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Writing professional learning resource

What is this?

​The writing professional learning resource is designed to support improvement in literacy attainment by helping schools to build their capacity in teaching writing skills.

The resource makes reference to the Scottish Survey of Literacy and Numeracy (SSLN) which took place between 2011 and 2016.

Who is this for?

​This resource is designed to be used by groups of primary and/or secondary practitioners to evaluate current practice and plan next steps in the learning and teaching of writing skills.

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How to use this learning and assessment resource to improve practice

Use the PowerPoint presentation, complete with full script, to run a workshop session with groups of practitioners in order to:

  • reflect on current practice in the learning, teaching and assessment of writing in your establishment
  • develop practitioners’ understanding and skills in teaching writing in order to improve learners’ attainment

The zip file contains printable materials to be used alongside the workshop slides.


PPT file: Writing professional learning resource workshop session - update August 2017 (2.17 MB)

Zip file: Writing workshop materials (10 KB)