Developing literacy in geography


How long is the training?

Two 90-minute, online CPD sessions

Session one: Thursday 10 February 2022 15.30 – 17.00

Session two: Wednesday 9 March 2022 15.30 – 17.00

What will I learn?

Across the two sessions we shall:

  • Use evidence from research and theory to investigate effective literacy strategies for teaching and learning geography
  • Demonstrate active reading strategies to engage with a variety of geographical texts
  • Develop knowledge and strategies for teaching geographical vocabulary and morphology
  • Understand how to develop informal talk into formal writing
  • Use a process to model how reading can improve extended writing in geography

The course is suitable for:

Geography teachers and leaders, whole-school literacy coordinators