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Research School Network: An Evidence Informed Approach to Improving Literacy in Primary Schools This programme will explore the recommendations from the EEF Literacy Guidance Reports.

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An Evidence Informed Approach to Improving Literacy in Primary Schools

This programme will explore the recommendations from the EEF Literacy Guidance Reports.

Tickets *

£ 345 - per delegate

* Limit 1 per person

Dates

3 November, 2021
10:30 - 15:30

Durrington High School- The Research Centre
The Boulevard
Worthing -

12 January, 2022
15:30 - 17:30



Online Module -

23 March, 2022
15:30 - 17:30



Online Module -

4 May, 2022
15:30 - 17:30



Online Module -

22 June, 2022
10:30 - 15:30

Durrington High School- The Research Centre
The Boulevard
Worthing -

This programme will explore the recommendations from the EEF primary Literacy Guidance Reports and how they can be successfully implemented across a school.

Who is it aimed at?

Primary leaders responsible for literacy.

What will be covered?

  • Become familiar with the implementation process and how to use this to exact change at a whole school level.
  • Recognise the foundational importance of Speech, Language and Communication as the basis for teaching literacy and become familiar with the evidence around this.
  • Develop an understanding of the link between oracy and reading, the dimensions of teaching decoding and comprehension and the evidence around this.
  • Understand the evidence behind the best way to develop writing and how to develop basic skills of writing (transcription skills).

What will you know/​be able to do by the end of the programme?

  • Review and evaluate existing approaches to teacher development.
  • Produce a detailed and coherent implementation plan for teaching literacy and feel confident to deliver this
  • Understand how to keep your plan on track, what evidence to use to evaluate progress and how you can save time in doing this as a leader.

What will be the potential impact on teachers and pupils as a result of this training?

  • Literacy in your school will be evidence-informed.
  • Staff will understand how each component of literacy is interwoven and reliant on each other.
  • Staff will understand the vital role of speech, language and communication and be better able to develop this in their classrooms.

Further reading

How to Support Classroom Talk – Part 1

EEF Blog: Whole-class reading – choose your strategy carefully if you don’t want to miss the mark

EEF Blog: Getting to grips with reading comprehension strategies



Toria Bono

Toria Bono

Evidence Lead in Education

Toria has had many roles in the primary sector, from class teacher to school leader, but is happiest when she is teaching children. She currently teaches at Thomas A Becket Junior School and wants all children to have the best possible learning opportunities. She is committed to using research to inform her decisions about how best to teach and is keen to support other educators to do so

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Kim Brown

Kim Brown

Evidence Lead in Education

Kim Brown is Deputy Headteacher at Southwater Junior Academy who is passionate about giving all children the best deal possible during their time at school. Throughout her career, she has been involved in numerous county and countrywide evidence- based projects, improving standards in teaching and learning in her own and other partnership schools. She has a strong personal drive for developing an understanding of how to provide a quality education for disadvantaged pupils.

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