In collaboration with Hodder Education I'm delivering a series of one-day Phonics training events this October and November. With four courses to choose from you are bound to find something to suit your needs. Course descriptions, dates and locations are listed below. Book your tickets direct with Hodder at www.hoddereducation.co.uk/Events or see quick links below to go straight to each course booking page on their website (links open in new window). Feel free to get in touch with me if you have any queries. Hope to see you in October/November!
'New to Teaching Phonics: getting back to basics'
Don't leave it down to beginners luck: get back to basics with the demands of teaching Phonics so you can get it right first time. Perfect for those new to teaching or those looking for fresh ideas, this one-day workshop led by Phonics expert, Abigail Steel will help you to:
Dates: Tuesday 2nd October 2018 @Liverpool; Thursday 4th October2018 @London
Course code: EN021918 / EN041018
Further details and booking at: www.hoddereducation.co.uk/Event/1839
'Embedding a whole school approach for outstanding Phonics teaching'
Discover tried and tested approaches to help you embed a whole school approach for outstanding Phonics teaching - from exploring how successful schools teach Phonics across Early Years, KS1 and KS2 to focusing on how you can develop your own in-house training sessions.
Dates: Tuesday 9th October 2018 @Liverpool; Thursday 11th October 2018 @London
Course codes: ENG091018 / ENG111018
Further details and booking at: www.hoddereducation.co.uk/Event/1834
'Getting KS2 Phonics back on track'
More and more schools are realising the need for a Phonics approach in KS2 - both as an intervention strategy and as a mainstream classroom method. Come and learn how you can implement Phonics smoothly in a KS2 setting.
Dates: Tuesday 16th October 2018 @Liverpool; Thursday 18th October 2018 @London
Course codes: ENG161018 / ENG181018
Further details and booking at: www.hoddereducation.co.uk/Event/1838
'First Step Phonics: Embedding fun phonics from the start of Pre-Reading'
Learn what phonics could and should look like in Early Years settings - from birth upwards.
Dates: Wednesday 7th November 2018 @Liverpool; Wednesday 14th November 2018 @Birmingham; Wednesday 21st November 2018 @London
Course codes: ENG071118 / ENG141118 / ENG211118
Further details and booking at: www.hoddereducation.co.uk/Event/1836
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