A Reading Classroom

Learning Focus
Australian Curriculum
Start Date

Available anytime

Target Audience: Early career teachers

Years 7 – 10

Program Description

In 2023 Tasmanian Government schools will implement Version 9.0 of the Australian Curriculum with a specific focus on reading.

This program will explore curriculum, pedagogy and assessment aligned to Quality teaching – Expectations for every teacher and the AITSL standards with a focus on reading instructional practices for the English classroom.


Program Outcomes

Participants will:

  • Understand the data and the humans (Know their students)
  • Know how to plan to teach adolescent readers (Know the standards and content)
  • Teach using reading instructional practices (Use effective evidence informed teaching practices)
  • Reflect on their practice through opportunities for coaching
  • Collaborate with their peers as part of a Community of Practice (Reflection and collaborative inquiry)
Australian Professional Standards


  • Standard 1 – Know students and how they learn
  • Standard 3 – Plan for and implement effective teaching and learning
  • Standard 4 – Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments
Location, Dates & Time

This program will occur online and face-to-face, participants are to attend all sessions

Term 2 (2023)

South – Professional Learning Institute – 9:00 am – 3:30 pm

  • Tuesday 9 May 2023 – CANCELLED

North – Tailrace Centre – 9:00 am – 3:30 pm

  • Thursday 11 May 2023 – CANCELLED

Online – 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

  • Wednesday 21 June 2023 – CANCELLED