COD 2024 - D988

The Effective Implementation of an Extensive Reading programme at school

Primary and Secondary School Heads, Coordinators and Teachers

4 sessions, start: 20-May

Please enrol before Wednesday, May 15th 2024

Course detail

Year: 2024
Level: Distance
Language: English
Status: In progress
Lugar: Distance
Facilitator/s: Ms. Luciana Fernández
Print course
ESSARP Schools
Free of charge
Exams Schools
ARS 60000.00
Non affiliate
ARS 60000.00


Sessions Dates Schedule
1 20 May - 26 May 2024 Online session
2 27 May - 02 June 2024 Online session
3 03 June - 09 June 2024 Online session
4 10 June - 16 June 2024 Online session


Luciana Fernández

Luciana Fernández is a graduate teacher of English who has been teaching English for the past twenty-nine 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 holds two post graduate certifications in Thinking Cultures and Teaching for Comprehension

She is a Reading and Literacy expert and has been training teachers in this area for the past fifteen 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. She was later on invited to be a presenter at the Young Learners and Teenagers SIG pre conference event and at the main conference.

Luciana has been the Head at several bilingual IB institutions in Buenos Aires. At present she is a school advisor, teacher trainer and 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 and Secondary School Heads, Coordinators and Teachers
Get participants to:

Understand the difference between intensive and extensive reading.
Understand the aims of an extensive reading programme.
Become familiar with the criteria for choice of reading material.
Explore ideas to implement a successful extensive reading programme at school.
Intensive Reading.
Extensive Reading.
Types of Comprehension in Extensive Reading.
Reading Response.
Reading Logs.
Literature Circles.
Book Clubs.
In this distance course participants will:

Interact with material suggested by the facilitator.
See other practitioners in action.
Reflect upon practice.
Participate actively in reflective tasks.
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