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A Balanced Approach to Literacy in the Early years 19AUT34

This is a guide to the development of literacy in the early years.  It was produced by psychologists from NEPS (Mary Nugent and team)

 A balanced approach, was designed and intended to support the national literacy and numeracy strategy 2011 by sharing effective evidence-based approaches and practices. It is drawn from material researched and published in the last fifteen years. Over the course of three sessions we aim to cover:

- An Overview of the balanced approach to literacy development in the early years 

- An insight in how we could prevent reading failure, -looking at word reading strategies.

-  Using written communication during the early years and assessment for teaching.

- Teachers development,

- Professional development and self-reflective practice.


The focus is on explicit instruction and providing the time to practice according to the need of the individual.

Facilitator:          Orla Brady

Dates:                   Mondays:  7th, 14th & 21st October

Time:                    7.00pm – 9.00pm

Venue:                 Dublin West Education Centre

Course Details

Course Date 07-10-2019 7:00 pm
Course End Date 21-10-2019 9:00 pm
Registration Start Date 06-09-2019 12:00 pm
Capacity 20
Available place 11
Individual Price Free
Speaker Orla Brady
Number Hours 6
Location Dublin West Education Centre

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Dublin West Education Centre,
Old Blessington Road,
Dublin 24

Phone: 01 - 4528000
Fax: 01-4528010

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GPS: 53.653121,-6.679589

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