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Secondary CPD: Developing literacy in English

15 Oct 2024 - 12 Nov 2024




This course

This online training involves two 90-minute sessions

Part 1: Tuesday 15th October 2024 15:30 - 17:00

Part 2: Tuesday 12th November 2024 15:30 - 17:00

Course content

  • Uses evidence from research and theory to investigate effective literacy strategies for teaching and learning in English
  • Explores the use of reading strategies to support active reading of fiction, non-fiction and 19th century literary texts
  • Considers strategies to support the acquisition of academic vocabulary
  • Reviews key writing conventions for evaluative writing
  • Discusses the use of academic writing tools to support analytical writing


  • Non-specialists teaching English
  • Early career English teachers seeking to refresh their understanding of disciplinary literacy in English  
  • Teaching Assistants supporting English
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