COD 2022 - D688

A Comprehensive Literacy Course for Primary Teachers

Primary school heads, coordinators and teachers

6 sessions, start: 14-Mar

Course detail

Year: 2022
Level: Distance
Language: English
Status: Ended
Lugar: Distance
Facilitator/s: Ms. Luciana Fernández
Print course
ESSARP Schools
Free of charge
Exams Schools
ARS 13200.00
Non affiliate
ARS 13200.00


Sessions Dates Schedule
1 14 March - 20 March 2022 Online session
2 21 March - 27 March 2022 Online session
3 28 March - 03 April 2022 Online session
4 04 April - 10 April 2022 Online session
5 11 April - 17 April 2022 Online session
6 18 April - 24 April 2022 Online session


Luciana Fernández

Luciana Fernández is a graduate teacher of English who has been teaching English for the past twenty-three years. She has specialized in Methodology and Teaching Practice and she holds a Diploma in Educational Research from the University of Cambridge, Faculty of Education.
She is a Reading and Literacy expert and has been training teachers in this area for the past thirteen years. She is a teacher educator and has designed several presentations and courses for professional development both in Argentina and abroad. Her presentation at ARTESOL 2015 was selected to be presented at TESOL International as a Best Affiliate Session. She is one of the 50 scholarship winners who attended and presented at IATEFL, held in Birmingham in April 2016.
Luciana has been the Head at several bilingual IB institutions in Buenos Aires. At present she is a Learning Consultant and reader for National Geographic Learning and Trinity College London Argentina. She is also a facilitator at ESSARP (English Speaking Scholastic Association of the River Plate), where she trains heads and teachers from the most important bilingual institutions in Argentina.
Primary school heads, coordinators and teachers
Get participants to:

- explore the different components within a balanced literacy programme to be implemented in the primary grades.
- understand the literacy skills, attitudes and knowledge expected from students.
- explore best literacy practices aimed at developing those skills, attitudes and knowledge.
- explore literacy routines, activities and application instances to be carried out in the classroom.
- explore how to assess literacy skills, attitudes and knowledge.
- What is a balanced literacy programme?
- What does a balanced literacy programme comprise?
- Literacy standards for primary students.
- Literacy skills, attitudes and knowledge.
- The primary literacy teacher in action.
- Comprehensive literacy assessment.
In this six-week distance course participants will:

- read material related to the topic.
- discuss and analyze cases.
- see other practitioners in action.
- actively engage in tasks suggested by the facilitator.
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