Building vocabulary within the secondary curriculum

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How long is the training?

Two 90 minute, online CPD sessions

Session one: Wednesday 6 October 2021 15.30 – 17.00

Session two: Wednesday 20 October 2021 15.30 – 17.00

What will I learn?

This course explores:

  • Recent research into the vocabulary gap and its correlation with attainment
  • The role of academic language in the curriculum
  • Ways to teach the different tiers of vocabulary in a range of subject contexts
  • Word morphology and how to teach it
  • A range of strategies for direct vocabulary teaching

The course is suitable for:

Secondary subject teachers and middle leaders

Whole-school literacy leaders or literacy coordinators