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Please email your caseworker RTLB for support or for general advice please contact the
Liaison RTLB for your school or one of the Leadership Team
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.
Making a positive difference for all cluster schools
Together realizing hopes and dreams
Kia puawaitia ō tatou tumanako, ō tātou moemoea
Cluster 8 Ngā Manu Ᾱwhina RTLB work together, 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
wellbeing event save-the-date
RTLB Cluster 8's Wellbeing Event is re-scheduled for 9 and 10 August Term 3. Information will be posted here early in Term 2.
Strengthening the learning support community - Joint workshop
Ngā Manu Āwhina RTLB Cluster 8 and Ministry of Education Learning Support invite Cluster 8 SENCOs and LSCs to our joint workshop on Tuesday 20th June
The focus of our day is to strengthen the relationships within the Learning Support Community by working together kanohi ki te kanohi. Our community will have the opportunity to work together on practical examples that are connected to our contexts. We will explore these using the layers of Te Tūāpapa and 'One Plan' frameworks that underpin our practice model - He Pikorua.
incredible years programmes
Our IY leaders are Wendy email@example.com and Chris Graham firstname.lastname@example.org
In 2023 we will lead both Incredible Years for Teachers (IYT) and Incredible Years Helping Children with Autism (IYA) programmes.
INCREDIBLE YEARS AUTISM
The first programme this year is in Term 2. There are 6 sessions with the dates below. The venue is at Royal Oak Primary School in the RTLB meeting room (Crown Street)
Friday 28th April
Thursday 4th May
Thursday 18th May
Thursday 25th May
Thursday 8th June
Thursday 15th June
CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION
Capable effective literacy community
CAPABLE is a community of teachers who are interested in effective literacy practices centred on a structured approach to literacy teaching. CAPABLE stands for a Collaboration of Auckland Practitioners Advancing Better Literacy for Everyone (one step at a time).
Meetings are twice a term. For dates and venues please contact Julie Nugent at email@example.com
Face to face and e-workshops
Information about workshops for 2023 is on the Workshops page HERE.
Zones of Regulation: Michele Hucker POSTPONED, NEW DATE TBA at RTLB meeting room
Teaching Emotional Regulation from dysregulation through co-regulation to self regulation: Jo Turner and Barbara Hannant Wednesday 24th May 9.30am-2.30pm at RTLB meeting room
Bounce Back: Michelle Grey-Lamont Monday 29 May 2-4pm at RTLB Meeting room
Teacher Wellbeing: Maryanne Manuyag Wednesday 7 June 3.30-5pm at RTLB Meeting room.
Autistic Learners: Titania McKenzie Monday 12 June 3.30-5.30pm and Monday 26 June 3.30-5pm at RTLB meeting room
Reframing and responding to behaviour: Jo Turner Wednesday 14 June (changed date) 9.30-12 at RTLB meeting room Royal Oak Primary School.
Mental Health Education and Wellbeing: Tracey Richardson on-line e-workshop.Wednesday 14th June (changed date), 3.30pm - 4.30pm