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Teacher professional development

I provide training for teachers in the primary and secondary sectors. I can provide 1:1 professional development for teachers, as well as one-off workshops or training days, and short courses. I can design bespoke courses to meet your school's needs. 

Fees are per workshop, per training day or per short course.  Please contact me directly for further details.


I offer training in:

  • Young people's vocabulary development

  • Etymology

  • Morphology

  • Word decoding

  • Reading comprehension

  • Oracy skills and confidence

  • Writing skills development

  • Research-informed practice

  • Innovative literacy pedagogies

  • Using evaluation in school development plans

Past training courses include:

  • A short course (four workshops) on using etymology to develop learners' word awareness in the classroom, evaluating new practice and using feedback in school development plans.

  • A short course (four workshops) on using morphology to develop learners' word decoding and comprehension skills.

  • The etymology of the Welsh language.

  • Developing oracy skills: Using debate to help learners find their voices.

  • Tackling vocabulary comprehension in line with the new Curriculum for Wales.

  • Words, parts and meanings: Using morphology to help learners breakdown complex vocabulary.

  • Evaluation methods: Integrating feedback into practice.

  • Teachers as researchers: ideas, methods, practice and evaluation.

Past clients

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