PLAN2: How to - technical guide to using PLAN2


Designed to assist teachers and school leaders in building their understanding and confidence in the use of PLAN2

Who should participate?

K-10 teachers and school leaders.

Mode of delivery

eLearning and remote learning (via Microsoft Teams)

Content - eLearning

This online course focuses on the technical aspects of the PLAN2 tool. The course will help build understanding and confidence in the use and application of PLAN2. Interactive tasks, incorporating the use of the PLAN2 training environment will guide participants through familiarisation and navigation activities.

Completing this professional learning will help you to:

  • record observations of students’ literacy and numeracy capabilities identified using the progressions
  • plan for explicit teaching to support student development and focus on student need
  • analyse and use progression information in PLAN2 to help identify patterns and teaching priorities, evaluate what works best, and strengthen practice in response.
The course consists of six modules. Each module contains multiple topics covering the different aspects of PLAN2 and has been developed to support teachers in monitoring, assessing and recording observations of students' literacy and numeracy learning in PLAN2.

Register for PLAN2: How to eLearning - a technical guide to using PLAN2 via MyPL (course code NR28884)

Content - remote learning (via Microsoft Teams)

The full day workshop focuses on:

  • ALAN and PLAN2 and their relationship with the literacy and numeracy learning progressions
  • The literacy and numeracy progressions and their use in analysing student development

Completing this professional learning will help you to:

  • quickly navigate PLAN2 to analyse and update student, class and cohort information
  • explore the different options to view and monitor student progress
  • build on information captured from Best Start Kindergarten and Best Start Year 7 assessments to track student progress overtime
  • record teacher observations to assist with identifying opportunities for targeted programs and as evidence of successful student learning
  • generate analysis and export information for use in existing teaching and assessment cycles

Register for PLAN2: How to - a technical guide for using PLAN2 through MyPL (Course code NRG09590).

Note: Sessions will be held remotely via Microsoft Teams.

To participate, you will need:

Dates and locations

Note: Closed sessions are only available to staff located at the host school.

To arrange a school specific remote session, leadership teams can contact us at

Term 2

  • Week 2 - Wednesday 28 April
  • Week 3 - Tuesday 4 May or Thursday 6 May
  • Week 4 - Tuesday 11 May or Thursday 13 May
  • Week 5 - Monday 17 May
  • Week 6 - Friday 28 May
  • Week 7 - Wednesday 2 June
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