Mentor Teacher Programmes for primary and secondary

Find out about our Mentor Teacher Programmes for 2019.

Primary and Intermediate Mentor Teacher Programme

This three-day programme will enable mentor teachers to support beginner teachers to undertake inquiry into effective pedagogy.

Over three sessions the programme will cover:

Introduction to the Mentor Teacher role

  • Relevant Teaching Council updates 
  • The Practising Teacher Criteria
  • The induction and mentoring programmes, roles and responsibilities
  • Use of the 0.2 allowance
  • Documentation requirements and the registration process

Inquiry into Practice

  • Observation of practice and feedback to teachers
  • Analysing teacher practice
  • Ongoing mentoring and reporting, developing portfolios and evidence

Secondary Mentor Teacher Programme

Auckland - Kohia Centre, Epsom

This three-day programme is for secondary teachers who are mentoring beginning teachers. The workshops will be responsive to participant needs and will include the following:

  • The mentor teacher role
  • Effective educative mentoring conversations
  • Strategies for observation with effective feedback/feed forward
  • Teaching as inquiry
  • Evidence required for full registration
  • Linking the evidence to the Registered Teacher Criteria
  • Sharing content from the beginning teachers workshops including: knowing your learner, collaborative learning, differentiation and behaviour management