This stream is designed to expand educators’ knowledge of the foundational skills necessary for the development of reading ability at any age. Students will have the opportunity to develop and apply advanced knowledge of the theory and research surrounding early reading instruction, as well as build plan, deliver and evaluate evidence-based reading instruction that meets the needs of all learners. The aim of this stream is to provide educators with the knowledge and skills they to lead their colleagues in developing effective instruction in foundational reading skills for all students. 

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Completion requirements

A specialisation consists of 40cp.

Complete exactly 40 credit points from the following:

  • EDER550Evidence-based Practice and Practice-based Evidence10 CP
  • EDER651How Children Learn and How Teachers can Meet the Needs of All Learners10 CP
  • EDER652From Phonemes to Phonics: Theory, Research, Differentiated Instruction and Assessment10 CP
  • EDER653Word Reading and Spelling: Theory, Research, Differentiated Instruction and Assessment10 CP

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