literacy

The Forgotten Years - using the Learning Progression Frameworks for literacy learning in Years 9 and 10

Whenever I see or hear the phrase “forgotten years” two things play through my mind: if I’m honest the first thing is the Midnight Oil song, closely followed by the enigma that is teaching, learning and assessment in Years 9 and 10! It seems a bizarre combination at first glance – one a song about the years between two...

Collaborative, evaluative inquiry for school improvement in literacy

Where to start? What and how much do we need? Questions schools are asking about Literacy support. For many years, I have been working closely with school leaders and teachers to support them as they undertake school improvement in literacy practices. For most schools since 2010, this PLD has been spearheaded by their national standards...

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