What do I need to know about language and phonics to support early writers and readers (P-2)?

Learning Focus
Quality Teaching
Start Date
17 Aug, 2021
Enrol by
3 Aug, 2021
Program Description

Following the release the DoE Phonics Scope and Sequence this professional learning will support Prep-Year 2 teachers to build their professional content and pedagogical knowledge in the area of early reading and writing including:

  • phonological and phonemic awareness
  • concepts of print and the alphabetic principle
  • grapho-phonic relationships
  • explicit teaching of the phonics component of reading and writing.
Program Outcomes

The Lead Quality Teaching Coaches – Literacy will engage participants to:

  • increase their pedagogical content knowledge
  • become proficient in using the scope and sequence
  • build curriculum knowledge and understand the progression of learning in phonics
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 5 – Assess, provide feedback and report on student learning
  • Standard 6 – Engage in professional learning
Location, Date & Time

1 Day Program – 9.00am to 3.30pm

North-West – paranaple convention centre

Tuesday, 17 August 2021

North – Tailrace Centre, Launceston

Wednesday, 18 August 2021

South – Professional Learning Institute

Friday, 20 August 2021