Register for Bastow’s Literacy Data, Assessment and Practice course

Don't miss out on this unique online professional learning opportunity for secondary school teachers. Registrations close 17 June. Co-contribution fee applies

Bastow's Literacy Data, Assessment and Practice course is designed for secondary school teachers of all disciplines. The course has a strong focus on the use of formative assessment to collect student data and equips you with the practical skills to analyse and interpret this data to inform instructional decisions. 

Every learning area ­has its own language and literacy demands. Being able to build student readers, writers, vocabulary users and conversationalists who are motivated and engaged in all subject areas is critical to improving literacy outcomes.

There are multiple intakes starting from 24 June 2020, with a time commitment of 8 to 10 hours per month. Casual Relief Teacher cover is not provided.

The course fee is significantly subsided by the Department of Education and Training. The co-contribution is $550 incl. GST.

Learning outcomes

Over the nine months, you'll gain knowledge and understanding of:

  • what it means to be a data-literate educator
  • the demands and opportunities for literacy improvement across learning areas
  • a range of tools that can be used to gather information about students and their literacy learning needs
  • teaching strategies that build students' literacy skills, enabling them to gain understanding and synthesise knowledge
  • why ongoing formative assessment is crucial for improving student outcomes at the classroom level.

More information

Find out more and register for the course
Visit the Literacy Data, Assessment and Practice (Secondary) web page