Literacy for Learning

Literacy for Life

Literacy for Learning helps students develop the literacy skills they need to do well at school and in their future lives.

We work with teachers and literacy leaders to develop a range of approaches to support reading, writing, speaking and listening. Participating schools receive training, consultancy and resources, working collaboratively to identify priorities and embed sustainable approaches school-wide.

Participating schools

Below you will find access to the resources for each of the training courses offered as part of the Literacy for Learning programme. If you have any questions or need any assistance accessing the materials please email

Not taking part in Literacy for Learning but interested in accessing training? We offer all of the below courses at our nationwide training events. Take a look at our full training list or contact to register your interest.

Participants' areas
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    Language and Literacy within the Curriculum

    3-day training covering reading, writing, speaking and listening
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    Understanding Literacy for GCSEs: Teaching disciplinary literacy

    1-day workshop with specific focus on GCSE specifications
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    Literacy Leadership

    1-day workshop on building and implementing your literacy strategy
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    Literacy for Humanities

    This page includes all the resources for participants of our Literacy for Humanities training.
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    Literacy for Science

    A workshop designed to help teachers develop the literacy skills necessary for science.
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    Literacy for Maths

    A workshop designed to help teachers develop the literacy skills necessary for mathematics.
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Literacy in secondary schools

Research and policy guidance shows that secondary schools need to prioritise disciplinary literacy, embedding reading, writing, speaking and listening in every subject, to ensure no student is left behind.

Read the Education Endowment Foundation guidance on improving literacy in secondary schools