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  • SevenPlus workshops available
    23 January, 2016

    SevenPlus workshops are being offered by Sharpreading. For details, please visit

  • AVAILLL workshop announced
    22 January, 2016

    On 19 February we shall run an AVAILLL workshop at Kaiapoi North School for Canterbury teachers.

    Please email us for details.

  • WordLab off to a great start!
    18 January, 2016

    WordLab has gotten off to a cracking start with 45 schools in North and South Canterbury set to implement it in Term One 2016. More info

  • Free intro sessions announced for Christchurch
    15 January, 2016

    On the 4 February we shall be running a free introductory session for WordLab and SevenPlus for Christchurch schools.

    Christchurch East School
    SevenPlus: 3:30-4:15pm and WordLab: 4:30-5:15pm

    If you are interested joining please send us a message.

  • Exciting news for WordLab & SevenPlus!
    12 January, 2016

    We have been talking with researchers at the University of Canterbury who are interested in doing independent studies on the efficacy of both SevenPlus and WordLab.  We are very excited about this as, though they are based on research and best practice, we do not yet have independent research results to support them.

  • New AVAILLL study soon to be released
    6 January, 2016

    In 2016 the independent research team at the University of Canterbury will be publishing the latest study into the use of AVAILLL in Auckland schools.  This will add to the already considerable research that has already been published.  View research to date.

  • SevenPlus published in NZLA journal!
    2 January, 2016

    The journal of the New Zealand Literacy Association, Reading Forum, will contain in its first 2016 issue an academic paper describing SevenPlus.  If you are a subscriber you will enjoy what this has to offer.