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

  • reading for learningTHUMBNAILS3.png event 21 Sep 2021 - 28 Sep 2021

    Reading for learning

    From learning to read to reading to learn, explore disciplinary reading, active reading strategies, and how to support struggling and EAL learners.
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  • historyTHUMBNAILS15.png event 23 Sep 2021 - 07 Oct 2021

    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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  • Berlin Marathon event 26 Sep 2021

    Berlin Marathon 2021

    The Berlin Marathon is the world’s fastest marathon, and its flat route means that it is perfect for first-timers, or great if you want to beat your personal best.
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  • what is disciplinary literacyTHUMBNAILS7.png event 29 Sep 2021

    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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  • Teenagers looking at tablets and mobile phones event 01 Oct 2021 - 30 Nov 2021

    Online communication, literacy and wellbeing survey

    Launching in early October, this survey explores young people’s literacy and how it interacts with their online communication
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  • Virgin London Marathon.jpg event 03 Oct 2021

    Virtual Virgin Money London Marathon 2021

    By joining #TeamLiteracy and running for the National Literacy Trust you can help us change the life stories of some of the UK’s most vulnerable children.
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  • englishTHUMBNAILS11.png event 05 Oct 2021 - 18 Nov 2021

    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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  • building vocabTHUMBNAILS18.png event 06 Oct 2021 - 20 Oct 2021

    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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  • Pupils at Robsack Wood Primary Academy show us how they drop everything and read.jpg event 08 Oct 2021

    Take 10 author event, October 2021

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  • Disciplinary lit thumbnail.png event 13 Oct 2021 - 03 Nov 2021

    Disciplinary literacy for GCSE

    Exploring how subject teachers can support students to develop the literacy skills needed within subject disciplines.
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  • Child raising hand in class event 19 Oct 2021 - 20 Oct 2021

    Building Vocabulary and Early Language

    This one-day workshop helps teachers develop their knowledge of how words work and suggests practical strategies for direct instruction.
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  • reading for pleasureTHUMBNAILS19.png event 02 Nov 2021 - 16 Nov 2021

    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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  • scienceTHUMBNAILS13.png event 04 Nov 2021 - 18 Nov 2021

    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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  • mathsTHUMBNAILS12.png event 04 Nov 2021 - 18 Nov 2021

    Developing literacy in mathematics

    Explore the role of academic language and literacy in the secondary mathematics curriculum, and how to promote ways of developing talk, reading and writing in this subject.
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  • geographyTHUMBNAILS14.png event 10 Nov 2021 - 24 Nov 2021

    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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  • Transforming writing event 18 Nov 2021 - 21 Apr 2022

    Improving Writing in KS2 (IPEELL) - online training

    Course to help Key Stage 2 teachers use memorable experiences and to teach self-regulation, building high quality writing
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  • narrative and descriptive writingTHUMBNAILS23.png event 24 Nov 2021 - 08 Dec 2021

    Developing narrative and descriptive writing in English

    Access a new toolbox of techniques to support students’ creative writing.
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  • kuanish-reymbaev-o_lLsdVTxak-unsplash.jpg event 24 Nov 2021 - 26 Nov 2021

    Primary Conference: Literacy by Stealth

    A panel of experts will share insights on the wealth of cultural experiences which can enhance spoken language, reading and writing.
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  • Three boys reading event 29 Nov 2021 - 01 Dec 2021

    Reading for Pleasure in KS2 online CPD

    CPD exploring the transformative potential of reading for pleasure and how to drive an improved reading culture in your school.
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  • Libraries Week image event 09 Dec 2021

    Bringing Diversity to Your Library Collection

    The first 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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