Course details

Title Mentor Teacher Programme - Northland (term 2-3)
Target group Primary and intermediate mentor teachers
Topic Mentor Teachers
Level Intermediate
Venue Tai Tokerau Campus - University of Auckland, Alexander Street, Whangarei
Facilitator(s) Judy Taingahue
Description This three-day programme enables mentor teachers to support provisionally certificated teachers’ inquiry into effective practice. The programme examines the role of the mentor teacher and its corresponding responsibilities. Participants will also examine the practising teacher criteria and standards for the teaching profession. They will learn effective ways to give feedback, analyse teacher practice and provide on-going mentoring and reporting.

Over three sessions the programme will cover:

• The role of the mentor teacher
• Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand updates
• The standards for the teaching profession
• The induction and mentoring programme, roles and
• Use of the release component
• Documentation requirements and the registration process

Inquiry into Practice:
• Observation of practice and feedback to teachers
• Analysis of teacher practice
• Ongoing mentoring and reporting
• The development of portfolios and evidence
Date(s) Friday 17 May 10am-2:30pm @ Tai Tokerau
Friday 14 June 10am-2:30pm @ Tai Tokerau
Friday 2 August 10am-2:30pm @ Tai Tokerau
Fee $470