Supporting literacy skills

Assist learners’ literacy skills in an educational setting by getting acquainted with the ways to identify their needs, create developmental targets, and clarify the literacy demands of activities. Reflect on the approaches to develop reading, writing, and communication skills, and enhance learners' confidence with English. This brief course is aimed at learning support practitioners.

Learning outcomes

You will be able to assess literacy skills so you know how to best support each learner You will understand that the skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening are all interrelated, and why phonetics is used in the teaching of reading and spelling You will be confident enough to develop your own games and strategies for clarifying and reinforcing learning

Advantages of this course

Some children, young people, and adults face barriers to accessing teaching and learning and may find English especially difficult. This course will explore some of these barriers, such as dyslexia and visual impairment, and suggests ways to reduce or remove them. By providing literacy support, you are an important part of ensuring all learners have an equal chance to succeed in education. Literacy underpins all learning in every subject area. It starts with communication skills – speaking and listening, which in turn underpin word acquisition, spelling and reading. By the end of this short course, you will have gained the knowledge and confidence that you will need to actively support literacy skills in the learning environment. Additional activities encourage you to reflect on your learning There is also suggested extended reading that gives both practical information and links to websites to expand knowledge

On successful completion of this course, you will have the option of purchasing a CACHE certificate. This certificate must not be confused with nationally regulated qualification achievement.

Endorsement statement

Our short course has been reviewed by a Subject Specialist in childcare and endorsed by CACHE demonstrating the quality and rigor. CACHE is a trading name of NCFE (registered company number 02896700) and CACHE; Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education; and NNEB are registered trademarks owned by NCFE. This is an unregulated programme and is not a nationally recognised qualification.
This CACHE endorsed course is provided in partnership with Laser Learning.
Course Fee: Rs. 7000 /100 USD