Developing literacy in science


How long is the training?

This online training involves two 90-minute sessions.

Session one: Monday 24 January 2022 15.30 – 17.00

Session two: Monday 14 February 2022 15.30 – 17.00

What will I learn?

  • Uses evidence from research and theory to investigate effective literacy strategies for teaching and learning science (physics, chemistry and biology)
  • Introduces active reading strategies with science texts
  • Develops knowledge and strategies for teaching scientific vocabulary
  • Introduces a framework for modelling and planning longer writing questions

Who is the training suitable for?

  • Science teachers
  • Middle leaders and department or faculty leaders
  • Whole school literacy leaders or literacy co-ordinators