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Reading Champions Conference 23rd February 2016
Tue 23 February 2016, 09:00 – 12:00 GMT
Building an Oustanding Reading School .
The session, sponsored by Oxford University Press and organised by Leicester School Development Support Agency, offers the opportunity to attend a free full day of professional development, looking in more detail at Outstanding Reading Schools and Effective Strategies for Creating Lifelong Readers.
For ten years, James worked as a senior leader at an outstanding inner-city primary school. He was also a local authority Lead Teacher, leading training and supporting teaching and learning across a network of schools.
James now works as an independent English adviser, supporting schools and local authorities across the country to develop the teaching of reading, writing and drama. He is the founder of Shakespeare and More.com, a not-for-profit organisation that supports the teaching of English in primary schools.
James was consulted on the 2014 National Curriculum for English and is part of the DfE’s English Expert Subject Group.