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Developing literacy in history

Developing literacy in history

This course

This online training involves two 90-minute sessions

Session one: Monday 6 November 2023 15:30-17:00
Session two: Monday 20 November 2023 15:30-17:00

Course content

  • Uses evidence from research to investigate effective literacy strategies for teaching and learning in history
  • Explores active reading strategies to engage with a variety of texts
  • Develops strategies to support vocabulary acquisition
  • Explores how to move students informal talk into formal, academic written language
  • Reflects on the importance of modelling the reading to writing sequence to improve writing


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

For more information, download the course agenda.


£120 for a single ticket

£1,200 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.