Developing literacy in science


This course

This online training involves two 90-minute sessions.

Session one: Thursday 10 November 2022 15.30 – 17.00

Session two: Thursday 24 November 2022 15.30 – 17.00

Course content

  • Uses evidence from research and theory to investigate effective literacy strategies for teaching and learning science (physics, chemistry and biology)
  • Introduces active reading strategies with science texts
  • Develops knowledge and strategies for teaching scientific vocabulary
  • Introduces a framework for modelling and planning longer writing questions


  • 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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