Leading Adult Learning to improve learning for all workshops

Grow your leadership skills with Leading Adult Learning.

A collaborative partnership with internationally acclaimed educator Joan Dalton

If you lead the learning of adults and teams in your school or workplace and want to:

  • build your own and others' capabilities to engage in skilful, rigorous, learning-focused conversations,

  • increase teamwork effectiveness and collective responsibility for improving student learning,

then this programme is tailor-made for you.

We are excited to offer this highly successful adult learning programme

Constructed with the support and mentorship of Joan Dalton, this programme will enable you to:

  • create a learning-focused culture

  • build effective collaboration and teamwork skills

  • engage in different types of powerful conversations that move learning forward

  • develop your leadership and ‘Art of Facilitation’ expertise in working with adult learners

  • use a wealth of practical strategies, tools and protocols to enhance the effectiveness of the adults you lead.

The workshop series will include:

  • Five workshop days spread out over the year. This could be face-to-face or online depending on which one you choose.

  • Coaching - each participant will be offered 3 x 30 minute sessions of personalised coaching, face to to face or via zoom depending on location

  • Resources - Each participant will receive their own full set of Joan Dalton’s Learning Talk Books.

"The five books are gold. Every time we open one we find even more useful things" Participant feedback.

learning talk books

Your Investment

Registrations are $2250 + GST per person for a face-to-face course. An online course is $1800 + GST per person. Discounts apply to two or more participants.

Please note - if you have MOE regionally-allocated PLD, the cost of this workshop may be able to be met in full by this. To explore this option, please contact Sam Wright at s.wright@evaluate.co.nz.

If you would like this course to come to you, please contact s.wright@evaluate.co.nz to discuss options.

Updated dates for 2024, as of 25 January

8 May 24 - 23 Oct 24
Tai Tokerau

Day 1 and 2: 8 & 9 May 2024, Day 3 and 4: 29 & 30 August, Day 5: 23 October

Location: Whangārei

Time: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Venue: Barge Showgrounds Events Centre

28 May 24 - 11 Sep 24

Day 1 and 2: 28 & 29 May 2024, Day 3 and 4: 30 & 31 July 2024, Day 5: 11 September 2024

Location: Wellington

Time: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Venue: Miramar Links Golf Club, 1 Steward Duff Drive, Wellington, 6022

11 Jun 24 - 22 Oct 24

Day 1 and 2: 11 & 12 June 2024, Day 3 and 4: 27 & 28 August 2024, Day 5: 22nd October 2024

Location: Auckland

Time: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Venue: Eden Garden and Events Centre, 24 Omana Ave, Epsom

26 Jun 24 - 18 Sep 24

Day 1 and 2: 26 and 27 June 2024, Day 3 and 4: 6 and 7 August 2024, Day 5: 18 September 2024

Location: Online

Time: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Who is this for? All educational leaders including Kāhui ako ‘within school’ and ‘across school’ leaders, and lead principals in their kāhui ako (across site) teams.

Get in touch with our team now