What is critical in the teaching of Year 1-8 writing

Murray Gadd


* Proudly brought to Nelson in partnership with the Learning Network

Category: Literacy




This course has now run. If you are interested in future professional development with Murray then contact fiona@lancewoodeducation.co.nz


Join Murray for an an interactive and illustrated full-day workshop

This workshop caters for year 1-8 literacy leaders and teachers. It will draw on the best of professional knowledge available, including Murray’s own research.

This full day workshop will-

  • Explore what year 1-8 students should be achieving as developing writers.

  • Undertake an illustrated look at the effective teaching of writing: content, instructional strategies and organisation.

  • Explore ways of working with reluctant or under-achieving writers.



Murray Gadd is an independent literacy consultant who works nationally and internationally on literacy issues, particularly reading and writing. For the Ministry of Education, he led the team that developed the national writing exemplars, he wrote Effective Literacy Practice in Years 5 to 8 and he worked closely on the English sections of the NZ Curriculum.

Booking information-


NB- By completing this enrolment you agree to adhere to the Terms and Conditions of booking.

An invoice will be emailed to your school finance officer, and confimation of your place will be emailed to you once payment has been received.