This approach has been shown to raise many boys' attainment by 2 sub levels
10 activities to take back and use in the classroom immediately
How to improve the quality, repertoire and standards of boys’ writing
Dr. Petula Bhojwani specialises in raising boys’ attainment. She has worked across the east and west midlands as a primary school literacy coordinator, regional advisor, consultant for Nottinghamshire local authority and senior lecturer in primary education at Birmingham City University. Her research interests are in multimodal literacies with particular attention to boys and Looked After Children.
Examine how boys’ attainment is changing in the 21st century
Boys learning: the latest techniques
Latest research on boys’ literacy
Complete guide to improving boys’ literacy
Plan sequences of learning to engage boys
Explore multimodal resources that are proven to engage boys
Use a selection of media to sustain boys' concentration
Implement changes throughout your provision
Unpick studies on new literacies, identity and popular culture
Learn boy specific assessment techniques to promote progression
Practical tools to take back and use in your setting immediately
- reluctant reader techniques
- sequence teaching templates
- materials to support teachers' CPD
- visual texts
- talking multimodal texts e.g. Microsoft Photo Story
- quality picture books
- paper based texts
- online resources and activities
- examples and guidance on good resources
Motivate and engage all boys to make good progress
You can enrol on a MA in Education using this course as your first CPD module (worth twenty MA points). To enrol simply call us on FREEPHONE 0808 160 5 160 and request an application form.
Boys' Writing, along with all our courses, can be arranged for in-school training (INSET).
For each course we recommend trainer(s), but when arranging your INSET day, you can choose. For more information, contact our INSET department.
Rebecca's passion is children's literacy development. She has a wide variety of experience in education as a teacher, local authority literacy consultant, and currently advises local authority literacy consultants across the country. Her training is enthusiastic, practical and interactive.