Essential Literacy Practices – Prep to Year 2

Learning Focus
Early Years
Start Date

Available anytime

Program Description

A series of workshops designed to develop and deepen understandings of evidence informed practice in literacy for those working with learners in Prep – Year 2.

Participants will have opportunities to link research to practice, build collaborative networks and have access to resources and tools to support their work providing quality literacy environments and practices.

A small action research project will also form part of the learning program.

Program Outcomes

Participants will:

  • Deepen their understanding of research-supported instructional practices
  • Use evidence-informed research to reflect and act on current literacy practices
  • See examples of quality literacy practices from Tasmanian schools
  • Consider developmentally appropriate assessment for literacy learning across Prep – Year 2
Australian Professional Standards


  • Standard 1 – Know students and how they learn,
  • Standard 2 – Know content and how to teach it,
  • Standard 3 – Plan for and implement effective teaching and learning,
  • Standard 4 – Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments,
  • Standard 5 – Assess, provide feedback and report on student learning,
  • Standard 6 – Engage in professional learning,
  • Standard 7 – Engage professionally with colleagues, parents/carers and the community


  • Leading teaching and learning
Location, Date & Time

This 7 hours will be delivered online between – 3:15 pm – 4:30 pm

The link to the meeting platform will be sent to participants prior to the session.

Term 2 (2023) – All sessions have been cancelled.

  • Monday 15 May
  • Monday 5 June
  • Monday 26 June

Term 3 (2023)– All sessions have been cancelled.

  • Monday 7 August
  • Monday 4 September