Learning MATTERS Intervention Teaching (LMIT) Certification Earns International Dyslexia Association Accreditation PLUS Level 

Friday 8th December 2023

Learning MATTERS is thrilled to announce that the Learning MATTERS Intervention Teaching (LMIT) Certification has achieved Accreditation PLUS level from the International Dyslexia Association (IDA). This recognition is a testament to the course’s alignment with the science of reading, Structured Literacy principles, and adherence to the IDA Knowledge and Practice Standards (KPS) for Teachers of Reading. 

Carla McNeil, Managing Director of Learning MATTERS, states, “It has long been our vision to create a course aligned with the International Dyslexia Association’s Knowledge and Practice Standards. Crafted and executed in New Zealand by our highly knowledgeable team, this accomplishment represents years of passion and planning. The LMIT Certification equips participants with the skills to implement a Structured Literacy approach and contributes to advancing knowledge across New Zealand.” 

The LMIT certification stands out as a leading professional development opportunity, specialising in evidence-based Structured Literacy intervention and aims to enhance knowledge and practice of intervention practitioners. It is the first course in Australasia and the second internationally to achieve an Accreditation PLUS level from the International Dyslexia Association (IDA).

Participants in the 12-month LMIT course benefit from a comprehensive curriculum that includes face-to-face learning, online modules, and a practicum, all supported by LMIT facilitators. The course is designed to empower intervention practitioners with the tools and insights to employ a diagnostic, explicit, systematic, cumulative, and multi-sensory Structured Literacy approach.  

Carla says, “With our first cohort already underway, we look forward to welcoming our second cohort in January, a further cohort is scheduled to commence in July, and more planned for 2025.” 

By achieving the Accreditation PLUS level from the International Dyslexia Association, Learning MATTERS reaffirms its commitment to providing high-quality, evidence-based education and professional development opportunities.  

For more information about the LMIT Certification and other professional learning offered by Learning MATTERS, please visit www.learningmatters/lmit.co.nz 

For more information contact:

Rachael Griffin, Communications, Marketing and Sales

Email: marketing@learningmatters.co.nz


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