ACSA Webinars
Term 3

Danielle Toon, Co-Director and Susannah Schoeffel, Education Consultant, Evidence for Learning (part of Social Ventures Australia) and Jenny Mackay, Dandenong North Primary School

Evidence-informed literacy strategies to improve primary students' learning

Wednesday 21 July 2021 7-8pm AEST


            Danielle Toon                         Jenny Mackay                  Susannah Schoeffel      

There is a substantial evidence base when examining how to improve literacy in the Primary setting. Educators in this webinar will learn about how to improve literacy of their students. You will investigate the two Evidence for Leaning Guidance Reports dedicated to primary literacy, along with the evidence from the Teaching & Learning Toolkit and how this was implemented at Dandenong North Primary School.

AITSL Standards Addressed:
2.1 Content and teaching strategies of the teaching area
2.5 Literacy and numeracy strategies

Why should you attend?
Literacy is a crucial skill to foster in primary students, this webinar will help you understand the key building blocks of literacy and how they work together.

What will you learn?

  • A general overview of the evidence-based recommendations for improving literacy outcomes for primary students.
  • Knowledge about the latest global research on what strategies are leading to improved literacy outcomes.
  • Examples of how these recommendations are being translated into the classroom in an Australian school.
  • Adoption of how these recommendations can be used at a whole school and classroom level.

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