Disciplinary literacy for GCSE

secondary girls and teacher

How long is the training?

This online training involves two 90-minute sessions.

What will I learn?

  • Explores the literacy demands of GCSE subjects
  • Develops strategies for improving reading comprehension, focusing on active reading.
  • Highlights different text types for subject areas and  specific writing conventions for different subjects.
  • Promotes the teaching of academic language and direct vocabulary instruction.
  • Examines the use of key academic writing tools such as nominalisation.

Who is the training suitable for?

  • For teachers of GCSE subjects.
  • For whole-school literacy leaders or literacy coordinators.

What are the costs?

£1,100 for the 2 sessions

How can I arrange a session?

For more information and to arrange a session, please email Marlene Vasquez-Cain: marlene.vasquez-cain@literacytrust.org.uk