What is disciplinary literacy?

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The Education Endowment Foundation’s guidance, Improving Secondary Literacy, is clear about the importance of disciplinary literacy - also known as academic or subject-specific literacy. Our training is designed to help teachers understand how language works in different subjects, and how they can support students to read, write and communicate effectively in their specified subject area.

How long is the training?

This online training involves one 90-minute session.

Option 1: Monday 6 December 2021 15.30 – 17.00

Option 2: Wednesday 19 January 2022 14.30 – 16.00

What will I learn?

  • Introduces the concept of disciplinary literacy
  • Looks at evidence and research

Who is the training suitable for?

  • For teachers who are new to or starting to develop the concept of disciplinary literacy
  • Would support an experienced literacy practitioner to lead this training in their own setting

What are the costs?

£55 for a single ticket

£550 for a group session

Course queries

For more information, or to make a group booking e.g. for an INSET session, contact Nisha Tank: nisha.tank@literacytrust.org.uk

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