Developing literacy in geography


How long is the training?

Two 90 minute, online CPD sessions

Option 1:

Session one: Wednesday 10 November 2021 14.30 – 16.00

Session two: Wednesday 24 November 2021 14.30 – 16.00

Option 2:

Session one: Thursday 10 February 2022 14.30 – 16.00

Session two: Wednesday 9 March 2022 14.30 – 16.00

What will I learn?

Across the two sessions we will:

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

Who is the course suitable for?

Geography teachers and leaders, whole-school literacy coordinators

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:

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