Education Endowment Foundations summary of recommendations for Improving Literacy in the Secondary School.
Research from Oxford University Press and
The Centre for Education and Youth examines vocabulary at the time of transition from primary to secondary school.
@SPBeale Guided Reading – a useful resource around Guided Reading to help scaffold pupils’ thinking around reading and analysing a text.
The Confident Teacher blog
South Lanarkshire Council resources (2021)
SLC Spotlight on Literacy clinics
Support for Secondary School Practitioners Planning Teaching and Learning
Making Better Readers (Strathaven Academy)
Alex Quigley Vocabulary resources
Reading for pleasure digitally: secondary (National Literacy Trust)
Seeing yourself in what you read (National Literacy Trust report)
Diversity and children and young people’s reading in 2020
Alex Quigley: Do we need to sort out silent reading?
Alex Quigley: Confident readers in our digital age
The following links to professional learning resources, produced by Education Scotland, are designed to match some aspects of the way learning takes place in Curriculum for Excellence, through the breadth, challenge and application of learning for improvement in literacy through group discussion, reading and writing.
Education Scotland Literacy Professional Learning Resources – Literacy across learning in secondary schools
Scots Language in Curriculum for Excellence
Enhancing skills in literacy, developing successful learners and confident individuals
In April 2017, Education Scotland commissioned an expert Scots Language practitioner to visit three primary and three secondary schools to observe the learning and teaching of Scots as part of Curriculum for Excellence (CfE). This report, published in August 2017, outlines the good practice observed during the visits and the positive impact for learners.