Presenter & auther Sue PalmerSue Palmer, a former head teacher, has written more than 250 books and educational TV programmes on aspects of literacy and was a contributor to several National Literacy Strategy (NLS) training packages, including co-authorship of the ‘Grammar for Writing’ training. She also writes regularly in the Times Educational Supplement and Child Education, provides in-service courses in schools, universities and LEAs throughout the UK, and acts as a literacy consultant to the NLS, many educational publishers and the BBC.
Recent publications include ‘Literacy What Works’, co-written with Pie Corbett for Nelson Thornes; ‘How to teach cross-curricular literacy for Key Stages 1 and 2’, ‘Speaking frames for Years 3, 4, 5 and 6’ (both David Fulton); and the hugely popular ‘Skeleton poster books’ and ‘OHTs’ (TTS). Working with Early Years consultant Ros Bayley, Sue’s most recent book is ‘Foundations of Literacy’ (Network Press), a pre-literacy curriculum for children aged 3-6, based on UK and European best practice. She is also helping develop a BBC radio series and BBC Cbeebies television series linked to this material.
Sue is a Master in Education, a fellow of both the Royal Society of Arts and the English Association, a member of the steering group of ‘Talk To Your Baby’, reading ambassador for ‘Reading is Fundamental’ (both run by the National Literacy Trust), and a trustee of both the English Association and Pictorial Charts Educational Trust. She is about to join the Educational Writers’ Group committee at the Society of Authors.
“An excellent course with lots of practical ideas and advice to go back and use in school as well as boosting my own subject knowledge”
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“Superb! Sue is inspirational and is obviously passionate about her subject. She delivers her material in an intelligent way – treating her audience as intelligent colleagues. The best talk on education I have attended”
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