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Courses relevant for mentor teacher development

If you are a mentor teacher or interested in becoming one, there are many training providers offering professional development mentoring courses.

To the best of our knowledge, the courses below align with key principles of the Induction and Mentoring and Mentor Teachers Guidelines, however they have not been formally audited or reviewed by the Council.


Title PG/PD? Duration Location Contact information More information
Massey University Meaningful Mentor Development: Building a whole school educative mentoring culture to enhance teaching and learning (Secondary)


PD Varies National

Adie Graham
Colleen Douglas

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Massey University

Pilot programmes for retention of PRTs in Māori medium settings

PD Varies Wharekura nationally, Ngati Porou kura Colleen Douglas Heneriata Milner  
Massey University 263701: Enhancing Teacher Learning and Mentoring PG One semester

Palmerston North
and Extramural

Dr Jenny Poskitt

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Otago University EDUC462: Mentoring Teachers PG Varies according to module Dunedin Helen Trevethan

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Te Tapuae o Rehua

Workshops & online PLD modules
for mentors, PLD coordinators and school leaders supporting
PRTs in English medium schools (1-13) 

PD Varies according to module 22 locations nationwide Joan Turner

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Inspired ECE ECE Mentor Development Programme   4 full day workshops Auckland, regionally on demand Barbara Watson

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Inspired ECE Having Difficult Conversations Workshop PD One day TBA Barbara Watson

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University of Auckland EDPROFST 762: Mentoring Teachers PG Equivalent to one semester. Taught across the year Auckland Ngaire Hoben

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Victoria University of Wellington EPOL511: Effective mentoring and coaching for educational leadership PG Semester one. Block course (Saturdays) Mixed delivery: 3 days on campus plus online Kate Thornton Cherie Chu

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