Leadership

Leading literacy and numeracy improvement

Build coherent literacy and/or numeracy improvement cultures in your school.

Secondary schools: Years 7 - 10

Primary schools

Early childhood

Guide to the Literacy Teaching Toolkit

A guide has been designed to support school leaders and teachers to understand and use the toolkit:

Literacy Teaching Toolkit map: Foundation to Level 6
Literacy Teaching Toolkit map: Birth to 5 Years

Acknowledgements

The Department of Education and Training would like to thank the staff, students and children from the following schools, early childhood centres and academics for their contribution to the design and development of content for the Literacy Teaching Toolkit:

Contributors

  • Associate Professor Patricia Eadie – Early Childhood Education & Care, Melbourne Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne
  • Linda Gawne – Language and Literacy Education, Melbourne Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne
  • Annemaree O’Brien – Language and Literacy Education, Melbourne Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne
  • Dr Carmel Sandiford – Language and Literacy Education, Melbourne Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne
  • Dr Nathaniel Swain – Early Childhood Education & Care, Melbourne Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne
  • Coolaroo South Primary School
  • Footscray North Primary School
  • Ringwood Heights Primary School
  • Truganina College
  • University of Melbourne Early Learning Centre
  • Moonee Valley City Council (Milleara Integrated Centre for Children)
  • Clifton St Children’s Centre

The Department is also indebted to the following people who provided expert review of the early childhood content and videos:

  • Anne Bayetto  –  Flinders UniversityAssociate Professor
  • Sheila Degotardi – Macquarie University
  • Associate Professor Noella Mackenzie – Charles Sturt University
  • Andrea Nolan – Deakin University
  • Janet Scull – Monash University