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 can invoice your school. View our Terms and Conditions here.

Monday 2nd September

9.30am - 2.30pm

BNZ Partner Centre
Level 1, 84 Esk Street


Tuesday 3rd September
9.30am - 3pm

BNZ Partner Centre
Level 1, 98 George Street

Thursday 5th September

9.30am - 3pm

Beachcomber Conference Centre,

23 Beach Street, Tahunanui


Friday 6th September
9.30am - 3pm

Novotel Christchurch
52 Cathedral Square


Saturday 6th September
9.30am - 3pm

Novotel Ellerslie (Kauri Room),

Green Lane East, Ellerslie

Tuesday 10th September

9.30am - 3pm

Forum North Convention Centre

7 Rust Avenue, Whangarei


Wednesday 11th September
9.30am - 3pm

Distinction Hotel & Conference Centre, 100 Garnett Ave


Thursday 12th September
9.30am - 3pm

Novotel Ellerslie (Kauri Room),

Green Lane East, Ellerslie


Tuesday 17th September
9.30am - 3pm

Basin Reserve

Mt Cook, Wellington

Wednesday 18th September
9.30am - 3pm

BNZ Partner Centre,
13-15 Devon Street East


Thursday 19th September
9.30am - 3pm

Conference & Function Centre

354 Main Street, Palmerston Nth


Friday 20th September
9.30am - 3pm

The Crown Hotel

22a Waghorne Street, Napier

Monday 23rd September

9.30am - 3pm

BNZ Partner Centre,

67 Customhouse Street

Wednesday 25th September

9.30am - 3pm
Novotel Rotorua

Tutanekai Street


Friday 27th September

9.30am - 3pm

Trinity Wharf

51 Dive Crescent, Tauranga


- Funding

- Testimonials

- Resources

- Leadership GOLD

- Team Leaders Toolbox

- Boys in Literacy

- Collaborative Culture

- Leadership

- Building Teams

- Working Across Generations

- Team Culture

- Literacy

- Growth Mindset