What RTLB Do


Resource Teachers: Learning and Behaviour (RTLB)
Working collaboratively to improve student learning and behaviour (Years 1-10)


RTLB provide
Support for teachers/kaiako to raise achievement of learners/ākonga

RTLB work
•Involves a planned, solution-focused process
•Builds on student strengths and interests
•Is sensitive to cultural needs
•Promotes inclusion

RTLB consult with
•Teachers/kaiako and key school staff
•Ministry of Education Learning Support staff
•Other support agencies if required

RTLB may
•Help schools develop programmes that best suit the learner
•Access resources for better learning
•Help teachers understand and modify challenging behaviours
•Upskill teachers to better meet the learning needs of students
•Help to access specialist support

Access to RTLBRequests for RTLB support are made through schools. Each school meets regularly with their Liaison RTLB to discuss how needs can best be met and identify which ones require specific RTLB involvement. Caregiver informed consent is required before a case can begin.

Te Whiri Kōkō
Te Whiri Kōkō is the name of the RTLB cluster, with 38 specialist teachers, supporting 114 schools across the Tararua, Manawatu, Horowhenua, Otaki and Kāpiti regions.
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