Talk for Writing: Planning Online 120Z

Friday 5 June 2020 9:00AM - Friday 12 June 2020 3:30PM

This online workshop, run over two x 3 hour sessions,   is for practitioners who wish to extend and focus their use of Talk for Writing though structured planning. The training will look at using the Talk for Writing process in an effective planning model that guarantees a positive impact on writing standards. This will involve looking at yearly, termly and unit planning; linking units together; and creating the connection between toolkits and grammar teaching. Delegates will be able to adapt the model for their settings and will have the opportunity to begin planning a unit during the course of the day.

Please note: this is a live session, and not a recorded webinar. Participants must be able to log on for the complete session at the advertised time in order to access the online workshop.)

Please check your email address is entered correctly as login details will be sent to your email in the half hour before the workshop commences. The sessions will be run via a web based platform. For best results, please use a laptop or desktop computer, rather than an iPad. We recommend using a Chrome browser, not Internet Explorer. 

Prior attendance at a two-day Talk for Writing workshop is a pre-requisite for this workshop

Presenter: Susie Hillard

Susie is a Primary aSusie-Hillard.jpegnd Secondary trained teacher, specialising in English and Social Sciences.  She has worked in schools in both England and Australia, assisting to guide the implementation of Talk for Writing.   Susie now works as a  literacy specialist at DSF, providing training, consultation and mentoring to teachers, other professionals and schools in Talk for Writing.  Susie is passionate about the TfW approach  after seeing the incredible achievements from students in her own classroom and the impact it has on children’s reading and writing progress at all levels.



DSF Literacy Services has a ‘no refund’ policy. The exception would be when a Professional Learning Course had to be cancelled by the Foundation. All other requests for cancellation will be invited to re-register for another session. Late cancellation (less than 48 business hrs) will necessitate the Foundation deducting an administration fee of $25.00 and transferring the balance to another Professional Learning Course.
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