Literacy isn’t just for the English department! This overview for secondary leaders explores how a disciplinary literacy approach can be introduced to your school to improve learning, engagement and inclusion across all subjects, with a particular focus on supporting learners with literacy difficulties and/or SEND.

Designed and delivered by our expert consultant, Ruth Everett, this session is ideal for heads, senior leaders and literacy leads.


Webinar overview

  • Understanding how disciplinary literacy differs from traditional and/or generic literacy.
  • Exploring how disciplinary literacy can be more accessible and inclusive for those with barriers to literacy.
  • Highlighting the importance of training classroom teachers in subject-specific literacy.


Webinar outcomes

Participants will leave with:

  • An overview of the benefits of disciplinary and whole-school literacy.
  • An understanding of the value of embedding disciplinary literacy into your school and training your workforce to better support learners with literacy difficulties and/or SEND.
  • Strategies and supporting evidence for approaching SLT in order to implement a whole-school literacy approach.

Please provide the name(s) of the course participant(s):

Attendee #1

Dates & scheduling:

Thursday 27 January 2022
16:00 – 17:00


£30 per person



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