificate)
  • Fri 23: Software Sampler Session: Try before you buy!
  • Tues 27 (am): Teaching a child (4, 5 and 6 years old) to read and write (free session) (No Certificate)
  • Wed 28: Inclusive reading in the 21st Century
  • Fri 30: Parent Workshop with Carol Allen: Dyslexia and ICT
  • Sat 31: Conference - Inclusive Practices for all Learners (Adelaide Convention Centre)

 September 2019

  • Tues 3: Supporting success in high school (No certificate)
  • Thurs 5 - Fri 6: Talk for Writing Workshop
  • Thurs 12: FULL  Higher Performing Students seminar
  • Mon 16: Making the most of PowerPoint
  • Thurs 12: SPELD SA AGM

Term 4 (Click for more details)

October 2019

  • Tues 15: Dyslexia and other learning disorders: Introductory seminar (Certificate Course)
  • Wed 16: Explicit teaching techniques for reading and spelling: whole class, small group or one to one
  • Sat 19 (am): Jolly Phonics – Session 1: How to get started? (at SPELD SA)
  • Sat 19 (pm): Jolly Phonics – Session 2: So they know the sounds: What next? (at SPELD SA)
  • Mon 21: Making independent writers of students with working memory problems
  • Tues 22: Getting started as a SPELD SA tutor
  • Tues 29 - Fri 1 November: Sounds~Write 4 day Workshop

November 2019

  • Mon 4: Differentiating the curriculum for Upper Primary and High School Students: Writing Tasks
  • Tues 5 (pm): Teaching a child (4, 5 and 6 years old) to read and write (free session) (No Certificate)
  • Mon 18: Dyslexia: How to recognise and accommodate Junior Primary & Primary students in the classroom
  • Mon 25 (am): What SPELD SA does (free session) (No Certificate)
  • Thurs 28: Software Sampler Session: Try before you buy!

December 2019

  • Fri 20: SPELD SA closes for Christmas break

Term 1 2020

January 2020

  • Tues 14: SPELD SA opens

February 2020

  • Sat 1: Getting Started as a SPELD SA Tutor
  • Mon 3: Information Evening for Parents: Dyslexia – what it is and how to help (free – no certificate)
  • Sat 8 (am): Jolly Phonics – Session 1: how to get started?
  • Sat 8 (pm): Jolly Phonics – Session 2: so they know the sounds, what next?
  • Mon 10: Dyslexia and other Learning Disorders: introductory seminar
  • Sat 15 (am): Jolly Phonics – Session 1: how to get started?
  • Sat 15 (pm): Jolly Phonics – Session 2: so they know the sounds, what next?
  • Wed 19: Differentiating the Curriculum for Upper Primary and High School Students - reading tasks
  • Tues 25: Resilience & Self-esteem
  • Thurs 27: Software Sampler Session: try before you buy!
  • Sat 29 (am): Jolly Grammar – Session 3: spelling focus
  • Sat 29 (pm): Jolly Grammar – Session 4: grammar focus

March 2020

  • Mon 2: Phonological Awareness
  • Tues 3 (pm): Teaching a Child (4, 5 and 6 years old) to Read and Write (free - no certificate)
  • Wed 4: Explicit Teaching Techniques for Reading and Spelling: whole class, small group or one-to-one
  • Tues 10: Removing Barriers to Understanding Number
  • Wed 11: Singapore Maths
  • Thurs: 19 Dyslexia: how to recognise and accommodate JP & Primary students in the classroom
  • Sat 21: The Spelling Rules Program
  • Wed 25: Exploring Decodable Readers
  • Thurs 26: Higher Performing Students, through the implementation of evidence-based literacy instruction

April 2020

  • Thurs 2: Supporting Success in High School (no certificate)

Term 2 2020

April 2020

  • Wed 29: Sensory Integration

May 2020

  • Sat 2 (am): Jolly Phonics – Session 1: how to get started?
  • Sat 2 (pm): Jolly Phonics – Session 2: so they know the sounds, what next?
  • Tues 5: Number Sense Fun
  • Wed 6: Inclusive Reading in the 21st Century
  • Sat 9 (am): Jolly Phonics – Session 1: how to get started?
  • Sat 9 (pm): Jolly Phonics – Session 2: so they know the sounds, what next?
  • Tues 12: Dyslexia and other Learning Disorders: introductory seminar
  • Sat 16: Getting Started as a SPELD SA Tutor
  • Wed 20: Differentiating the Curriculum for Upper Primary and High School Students: writing tasks
  • Sat 23 (am): Jolly Grammar – Session 3: spelling focus
  • Sat 23 (pm): Jolly Grammar – Session 4: grammar focus
  • Tues 26: Information Evening for Parents: Dyslexia – what it is and how to help (free - no certificate)

June 2020

  • Thurs 18: Explicit Teaching Techniques for Reading and Spelling: whole class, small group or one-to-one
  • Mon 22: Dyslexia: how to recognise and accommodate JP & Primary students in the classroom
  • Wed 24: Higher Performing Students, through the implementation of evidence-based literacy instruction
  • Tues 30: Listening to your Child Read: how to make it more enjoyable and effective (no certificate)

July 2020

  • Wed 1 Making Independent Writers of Students with Working Memory Problems
  • Thurs 16 Reading Comprehension

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