Early bird available until 14 February


This workshop includes 4 hours of online learning and a follow-up 90-minute on demand workshop that can be watched anytime within a 24-hour period.


In this workshop, Louise will review the modelled, shared, guided and independent reading approaches.


Online workshop content
Session 1: Guiding principles and practices

  • The big ideas about an effective reading programme
  • The development of reading skills and strategies
  • Unpacking the reading process (decoding, comprehension and thinking critically)
  • The teaching approaches in an effective reading programme

Session 2: Reading to students

  • Why reading to students is important
  • Resources to support teachers

Session 3: Shared reading

  • Using the shared reading approach across all levels of the school to explicit teach the reading process (decoding, comprehension and thinking critically)

Session 4: Independent reading activities

  • Reviewing independent activities that are engaging for students and manageable for teachers
  • Sharing different organisations for independent activities
  • Reviewing independent reading activities for older students

Session 5: Independent reading

  • Reviewing the importance of independent reading, including ideas to motivate and engage students in the reading process

On demand workshop: Guided reading

  • Revisiting the components of a guided reading session
  • Sharing practical ideas for planning and organising guided reading lessons (Junior and Senior workshops available)


More information and a code to join this workshop will be emailed to attendees closer to the time.


“This workshop had such practical and useful advice for all primary ages - from Year 0 to Year 8. There is something in here for every teacher; for those just starting out to help them set up their programme through to those very experienced teachers who just what to refine their practices” - quote from teacher.


“I liked the clear, concise and practical information and activities that could be used across all age groups to develop reading skills in the classroom. Sheena and Louise are so knowledgeable about all aspects of literacy and they are inspirational and authentic presenters. Thank you for a wonderful workshop!” - quote from teacher.

Average rating for An effective reading programme - reviewing the approaches

Early bird available until 14 February

4.8 / 5.0 from 147 reviews

Location: Online 8am-1pm AEDT

Date: Fri, 8th March 2024

Time: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

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