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Early Literacy Practices
Early Literacy Practices

Wed, 10 Jul



Early Literacy Practices

How do we get our tamariki excited about literacy? Build knowledge and skill to support oral language and emerging reading and writing skills in an Early Childhood setting.

Time & Location

10 Jul 2024, 9:30 am – 10:30 am


About the event

What can I expect?

In this interactive and practical workshop, participants will look at the three elements of early literacy (oral language, early phonemic awareness and  print knowledge and preparing to write) and ways to engage Tamariki with these important skills.

What are the learning outcomes?

  • Understand the elements of early literacy and what these look like in an early childhood setting
  • How to plan for early literacy practices in a Tamariki lead learning setting
  • How to observe and notice early literacy progress and how to plan for next steps

Who is this workshop for?

Early Childhood Kaiako, team leaders and centre managers

Who is the workshop facilitator?

Dr Melissa Derby. Melissa is a Senior Lecturer in child development, specialising in early literacy. She works with ECE services and the wider community to support tamariki learning through talk, local curriculum, bi-cultural frameworks and with whānau as first teachers.


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