UC Education Plus

The primary role of UC Education Plus is to provide professional development programmes and advice to educators within our Southern region. Support is also offered in some areas of the North Island.

  • PrimaryProfessional learning and development programmes for primary schools and teachers.
  • SecondaryAs part of the Te Tapuae o Rehua consortium, we provide PLD for secondary schools.
  • Courses PLD courses designed to support teaching, learning and classroom practices.
  • Who can help me?Who to contact if you want to contact a Team Leader or Facilitator.


Developing Constructive Writers - Reading Recovery Literacy Seminar

Nelson 20 September, Christchurch 22 September. Reading Recovery, UC Education Plus, presents a special 'literacy' event for Reading Recovery teachers, Year 1-3 teachers and literacy leaders. Special guest presenter Dr Barbara Watson QSO will be presenting on: responding more effectively to individuals; writing for reading; guided writing in classrooms.
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Inspirational Fono - Canterbury Pasifika Project

Meetings held in Timaru, Ashburton and Christchurch. All teachers and leaders in Canterbury Early Childhood Education centres are invited to attend this one-day meeting which aims to strengthen early learning opportunities for Pasifika children.
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Mathematics Lead Teacher Workshops 2016

The key focus of these workshops is to provide a support network for lead teachers of mathematics and to engage and inspire teachers in the most recent maths pedagogy. Workshops are suitable for both experienced lead teachers and those new to the role. Although each workshop covers new material, they will continue the themes explored in previous years.
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Content Courses: Unpacking Number 2016

These three half-day cluster meetings have been reconfigured and extended following feedback in 2015. The focus is on enhancing teachers’ understanding and skills in mathematics and learning by exploring the big picture of number, the key ideas in the Number Framework, current mathematical thinking, and unpacking common stumbling blocks.
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UC Education Plus partnerships

Te Tapuae o Rehua Consortium

Te Tapuae o RehuaUC Education Plus, is part of a consortium which has been awarded English and Māori Medium Ministry of Education contracts. Te Tapuae o Rehua brings together the consortium of Ngāi Tahu, University of Canterbury and University of Otago.
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  • UC Education Plus - Mātauranga Ake
  • UC Education Plus
    University of Canterbury
    Private Bag 4800, Christchurch
    New Zealand
  • Phone +64 3 367 0700