English: Post-16 Phonics - improving spelling & basic reading (Code: C0747)

The course explores the principles and practices that underpin the Post-16 Phonics Toolkit. Participants will discuss the benefits and challenges of using phonics-based teaching and then explore the key concepts, terminology, skills progression and teaching approaches presented in the Toolkit.

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Date: 05/06/2020
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Who is this for?

This course is for:

  • Functional Skills English teachers
  • GCSE teachers whose learners struggle with spelling
  • Vocational/ technical teachers who support learners' Functional English development.
  • Learning support specialists. 

Training aim

This course aims to support teachers to use Post-16 Phonics approaches with learners who need to develop emerging reading skills and become more confident spellers. This course focuses on how to teach reading and spelling using phonics as part of a broad English programme.

Outcomes

By the end of the session, you will have the knowledge and confidence to:

  • explain the importance of phonics in developing early reading and spelling skills
  • review the benefits and challenges of using phonics-based teaching with post 16 learners
  • use a simplified progression of phonic skills when planning a Functional English programme
  • integrate some phonic-based teaching strategies into their teaching
  • access further support from the Post 16 Phonics Toolkit.    

Length

This is a blended learning course, which consists of two 90-minute live sessions and self-led learning between them. The live sessions are one week apart, giving you a week to complete the mid-course tasks.

Entry Requirements

  • Functional Skills English teachers
  • GCSE teachers whose learners struggle with spelling
  • Vocational/ technical teachers who support learners' Functional English development
  • Learning support specialists

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