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Reading for Pleasure: pedagogy and practice

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Elmhurst Primary School

Upton Park Road

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E7 8JY

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Elmhurst Teaching School Alliance and New Vision English Hub invite those committed to developing children’s desire, delight and engagement as readers to join our OU/UKLA supported Reading for Pleasure (RfP) FREE six session CPD course. Those who commit will be expected to attend all sessions and will receive an Open University certificate upon submission of a a small-scale action research project completed as part of the sessions.

COURSE AIMS:

  • support teachers, leaders and other school staff in developing a RfP culture within and beyond the classroom
  • support the development of whole-school reading for pleasure strategies
  • develop participants’ knowledge of children’s literature and the children as readers
  • support staff in evaluating impact of RfP strategies
  • share RfP expertise with colleagues locally and nationally through an action research project published online

FACILITATOR:

The sessions will be facilitated by Katharine Young, AHT at Elmhurst Primary School. Katharine has run similar CPD for several years and has led the development of a RfP culture at Elmhurst for a number of years. Elmhurst Primary School is a Joint Winner of the Egmont Whole School Reading for Pleasure Award for 2019.

DATES:

Sessions will be held at Elmhurst Primary School on the following Thursdays from 1.30pm until 3.30pm: 17th October, 14th November, 16th January, 12th March, 30th April and 11th June.

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FREE (non-attendance without notice will be charged at £50 per person)


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