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Here you will find information and resources about being an NZSL teacher and for use in your NZSL class. You'll access free resources to teach NZSL, share teaching ideas, watch examples of NZSL lessons, and much more!

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Approximately 60 people attended NZSLA's hui on 26-28 October 2018. The following topics were covered: current updates in the NZSL teaching field (e.g. NZSLTA, NCEA, SLPI, Assessment for children etc), future impacts (e.g. EGL - Enabling Good Lives, curriculum development, TeachSign updates). We also reviewed the current tutor registration system and discussed setting up a mentoring system for NZSL tutors. Special gratitude goes to the NZSL Board for their financial support  and also the following people for their work to make this hui happen: Rachel Noble, Karla Smith, Ursula Thynne, Josje Lelijveld, Lynette Southey-Ray and Jaime Brown.

People at NZSLTA

NZSLTA appointed a new executive committee at NZSLTA's hui last October. President: Victoria Green. Vice-President: James Pole. Executive committee members: Susie Ovens, Ruth Sullivan, Candice David. Theresa Cooper has also been appointed as NZSLTA's Communications Coordinator. Congratulations to all. Their first meeting will take place this January.

NZSL Professional Development trainings for tutors


NZ Sign Language Teachers Association

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Join us at our hui on 26-28 Oct.

NZSL for Families


TeachSign welcomes new resources for teaching NZSL to families.

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