Department of Education

Primary Support

Primary Support

Primary Support ‹ Literacy

Professional support for literacy

The literacy team provides advice and support to schools and networks in relation to learning and teaching pedagogy and the Western Australian Curriculum: English.

Professional support for Literacy Leaders, networks and schools as well as consulting with the Expert Review Group includes:

  • focused professional learning for school-based curriculum leaders to build their capacity to provide ongoing professional learning and support within schools and networks to improve children's development and learning in English
  • consultation with regional education offices and network principals to: establish effective ways of working to build literacy practices in schools; advise and support implementation for Western Australian Government and Commonwealth Government initiatives; consultation and liaison with stakeholder groups and professional associations
  • literacy consultations to develop whole school planning, identify and implement practices and pedagogy relevant to the implementation of the Western Australian Curriculum
  • resource development based on research and data analysis to inform contemporary literacy practice; reviewing, revising and redeveloping existing online literacy materials and producing new practical classroom resources to complement the implementation of the Western Australian Curriculum: English.

For further information and professional support for literacy contact:

Vicki Briggs
Principal Consultant, Teaching and Learning
Vicki.Briggs2@education.wa.edu.au
9402 6285

Fiona Walker
Principal Consultant, Teaching and Learning
Fiona.Walker2@education.wa.edu.au
9402 6286

Literacy
http://det.wa.edu.au/curriculumsupport/primary/detcms/navigation/literacy/

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