Professional Development
Read Write Inc. Phonics

Read Write Inc. Phonics Training

Our Read Write Inc. trainer, Robert Simpson, will discuss the importance of teaching phonics first and fast, and how to support every child to become a fluent, confident and comprehending reader.
By attending Read Write Inc. training, you will:

  • gain skills and confidence to get your students reading
  • learn consistent behavioural management strategies that can speed up progress and ensure participation
  • get the opportunity to practise and prepare before you start teaching.

Training options

Open training sessions

If there is enough demand, an open training session may be organised at a venue in your state. You can elect the number of staff you would like to attend. For upcoming open training sessions, see 'Open Training' below.

In-school direct bookings

Our Read Write Inc. trainer will come to your school to train your staff. These sessions can have up to 45 people attending. Schools can elect to invite other schools in the area to share the cost. To make a direct booking, please email us.

Day 1 training content:

Speed Sounds Set 1
Word Time lessons – reading
Word Time lessons – spelling
Speed Sounds Set 2
Speed Sounds Set 3

Day 2 training content:

Reading activities – three reads to build accuracy, speed and comprehension.
Writing activities – spelling words, writing sentences and writing compositions.
Read Write Inc. Phonics timetables

Day 1 agenda

Session 1: 9.00am – 10.30am
Morning tea
Session 2: 10.50am – 12.45pm
Session 3: 1.30pm – 3.15pm
Session 4*: 3.15pm – 3.45pm
*Session 4 is a leadership meeting to discuss assessment and grouping, one-to-one tutoring, and implementation and support.

Day 2 agenda

Session 1: 9.00am – 10.30am
Morning tea
Session 2: 10.50am – 12.45pm
Session 3: 1.30pm – 3.15pm
Session 4: 3.15pm – 3.45pm

Hayley Goldsworthy

Consultant trainer

Hayley is the consultant trainer for Ruth Miskin Training in Australia. She has over 10 years of teaching experience in both Australia and the United Kingdom. During her teaching career in the UK, Hayley was the Head of Early Years in a primary school in London. She has witnessed first-hand how Read Write Inc. is able to successfully and quickly get children reading and writing. Hayley is passionate about sharing Read Write Inc. throughout Australia.

Robert Simpson

Freelance consultant trainer

Robert is a freelance trainer for Ruth Miskin Training in Australia. He is currently an Assistant Principal in a busy primary school in the South Eastern suburbs of Melbourne and has been a primary school teacher for more than 25 years. He taught for 15 years in the UK before moving to Australia in 2009. He has been using Read Write Inc for the last 12 years and is passionate about the role it can play in achieving the goal of teaching every Australian child to read.