Cracking the Code - Boys in Literacy


Keynote Speaker, Marshall Diggs MEd, will inspire, teach and empower you with best-practice skills and strategies to engage and improve Boys in Literacy as he shares from his reservoir of experience as a Principal, PLD Presenter, Literacy leader and father of three boys.


  • What is your data telling you about boys’ literacy achievement levels?

  • Are there discrepancies in your boys’ achievement data?

  • Is your school’s target Boys / Literacy?

Boys in Literacy is a fresh look at best-practice pedagogy as well as emergent pedagogy that is proven to actually works in improving boys’ achievement levels, particularly in literacy. Grounded in recent international research, including research from the McGill Centre for Research in Neuroscience, you will come away equipped with truck-loads of hands-on practical tools, and be armed and dangerous with the skills, strategies and inspirations to crack the code and enable boys to achieve and succeed in literacy.


By attending Cracking the Code – Boys in Literacy:

  • You will gain an understanding of the neurological construct and development of boys’ brains;

  • You will be equipped with an array of best-practice pedagogical approaches that work for enabling and empowering boys;

  • You will receive valuable resources and strategies to lead staff workshops around improving boys’ literacy achievement levels.


If you don’t want to miss this incredible opportunity to discover the secrets to unlocking boys’ minds and empowering them to achieve in literacy, then BOOK NOW for Boys in Literacy.


We value connection, that’s why a delicious morning tea and lunch is included. Just one less thing for you to worry about.

Book Now for our Early Bird Special of $299. We make it simple and will email a GST invoice to your school within 2-3 days of the tickets being purchased. View our Terms and Conditions here.

Or take advantage of our group offer: bring 4 teachers for just $999. Select four tickets, fill in the delegate details and enter the coupon code GROUP4 to receive your discount. A full GST invoice will be emailed to your school within 2-3 days.

Boys in Literacy is back by popular demand. Click on a link below for venue details.


Monday 7th September
9.30am - 2.45pm

Scenic Circle Southern Cross
118 High Street

Tuesday 8th September

9.30am - 2.45pm

The George

50 Park Terrace


Thursday 10th September
9.30am - 2.45pm

Distinction Hotel
175 Cuba Street


Monday 14th September

9.30am - 2.45pm

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Central Auckland


Tuesday 15th September

9.30am - 2.45pm

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Central Auckland

Thursday 17th September

9.30am - 2.45pm

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Friday 18th September
9.30am - 2.45pm

Novotel Lakeside
Tutanekai Street