From Drawing to Writing – Supporting Literacy Learning in the Early Years

Learning Focus
Early Years
Mode
Blended
Start Date
6 Mar, 2023
Enrol by
20 Feb, 2023
Program Description

This spaced professional learning over three sessions will support Prep-Year 2 teachers and QTCs to build their professional content and pedagogical knowledge in early writing and reading including the well- researched strategies, Draw, Talk, Write and Share, Interactive Writing and Read Aloud.

Participants will build their skills and hear current research supporting these practices, apply these in their classrooms and have the opportunity for feedback and collegial discussion.

 

 

Program Outcomes

Through engaging in this program participants will:

  • increase their pedagogical and curriculum knowledge around writing in the early years
  • build a bank of evidenced based approaches to support the development of competent writers in the early years
  • deepen understandings around the reciprocal nature of reading and writing
Australian Professional Standards

Teachers

  • 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 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

 

Location, Date & Time

A 3-day session with 2 face-to-face and one online session 

To facilitate collaboration and learning together attendance with a team is encouraged. Participants are required to attend all sessions – two face-to-face sessions and one online.

North – Launceston– 9:00 am – 3:30 pm

  • Day 1 – Friday 10 March 2023 – Launceston Conference Centre
  • Day 3 – Friday 12 May 2023 – Tailrace Centre

North-West – Burnie Arts & Function Centre – Burnie– 9:00 am – 3:30 pm

  • Day 1 – Tuesday 14 March 2023
  • Day 3 – Tuesday 16 May 2023

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

  • Day 1 – Monday 6 March 2023
  • Day 3 – Monday 8 May 2023

Online session – 3.15 pm – 4.30 pm

  • Day 2 – Wednesday 29 March 2023

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