CPD and workshops for school improvement, events, conferences, research and fundraising opportunities.

  • 2 boys studying book.jpg event 21 Mar 2022 - 26 Apr 2022

    Gender and Literacy: Improving boys' reading and writing - online training

    This training helps Key Stage 2 and 3 teachers understand the evidence around boys’ literacy and identify the factors underpinning success, engaging in research and developing their...
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  • Transform writing med.png event 25 Mar 2022 - 30 Jun 2022

    Improving Writing in Key Stage 2 (IPEELL) - Online CPD

    Course to help Key Stage 2 teachers use memorable experiences and to teach self-regulation, building high quality writing
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  • writing transitionTHUMBNAILS.png event 16 Jun 2022

    Writing: supporting transition from KS2 to KS3

    Delivered online, this training examines key skills and expectations as students bridge from KS2 to KS3.
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  • historyTHUMBNAILS15.png event 10 Mar 2022 - 24 Mar 2022

    Developing literacy in history

    Explore the role of academic language and literacy in the secondary history curriculum, and how to promote ways of developing talk, reading and writing in this subject.
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  • building vocabTHUMBNAILS18.png event 13 Jan 2022 - 20 Jan 2022

    Building vocabulary within the secondary curriculum

    Examine the role of academic language in the secondary curriculum and promote ways of teaching different tiers of vocabulary in a range of subjects.
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  • Disciplinary lit thumbnail.png event 12 Jan 2022 - 26 Jan 2022

    Disciplinary literacy for GCSE

    Exploring how subject teachers can support students to develop the literacy skills needed within subject disciplines.
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  • scienceTHUMBNAILS13.png event 24 Jan 2022 - 14 Feb 2022

    Developing literacy in science

    Using evidence from research and theory, this course investigates effective literacy strategies for teaching and learning in science.
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  • Readers in library3.jpg event 25 May 2022

    Diversity Beyond the Bookshelf - Engaging library and school communities

    The third of a series of free webinars designed to help you ensure a diverse and inclusive book collection and reading experience.
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  • Reading_in_class.jpg event 10 Nov 2021 - 11 Mar 2022

    Annual Literacy Survey 2022

    Take part in our survey exploring children and young people’s reading, writing, speaking and listening enjoyment, behaviour and attitudes and get a personalised response for your...
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  • englishTHUMBNAILS11.png event 08 Mar 2022 - 22 Mar 2022

    Developing literacy in English

    Explore the use of reading strategies to support active reading of fiction, non-fiction and 19th century literary texts.
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  • narrative and descriptive writingTHUMBNAILS23.png event 23 Feb 2022 - 16 Mar 2022

    Developing narrative and descriptive writing in English

    Access a new toolbox of techniques to support students’ creative writing.
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  • geographyTHUMBNAILS14.png event 10 Feb 2022 - 09 Mar 2022

    Developing literacy in geography

    Learn how to make reading in geography interactive, improve extended writing and help students unpack exam questions.
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  • reading for pleasureTHUMBNAILS19.png event 10 Feb 2022 - 02 Mar 2022

    Reading for pleasure

    Explore ideas around reading motivation, the use of digital reading platforms and the importance of valuing and promoting all types of wider reading.
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  • reading teachers reading pupils RON.jpg event 28 Feb 2022 - 29 Jun 2022

    Teaching Reading in KS2 - online CPD

    Develop practical strategies for improving reading comprehension by exploring inference, vocabulary and book choice.
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  • Reading-ChampsV3ALCS-04.png event 01 Mar 2022 - 25 May 2022

    National Reading Champions Quiz

    Do you have students aged 10 to 14 who love reading and would enjoy a fun team challenge? Sign up for the National Reading Champions Quiz!
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  • Lit in Colour.jpg event 30 Mar 2022

    Dealing with difficult texts and promoting anti-racism

    The second of a series of free webinars designed to help you ensure a diverse and inclusive book collection and reading experience.
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  • Arctic Challenge event 28 Jan 2022 - 31 Jan 2022

    The Arctic challenge 2022

    The Arctic challenge is a unique opportunity to test your resilience and explore one of the most unspoilt environments on the planet.
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  • Wally event 19 Mar 2022 - 20 Mar 2022

    Where's Wally? Weekender fun run 2022

    Don the classic Where’s Wally? red and white stripes and run, walk or jog your own 1k, 5k or 10k route to help support the literacy of disadvantaged children.
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  • Tom Palmer - After the War event 24 Jan 2022

    Holocaust Memorial Day 2022 event – Holocaust survivor Mala Tribich in conversation with Tom Palmer

    Join author Tom Palmer and Holocaust survivor Mala Tribuch for our free, online 30-minute webinar as they discuss events from WW2 and commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day. Suitable...
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  • baby in air.PNG event 14 Mar 2022

    Talk To Your Baby 2022: Sustainable solutions for a connected future

    How can we build on the success of current early years practice to ensure the optimum early language potential and positive life outcomes of future generations?
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  • what is disciplinary literacyTHUMBNAILS7.png event 19 Jan 2022

    What is disciplinary literacy?

    New to, or developing your understanding of the concept of disciplinary literacy? This course introduces the concept and explores practical classroom strategies.
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