Round 3 applications for Ministry support for Better Start Literacy Approach (BSLA) professional support will now open Monday 20 September 2021 and close on Thursday 28 October 2021.

The Ministry will inform schools of the outcome on Friday 12 November 2021.

You are invited to register for Ministry of Education and University of Canterbury information zooms on Wednesday 15 September. We will discuss what BSLA is, how does it achieves good outcomes for learners and how to apply for Ministry support.

You can register for one of two sessions by clicking the links:

The Round 3 BSLA microcredentials will take place with University of Canterbury in Terms 1 and 2 2022 as planned.

We hope that this deferral will make it easier for you to make applications while you are meeting learners’ needs under COVID restrictions.

If you have questions about the BSLA professional support, contact foundational.learning@education.govt.nz.

Round 3 applications for Ministry support for Better Start Literacy Approach (BSLA) professional support will now open Monday 20 September 2021 and close on Thursday 28 October 2021.

The Ministry will inform schools of the outcome on Friday 12 November 2021.

You are invited to register for Ministry of Education and University of Canterbury information zooms on Wednesday 15 September. We will discuss what BSLA is, how does it achieves good outcomes for learners and how to apply for Ministry support.

You can register for one of two sessions by clicking the links:

The Round 3 BSLA microcredentials will take place with University of Canterbury in Terms 1 and 2 2022 as planned.

We hope that this deferral will make it easier for you to make applications while you are meeting learners’ needs under COVID restrictions.

If you have questions about the BSLA professional support, contact foundational.learning@education.govt.nz.