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Languages Roadshow 2020

Our National Language Advisers and Professional Experts will be delivering a range of workshops designed to support and enhance your classroom teaching.  They will be suitable for all languages and both primary and secondary teachers.

This year we are bringing a range of workshops to the following centres around the country:

Wellington - Monday 31st August

Nelson -Wednesday 2nd September

Christchurch - Monday 7th September

Dunedin -Thursday 10th September

Invercargill-Friday 11th September (1pm-5pm)

Auckland - Monday 14th September

Tauranga - Wednesday 16th September

Hamilton - Thursday 17th September

Napier - Tuesday 22nd September

New Plymouth - Thursday 24th September

Closer to the time we will advise the actual content of each location.

Each event will be from 8.30am to 3pm at venues to be confirmed.  Tea/coffee/morning tea will be provided but please bring your lunch.

Principal approval is required in order to confirm that your school will cover your release for the day


18 August 2020

Developing Students’ Engagement in Learning French

** Update 13 August 2020:  This workshop has been postponed.  New Date: TBC.  


Future Learning Solutions - Centre for Languages, in collaboration with Alliance Française, invite all teachers of French  to a free workshop in Hamilton

Topics covered:

  • Increase students’ engagement
  • Developing confidence when producing language
  • Connecting communities and teachers locally e.g Alliance Française, feeder schools and other schools and globally - overseas schools and programmes - in order to share quality resources and practices

What to bring:  Laptop

Note: we will provide morning tea and lunch. Please advise via e-mail if you have any special dietary requirements to:

** Update 13 August 2020:  This workshop has been postponed.  New Date: TBC.  


Hamilton Girls High School 
HGHS Ward Street Hamilton
Board Room in the Administration Building
Please park on the tennis court, access through Hill Street - Gate 12
Please sign in as visitors in the Administration building, lower level.

Time: 9:00am to 3:30pm


Wednesday 26 August 2020

Growing French Workshop

This workshop aims to gather leaders of French (Heads of Department and Teachers in Charge) from the secondary and primary sector to discuss how to further develop French in New Zealand by looking at:

  • What is done in the different schools to encourage students to learn French and grow the language
  • What are the challenges and opportunities
  • What can/will be done differently in 2021 in terms of programmes
  • Share programmes and resources

Venue: Alliance Française Christchurch, 275 Cashel Street, Christchurch Central

Time: 10:30am to 3:30pm

What to bring: Laptop/notebook

Note: Lunch will be provided.  Please advise via e-mail if you have any special dietary requirements to:

Registrations close: 5:00pm, Friday 21 August.