Building Literacy Brick by Brick

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Season 1 Episode 1

Join Aidan Stallwood and Chris Youles for our first episode exploring the guiding principles for improving Literacy in your school.

In this episode, we delve into guiding principles for enhancing literacy, emphasising the importance of reading for pleasure, establishing a strong literacy structure, and fostering a collaborative community.

Through insightful discussions, we explore strategies to prevent the “jam sandwich syndrome” and ensure progression in literacy instruction. We uncover the significance of creating a shared language among teachers and prioritising areas for change. From building subject knowledge to implementing effective CPD programs, we navigate the complexities of literacy education, brick by brick. Tune in for practical insights and actionable steps to cultivate a culture of reading and writing excellence in schools.

What you will learn:
  • What are the guiding principles for enhancing literacy?
  • How do we establish a strong literacy structure?
  • How can we ensure progression in literacy instruction?