Developing literacy in English

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How long is the training?

Two 90 minute, online CPD sessions

Option 1 - Autumn

  • Session one: Tuesday 5 October 2021 14.30 – 16.00
  • Session two: Thursday 18 November 2021 14.30 – 16.00

Option 2 - Spring

  • Session one: Tuesday 8 March 2022 14.30 – 16.00
  • Session two: Tuesday 22 March 2022 14.30 – 16.00

What will I learn?

This course explores:

  • Using evidence from research and theory to investigate effective literacy strategies for teaching and learning in English
  • Exploring the use of reading strategies to support active reading of fiction, non-fiction and 19th century literary texts
  • Developing strategies to support the acquisition of academic vocabulary
  • Reviewing key writing conventions for evaluative writing
  • Discussing the use of academic writing tools to support analytical writing.

Who is the course suitable for?

Early Career English teachers, teaching assistants working in English, postholders in English with a responsibility for literacy, literacy leaders

What are the costs?

£110 for a single ticket

£1,200 for a group session

Course queries

For more information, or to make a group booking e.g. for an INSET session, contact Nisha Tank: nisha.tank@literacytrust.org.uk