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Developing literacy in geography

Developing literacy in geography

This course

This online training involves two 90-minute sessions

Part 1: Thursday 25th January 2024 15:30-17:00

Part 2: Thursday 8th February 2024 15:30-17:00

Course content

  • Uses evidence from research and theory to investigate effective literacy strategies for teaching and learning geography
  • Demonstrates active reading strategies to engage with a variety of geographical texts
  • Develops knowledge and strategies for teaching geographical vocabulary and morphology
  • Explores how to develop informal talk into formal writing
  • Use a process to model how reading can improve extended writing in geography


  • Secondary subject leaders and practitioners
  • Literacy leaders, who may be supporting a subject area

For more information, download the course agenda.


£140 for a single ticket

£1,400 for a group session


  • For all ticketed events contact Jess Hirst, Project Assistant
  • For all group or whole-school training enquiries contact Nisha Tank, Programme Manager, School Improvement

Booking now open

Please contact Jess Hirst if you have any questions.