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Training

Whether you are new to Letterland, or have enjoyed teaching it for many years, we provide structured training sessions for professional development.

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In-Person or Virtual

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Self-paced online course

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Free training videos

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School Training (In-Person or Virtual)

All our school sessions offer appropriate instruction for teachers using Letterland resources. Relevant teaching strategies will be modelled by our experienced Letterland Trainers who will motivate teachers to build on their existing knowledge. Teachers will need to refer to their Letterland Teacher's Guides regularly to ensure they get the most out of the session.

Initial Training

Product Specific Sessions
For teachers that are new to Letterland and would like an overview of the instructional delivery. Teachers will leave the session knowing how to deliver Letterland Strategies & Routines on a daily or weekly basis.

  • Sessions: First Steps (Early Years), Next Steps (Primary)
  • Sessions for English as a Second Language - Fix-it Phonics Starter & Level 1, Fix-it Phonics Level 2 & 3.
  • Duration – 1 day session (if virtual, x2 two hour sessions plus pre-work)
  • Attendees - Max 30 participants.

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Follow-up Training

After Initial Training, follow-up professional development is vital to the ensure successful implementation and fidelity to Letterland. Follow-up sessions last a full day and you can pick from the following activities (1 or 2 options can be delivered).

Observation Coaching
For teachers that are very experienced with teaching Letterland. Teachers will leave the session with an in depth knowledge of Letterland Strategies & Routines and learn about extension ideas for differentiated activities and independent work.

  • Max of 6 teachers with 20-minute slots.

Instructional Delivery
For teachers that are experienced with teaching Letterland. Teachers will leave the session with an in depth knowledge of Letterland Strategies & Routines and learn about extension ideas for differentiated activities and independent work.

  • Sessions: First Steps (Early Years), Next Steps (Primary)
  • Sessions for English as a Second Language - Fix-it Phonics Starter & Level 1, Fix-it Phonics Level 2 & 3.
  • Duration – 1 day or 1/2 day session (if virtual, x2 or x1 two hour session plus pre-work)
  • Attendees - Max 30 participants

Custom Training (School or Teacher)
We understand that one size doesn't fit all and you might need coaching to support differentiated needs or a targeted refresher of Letterland teaching and strategies. Whatever your specific requirements are, get in touch to find out how we can help.

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On-Demand Training (Online Courses)

Letterland Academy

Our self-paced, online training courses are appropriate for any educator who will be using the Letterland resources Teacher's Guides. Each course is asynchronous, which means you can log on and off multiple times to complete the course at your own pace. Courses are organized into modules that include video clips, downloads, quizzes and assignment activities including a response activity designed to give you a chance to reflect on your own instruction.

  • Time to complete - 10 - 15 hours

Training Videos

Our free online Introductory Training Session videos are a great starting point. You can also discover some of the unique teaching strategies Letterland has to offer by watching our free online Tricks and Strategies videos.

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Find a Local Trainer

We work with highly experienced trainers from around the world who are experts in phonics and foundational literacy.

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Resources for Trainers

Authorised Letterland Trainers can access password protected presentations and resources to deliver Training Sessions.

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