Leading explicit teaching

These professional learning resources are designed to support implementation of explicit teaching in your school.

Workshop 1 is the first in a series of workshops. These resources are designed to assist schools to engage with explicit teaching. A whole-school approach is recommended to create a shared understanding.

Facilitators can guide discussion using the presentation and facilitator guide provided for each workshop.

Workshop 1 – What is explicit teaching?

The purpose of this workshop is to:

  • start a discussion in your school about explicit teaching
  • develop a shared understanding of the ‘Explicit Teaching in NSW public schools’ statement
  • provide an opportunity to explore the department's explicit teaching resources.


Allow approximately 45-minutes for this workshop.


  • Teaching and learning


  • Explicit teaching
  • Professional development

Business Unit:

  • Curriculum and Reform
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