SRF Program

  • Department of Education and Training Literacy Teaching Toolkit

    VEYLDF Alignment

    Item uses these practice principles: Reflective practice, Partnerships with families, High expectations for every child, Respectful relationships and responsive engagement, Equity and diversity, Assessment for learning and development, Integrated teaching and learning approaches, Partnerships with professionals.

    Item responds to these sub-outcomes: Children begin to understand how symbols and pattern systems work, Children engage with a range of texts and get meaning from these texts, Children interact verbally and non-verbally with others for a range of purposes, Children express ideas and make meaning using a range of media.


    This toolkit provides practical advice about the learning and teaching of language and literacy skills. It features high-quality integrated teaching and learning approaches and key information to improve outcomes for all children in early childhood settings. Resources include written advice, in-depth learning experience plans, and videos of exemplary practice.

    Detailed Costs

    Not applicable

    Implementation Considerations

    Target population: early childhood educators.

    Staffing: services should consider the cost of backfill when determining the cost of accessing this resource.

    Factors to consider: consider how staff might share practice knowledge with others at the service, and how improved approaches or innovative ideas could be implemented across the service

    Tools and systems: reliable internet access needed.

    Priority Area


    Strength of Evidence

    Level 6 - Supported by expert opinion