Disciplinary literacy for GCSE

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How long is the training?

This online training involves two 90-minute sessions.

Session one: Wednesday 13 October 2021 14.30 – 16.00

Session two: Wednesday 3 November 2021 14.30 – 16.00

What will I learn?

  • Explores the literacy demands of GCSE subjects
  • Develops strategies for improving reading comprehension, focusing on active reading
  • Highlights different text types for subject areas and  specific writing conventions for different subjects
  • Promotes the teaching of academic language and direct vocabulary instruction
  • Examines the use of key academic writing tools such as nominalisation

Who is the training suitable for?

  • For teachers of GCSE subjects
  • For whole-school literacy leaders or literacy coordinators