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Narrative Pedagogies & Story Telling Workshop
Thursday 25 May, 3:30pm - 5pm

Learn how to implement narrative pedagogies across the curriculum - for primary and intermediate teachers!

Educators Del Costello and Dr Melissa Derby have teamed up to provide participants of this workshop with the essential elements required to implement storytelling and narrative pedagogies across the curriculum.


This workshop will support Kaiako as we prepare for the curriculum refresh and execute the delivery of the Aotearoa NZ Histories Curriculum, integration of structured literacy and oral language development.

We will cover:

  • The power of story

  • Growing personal confidence and storytelling skills

  • Making natural and authentic curriculum connections

  • Connecting story to early literacy

  • Cost: $20 per person (paid online)

Registrations can be made via TryBooking - click here.

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Meet your expert course facilitators

Del Costello works with leaders, facilitators, staff and teams in schools, ECE and Kāhui Ako, where she can facilitate the development of sustainable professional learning communities and improve outcomes for learners.

She's proud to be the Founder and Director of Coactive Education, and provide our suite of services to Aotearoa's education sector.

Find out more about Del Costello at

Melissa is a Senior Lecturer in child development, specialising in early literacy. She works with Early Childhood Education centres and communities, to support children’s learning.


Her work focuses on local curriculum, bicultural frameworks, and families as first teachers. 

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