Professional Development
Read Write Inc. Phonics

Read Write Inc. Phonics Training

Presented by Ruth Miskin Training

Read Write Inc. Phonics teaches children to read accurately and fluently with good comprehension. Our dynamic Ruth Miskin trainers demonstrate the activities step-by-step, using footage of real lessons. They help you practise and prepare before teaching and use management strategies to engage children and speed up progress. New blended packages combine the online training subscription with face-to-face training.

Training options

Blended Training

We have made films about everything we do, from how to teach Speed Sounds to setting up the best book corners. You can now have access to our content all year round, for staff training, practice sessions, staff meetings and preparation at home.

Our new blended package combines the online training subscription with face-to-face training.

Find out more about our blended packages:
Click here to view our Frequently Asked Questions on the Online Training Subscription.

Face-to-Face Training

Face-to-face training resumes and will follow government advice about social distancing, health and safety.

To register for our 2-day online training in Adelaide (SA) on 4-5 August and Springwood (QLD) on 25-26 August email us to organise your booking.

A Read Write Inc. trainer can come to your school to train your staff. These 2-day sessions can have up to 45 people attending, depending on COVID 19 restrictions at the time. For more about training options, please contact us by email.

Day 1 training content:

Speed Sounds Set 1
Word Time lessons – reading and spelling
Speed Sounds Sets 2 and 3
(3.15pm) Extra session: Senior Leadership team meeting (assessment, grouping, implementation and support)

Timings: 9am to 3:45pm

Day 2 training content:

Reading activities – reading to build accuracy, speed and comprehension
Writing activities – spelling words, writing sentences and writing composition

Timings: 9am to 3:15pm

Day 1 agenda

Session 1: 9.00am – 10.30am
Morning tea
Session 2: 10.50am – 12.45pm
Session 3: 1.30pm – 3.15pm
*Extra session for school leaders 3.15pm – 3.45pm
This session 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

Oxford University Press periodically schedules open training events to cater to the need to have individual staff trained.

Where there is 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.

Please visit our Professional Development Hub to explore upcoming RWI Phonics Open Training events.

If no events are advertised, please register your interest with us

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.

Read Write Inc. Phonics

Read Write Inc. Phonics is a rigorous program for F–2 that is proven to create fluent, enthusiastic readers, confident speakers and willing writers. It incorporates effective classroom management strategies that ensure participation and fast progress for all students, and comes with comprehensive lesson plans and assessment resources.