Read Write Inc. Phonics is a rigorous synthetic phonics program for F–2 that is proven to create fluent, enthusiastic readers, confident speakers and willing writers.

During this two-day professional development training, our Read Write Inc. trainer Robert Simpson will discuss the importance of teaching phonics first and fast, introduce the pedagogy and process for successfully teaching students to read, write and spell with the Read Write Inc. Phonics program.

Why teachers should attend Read Write Inc. training?

To deepen literacy pedagogical knowledge, develop applied skills and build confidence

To learn behavioural management strategies that can speed up progress and ensure participation

For the opportunity to practise and prepare with peers before teaching in class

To build familiarity with program resources in order for Schools to get the most from their investment

Overview of agenda

Over the two days, the training will cover:

  • The process for the reading, writing and spelling activities.
  • The examination of videos from real lessons.
  • The practice and preparation required before stepping back into your school, including consistent management strategies that speed up progress and ensure participation.

Day 1 Agenda

Registration 8.30am – 9.00am
Session 1 9.00am – 10.30am
Morning tea 20 mins
Session 2 10.50am – 12.45pm
Lunch 90 mins
Session 3 1.30pm – 3.15pm
Session 4* 3.15pm – 3.45pm

Day 2 Agenda

Arrival 8.30am – 9.00am
Session 1 9.00am – 10.30am
Morning tea 20 mins
Session 2 10.50am – 12.45pm
Lunch 90 mins
Session 3 1.30pm – 3.15pm
Session 4 3.15pm – 3.45pm


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.

Dates and venue information

Wednesday 1st April & Thursday 2nd April 2020

Rydges Adelaide 1 South Tce, Adelaide SA 5000


To register, select your school postcode. Proceed to the following page and fill in your details. If you are unable to view the form, please email us with your details and we will register you.

Learn more about Read Write Inc.

Developed by Ruth Miskin, and published by Oxford University Press, Read Write Inc. is an immersive whole school program that ensures effective implementation, a shared language around phonics and consistent practice across the school. You can learn more about our Read Write Inc. series and upcoming open training sessions below. Otherwise, if you are looking to host a training sessios at your school, email us

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