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Learning MATTERS company bio

Learning MATTERS provides evidence-based support for children with learning differences and professional learning support for teachers and leaders. We specialise in supporting schools with the transition to Structured Literacy. We do this using our iDeaL Approach which is founded on the Science of Reading and provides kaiako with the knowledge and the tools to teach using a systematic and cumulative evidence-based approach to foundational literacy. 

We are a passionate team with an overarching goal to tautoko an andragogical and pedagogical shift in literacy practice to ensure literacy outcomes are lifted for ALL students in New Zealand. We believe this can be achieved through clear and consistent direction and with a Structured Literacy approach. 

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Carla McNeil bio

Carla McNeil
Bed, Dip T, AMADA Australian Dyslexic Assoc
Managing Director, Consultant, and Speaker at Learning MATTERS

Carla McNeil is the Founder and Managing Director of Learning MATTERS, an organisation that provide evidence-based support for children with learning differences and professional learning support for teachers and leaders.

Before establishing Learning MATTERS, Carla served as a Classroom Teacher, School Principal, Maths Advisor at the University of Waikato, and assisted her son William as he walked his journey with Dyslexia, APD, and ADD. Carla has always had a vested interest in education.

She is a member of the steering group Lifting Literacy Aotearoa, presents nationally, enjoys regular topical conversations with a variety of professors and specialists within the education sector, and has been an advisor on the MOE Dyslexia kete.

Carla is a structured literacy advocate. A passionate, committed influencer and leader in education looking to share her knowledge with educators across New Zealand to positively impact ALL students and ultimately change the course of literacy achievement in this country.

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