Improving Literacy, Changing Lives

10/01/2018 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
07/03/2018 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
23/05/2018 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
04/07/2018 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

This 8 day funded training is only for schools from the North East region. It takes place over 2 years and is funded by the Education Endowment Fund (EEF). The cost for training for up to 2 people per school, books and resources is just £500 and places are limited. If you wish to send a second person please just select 1 attendee place above but email us with the second attendee's name and role.

Raise attainment and engagement in reading and writing through a comprehensive review of practice in line with CLPE and EEF guidance. This training will support schools to develop whole school provision in the teaching of reading and writing.

The first year will focus specifically on raising attainment and engagement in reading and the second year will focus on more specifically on writing.


Overview of Year One 

Day One: Building a Vision for Literacy

Day Two: Exploring the Teaching of Reading

Day Three: Developing Oracy and Language Structures

Day Four: Developing Language and Vocabulary through Poetry


Schools can send a maximum of 2 people. Please select 1 attendee when booking but email us the name and role of the second attendee.

In addition to 8 days of training each school will receive a pack of high quality children's books and subscription to CLPE’s Power of Reading website which contains over 190 teaching sequences and thousands of examples of classroom practice.

Find out more about the EEF

"At a time of teacher retention and recruitment crisis, I honestly consider CLPE as integral in reminding us all of what teaching should be. My teachers are bursting with contagious enthusiasm and creativity."

Headteacher 2017
Venue to be confirmed but will be in the Newcastle/ Gateshead area
United Kingdom
  • Pupil Premium Funding
  • New Course
  • Includes Resources