Sunrise Photo Credit: Steve Harper
CONTACTING RTLBs during LEVEL 4 LOCKDOWN
Please email your caseworker RTLB for support during lockdown, or for general advice please contact the
The national RTLB service works together with teachers and
schools to support the achievement of students in Years 1-10
who have learning and/or behaviour difficulties.
Cluster 8 RTLBs work in schools in the central-central/east area of Auckland city.
Our name Ngā Manu Āwhina means The Helpful Birds. It was given to us by Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei elders.
Tēnā koutou katoa,
The event for SENCOs, LSCs, Learning Support and Cluster 8 RTLB 'STRENGTHENING THE LEARNING SUPPORT COMMUNITY – “MAHIA TE MAHI", scheduled for the 24th of August has had to be postponed. We will be in touch soon to re-schedule when there is more certainty about face-to-face hui.
We thank you all for your ongoing commitment and work - kia hauraru koutou.
Together weaving the realisation of hopes and dreams
Whakawhanaungatanga: Team work; Empathy; Communication
Ako: Diversity; Competence
Tikanga: Professional attitudes and practices
Ngā Manu Ᾱwhina RTLB work collaboratively using our combined knowledge, experience, skills and professional expertise to nurture and support the growth and wellbeing of mokopuna and the adults around them.
“The thing I loved the most – and still love the most about teaching – is that you can connect with an individual or a group, and see that individual or group exceed their limits.”
– Mike Krzyzewski
SENCO/ LSC Meetings
NGĀ Manu ĀWHINA RTLB cluster8
Workshops for SENCOs/LSCs/
UPDATE at LEVEL 4
E-workshops continue see link below
Workshops for Term 4 can be found on our Workshops Page HERE
Registrations for Term 4 are being taken by the presenters of the workshops directly now.
Click the button on each workshop to register with the presenter by email.
Incredible Years for Teachers Programmes
Our IYT workshops for the year are well underway.
If you have questions about 2021 programmes for teachers please contact
WEllbeing community of practice
Thanks to everyone who took part in the Wellbeing event in Term 1 2021!
To access the links and resources from Dr Denise Quinlan's presentation and the RTLB team, click here for the Wellbeing Noticeboard
new in 2021
let's talk about autism
Term 2 dates are coming soon
These zoom discussions will take place twice a term and offer the opportunity to discuss any Autism related topic in an informal forum with RTLB who have experience supporting students on the Autism Spectrum. This is a forum for SENCOs, LSCs, teachers, teacher aides and RTLB to collaborate.