Effective reading: phonological awareness


This professional learning provides Kindergarten teachers with an opportunity to explore the practical application of evidence based teaching of reading.

Who should participate?

K-2 teachers (specifically aimed at Kindergarten teachers)

Mode of delivery

Face-to-face (one day).


This professional learning focuses on exploring how phonological awareness and oral language is necessary for effective reading instruction. Teachers will gain an understanding of how phonological awareness can be explicitly and systematically taught.

Completing this course will help teachers to:

  • reflect and implement evidence based reading practices, with an understanding of the necessary components of effective instruction
  • plan, assess and differentiate effective instruction to support the development of phonological awareness for students, within a reading program
  • explore practical aspects of phonological awareness teaching and learning in the classroom

Register for 'Effective Reading: Phonological Awareness' via MyPL [Course code RG04908]

Dates and Location

Metropolitan North

Talavera Road Office 31-Jul
Excelsior Public School 5-Aug, 9-Aug and 2-Sep
(3 afternoon sessions)
Ringrose Education Office 13-Aug

For more information, contact Rosemary Daubney

Metropolitan South

Miranda Office 28-Aug
Riverwood Education Office 30-Aug
Strathfield Education Office 2-Sep

For more information, contact Martin Lauricella

Regional North

Maitland Education Office15-Aug
Tuggerah Office 21-Aug
Windale Public School 22-Aug

For more information, contact Davina Bowen

Regional South

Warilla Office 7-Aug
Glenfield Education Office 27-Aug
Campbelltown Education Office12-Sep

For more information, contact Renee Gilbert

Rural North

Taree Public School 6-Aug
Inverell Public School 12-Aug
Coffs Harbour Office 20-Aug
Murwillumbah Office 26-Aug
Westlawn Public School 27-Aug
Excelsior Public School2-Sep
Goonellabah Education Office17-Oct

For more information, contact Jill Dutton

Rural South and West

Wagga Wagga Education Office 31-Jul
Queanbeyan Education Office12-Aug
Orange - Winhanganha Learning Centre 23-Aug
Merimbula Public School (LMBR Training room) 27-Aug
Dubbo -  iTeach Arthur St 30-Aug
Batemans Bay Education Office 12-Sep
Hay Public School 17-Sep
Albury Education Office19-Sep
Griffith Public School26-Nov
Tallimba Public School28-Nov

For more information, contact Leone Dewhurst

NESA Registered Professional Development

Completing 'Effective reading: phonological awareness' [Course code RG04908] will contribute to 5 hours of NESA Registered PD addressing 2.5.2, 5.1.2, 6.2.2 and 6.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

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