Evaluation of Teacher Professional Development Languages (TPDL):

For teachers of languages in years 7-10 and the impact on language learning opportunities and outcomes for students

Publication Details

This study was carried out during 2008 and aims to inform the Ministry about the TPDL and the impact on language learning opportunities and outcomes for students.

Author(s): Sharon Harvey, Clare Conway, Heather Richards & Annelies Roskvist, AUT University

Date Published: December 2009

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AUT - Auckland   University of Technology

CPT1 - Chinese Proficiency Test 1

DELE - Diploma  de Español como  Lengua Extranjera

HOD -  Head of Department

ILT -    Intercultural language teaching

iCLT - Intercultural  Communicative Language Teaching

LIA -    Language  Immersion Award

LL -   Learning  Languages

LLS - Learning  Language Series

LIPIS - Languages in Primary, Intermediate and Secondary Schools

PD -  Professional  Development

PPP - Presentation, practice and production model

NCEA - National Certificate of Educational Achievement

NZALT -  New Zealand Association of Language  Teachers

RFP - Request for Proposal

SPSS - Statistical Package for the Social Sciences

SLA - Second language acquisition

TKI -  Te Kete Ipurangi – The Online Learning Centre

TPDL - Teacher Professional Development Languages

TL - Teaching  Language

WTC -  Willingness to communicate

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