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Term 1, 2021
Join us for free PD events and access professional learning resources

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Oxford proudly presents a suite of professional learning to support Primary literacy. We invite you to join us to:

  • Read our latest research on the increasing children's language gap
  • Register to attend one of our live webinar PD events
  • Explore our new blended teacher training packages

Webinar and PD events


Our webinar events are based on pedagogy, research and best-practice teaching. Register and explore informative texts using a guided reading approach; how the synthetic phonics program, Read Write Inc. creates fluent and enthusiastic readers and learn from our children's language experts about how to close the language gap in student writing. All webinar attendees receive a Certificate of Attendance and free OUP resources from their Local Oxford Education Consultant.

‘Using Informative Texts with Early to Fluent Readers’
with Lyn Reggett

Wednesday, 3 March

4.00pm – 4:45pm AEDT

This webinar explores how you can engage your F-2 students in reading a variety of informative text types. Learn how you can use a guided reading approach with informative texts, develop rich conversations, and encourage higher level thinking.

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*Secondary Teachers register here

‘Read Write Inc. creates fluent and enthusiastic readers’
with Hayley Goldsworthy

Thursday, 11 March

4.00pm – 4:45pm AEDT

What is Read Write Inc. Phonics and what sets it apart from other phonics programs? Join us and explore this dynamic, whole-school approach to teaching systematic synthetic phonics that creates fluent and enthusiastic readers.

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'The language gap in student writing; what our research reveals'

Tuesday, 16 March

4:00pm – 4:45pm AEDT

Join Lee Walker and Shane Hill in discussion as they explore the implications of the language gap in student writing, while providing practical advice that you can apply in the classroom to help your students develop their writing skills.

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The language gap: what our research reveals


The latest research from Oxford University Press examines 150,000 writing samples and 20 million words collected from Writing Legends, explores the teaching of writing, and offers practical advice and support to help Australian educators.

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Teacher training


Teacher training to support literacy outcomes

Matched to your school’s needs, and delivered by an outstanding trainer, learn how to teach effectively and confidently using the dynamic whole-school literacy program based around synthetic phonics, Read Write Inc.

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