Leadership in Literacy Professional Development Programme

1st Nov 2024

Educational Leadership Centre
Target Audience
School Leaders
Cost (non-member)

NB: This is a partner event, please contact the provider above regarding booking

A short course for Primary and Secondary teachers responsible for leading or delivering literacy, delivered in person over 6 sessions spanning 2 terms.

Course Agenda

Introduction to Leadership Theory from a curriculum leadership perspective

This session will introduce the key concepts of leadership theory and examine how they can be applied in the context of effective curriculum leadership. This content will be revisited throughout the literacy sessions which follow as you consider how to deploy your learning from the programme.

Exploring the links between language and literacy

This session will explain information about key language domains for literacy and how these inform literacy development

Understanding literacy difficulties & the links to language

This session will identify the types and presentation of literacy difficulties and their language.

Examining a structured and explicit approach to literacy learning & intervention

In this session you will learn how to use and apply knowledge to design, implement and support practice that informs pupils’ literacy development

How to assess language skills

In this session we will examine how to identify the underlying process of written language deficits and profile child literacy strengths and needs

Planning for and implementing Change as a leader of literacy

In this session we will consider different implementation models and plan for introducing curriculum change in your setting.

For more information or to register for the programme, please see the Newcastle University CPD portal here

Contact us at elcoffice@newcastle.ac.uk for information on Early Bird and member discounts.


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