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Improvements in applying for PLD

The new online PLD application system is now live. This replaces the previous PLD Journal spreadsheet. The PLD application process is now easier, clearer and user friendly. 

You can now develop and submit your term 1 2020 PLD proposals online. To find more information on how to access and apply for PLD, go to Apply for PLD.  

This is the first of three releases. A second release is expected on 28 February. After the second release, your PLD proposal can be reviewed by members of your area allocation panel. 

A third release is expected on 27 March. After this, you will be notified of the outcome of your proposal through the online PLD application system. 

All support materials for the online PLD application system can be found in Help and user guides

Once each release is live, we’ll be checking to ensure the system works smoothly. If you identify any issues, please let us know by emailing

Managing existing PLD allocations

If you have a PLD allocation that began before term 1 2020 and are using the PLD Journal spreadsheet, continue to use this until you have completed your PLD journey and the Final Report is submitted.

Please send PLD Journals to and your regional offices for processing.

Find a facilitator

If your school, kura, Kāhui Ako, or cluster has been allocated PLD support by the Ministry of Education, you can browse the database to find the facilitator(s) who might be the right fit for your PLD allocation.


Latest news

  • Education Review Office report on PLD in Schools read more
  • Implementing the new PLD priorities, online system and other PLD improvements read more
  • 2019 PLD Provider Annual Reports read more