Developing literacy in geography


This course

This online training involves two 90-minute sessions.

Session one: Wednesday 9 November 2022 15.30 – 17.00

Session two: Wednesday 16 November 2022 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
  • Line Managers of subject areas


£120 for a single ticket

£1,200 for a group session


  • For all ticketed events contact Kate Warde, Conferences and Events Manager
  • For all group or whole-school training enquiries contact Nisha Tank, Programme Manager, School Improvement

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