Professional learning

The following resources are available for teachers, schools and educational leaders to support the teaching of Early Stage 1 to Stage 3 English. They have been developed to build teachers' capacity to better understand challenging aspects of the English syllabus.

  • Digital and multimodal texts – resources and strategies to teach media, multimedia and digital texts.
  • Exploring composing in the English syllabus (DOCX 806KB) examines syllabus definitions in the context of composing across all modes and syllabus objectives. It provides examples of teaching and learning opportunities where students produce spoken, written or visual texts.
  • Engaging personally with texts explores the difference between literacy and the subject of English. It identifies the needs of students to engage personally with texts through the relevant outcomes and content from the syllabus.
  • Quality literature is a series of videos which demonstrate a variety of strategies to improve engagement through the use of quality literature in the classroom.


The SyllabusPLUS series of Adobe Connect sessions was made to assist teachers with the implementation of the NSW syllabuses for the Australian curriculum. Recordings of the sessions can be found below. Schools can schedules events in MyPL (requires login) using the appropriate course code.

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