COD 2022 - KP380

ESSARP goes to Barker College: "The effective Teaching of Phonics: routines, activities and implementation of a programme"

Kindergarten and lower primary heads, coordinators and teachers

2 sessions, start: 15-Jun

Course detail

Year: 2022
Level: Kindergarten / Primary
Language: English
Status: Postponed
Lugar: AR001 - Barker College
Facilitator/s: Ms. Luciana Fernández
Print course
ESSARP Schools
Free of charge
Exams Schools
ARS 4400.00
Non affiliate
ARS 4400.00


Sessions Dates Start Finish
1 15 June 2022 05:00 pm 08:00 pm
2 22 June 2022 05:00 pm 08:00 pm


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.
Kindergarten and lower primary heads, coordinators and teachers
Get participants to:

• explore what a comprehensive literacy programme comprises.
* understand what Phonics is and its role in a Literacy programme.
• learn about the suggested Phonics Continuum.
• learn about basic and relevant concepts related to the teaching of Phonics.
• explore routines, activities and games aimed at developing phonics skills.
• get practical ideas for their classes.
* The Comprehensive Literacy Programme
* Phonological Awareness
• Phonemic Awareness
• Phonics
• Decoding skills
• Phonics manipulation skills
* Activities and Assessment
In the sesssion, participants will:
• learn about and explore concepts
• see other practitioners in action
• explore and discuss practical ideas to be implemented in their classes
• try out these ideas
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