Purpose of the programme

Literacy to You  is a blended professional learning programme to strengthen comprehension in the middle years (ages 8-13) and increase students’ literacy achievement.

During the programme you will:

  • develop a deep understanding of the comprehension strategies,
  • reflect on your learning,
  • participate in online professional learning conversations as you engage with the content and activities, and
  • apply your new learning with students in practical classroom activities.


Through this programme you will:

  • Increase your theoretical and pedagogical understanding of comprehension strategies
  • Implement the metacognitive learning approach to teach comprehension strategies
  • Increase your ability to recognise the behaviours that readers exhibit when using each of the strategies.

Your students will:

  • Learn to use the comprehension strategies to gain deeper meaning
  • Demonstrate the effective use of comprehension strategies