Comprehending Comprehension: Making the Invisible Visible led by Tony Whatmuff
This event is sponsored by Oxford University Press
During the day delegates will gain an insight and understanding of:
The day will include presentations, films of classroom practice, discussion/activity and a range of materials for participants to try in classrooms and share with colleagues.
Tony Whatmuff has worked in primary and secondary schools in Merseyside, London and the Midlands for 25 years, continually researching and uncovering new things about effective teaching and learning in literacy. For the last 15 years Tony has been a literacy specialist across KS1-4, as well as working with University College London and the Institute of Education. Tony is also the National Trainer for Inference Training – a class and group approach to improving reading comprehension in primary and secondary schools, based on the research of Nicola Yuill and Professor Jane Oakhill at Sussex University. Tony continues to be passionate about improving young people’s attainment and providing engaging, effective learning experiences in school.
This event is free to those schools who subscribe to the Gateway Alliance – core offer for ENGLISH subject development.
There is one place available per subscribing school. Additional places may be booked at a cost of £105 per person. Non-subscribing schools may attend, subject to availability, at a cost of £180 per person. Invoices to be paid prior to the event.
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