Topics in this section Literacy Teaching Toolkit Practical advice and high impact teaching practices that improve outcomes in literacy Leading literacy and numeracy improvement Build coherent literacy and/or numeracy improvement cultures in your school. Teaching resources Get materials to teach literacy and English in the classroom Assessment The Insight platform, state and national literacy tests For Koorie students Teaching materials and guides to help with literacy and English for Koorie students. Get parents involved with literacy Activities to get parents engaged in in their child's literacy and English skills. Professional development Training and development to help you build English and literacy practice. Literacy and numeracy strategy How we will improve literacy and numeracy outcomes for students, and resources for teachers in the classroom. Literacy portal A collection of the latest literacy resources for teachers English as an additional language (EAL) Support for students learning English as a second or additional language Learning difficulties and dyslexia Guidance to meet the unique needs of students with learning difficulties and dyslexia Middle years literacy and numeracy support initiative Middle years literacy and numeracy support initiative case study resources for teachers and school leaders. Literacy news Popular books for school startersHelp your child prepare for their first day of kindergarten or school with some popular books about starting school. Buddies and laughs in the Premiers' Reading ChallengeThis year almost 113,000 students and children completed the Premiers’ Reading Challenge. Together, they read a total of 4.3 million books.6 ways to motivate your child to read Keep the Premiers’ Reading Challenge momentum going with these top reading tips.There's a book for that: Premiers' Reading ChallengeThe Premiers' Reading Challenge shows that there’s a book for every child.Premiers' Reading Challenge: Book review winners announcedTwo secondary school students become the first ever Reader’s Review Competition winners.PESA Victorian State FinalCommunicating with Australia’s deaf community and emotion taking over politics the standout speeches at this year’s Plain English Speaking Award state final. Creating little readers from birth to year oneInspire your children to be keen readers during the Premiers’ Reading Challenge. Books for kids of all abilities Braille books are giving kids like Robert the opportunity to read and participate in school.