Ruth Miskin’s training team
Our 150 trainers have a strong track record working in senior positions in schools. They undergo a term’s rigorous training with our top trainer team when they join us. This includes the teaching of reading, writing and language development.
Our training packages help you achieve sustained long-term success for all children.
The training packages
Training packages include 1, 2, 3 and 4 below.
The renewal package includes 3 and 4 – with an option to add leadership training.
For trusts, please see booking enquiries.
- In-school training days for up to 45 people
- Face-to-face leadership course
- Online training subscription
- In-school development days
Hour-long remote progress meetings are also available.
View the costs and package options here.
1. In-school training
Whole school training raises teachers’ expectations of all children. We show teachers how to start teaching Read Write Inc. quickly and confidently. All staff need to attend both training days.
All training for phonics, reading and writing activities is available on the online training subscription too, for ongoing practice and training.
2. Leadership training course
The six days of leadership training ensure you make the most of your investment in Read Write Inc. Phonics and build expert reading leaders.
Leadership courses are at regional venues across the country and include:
- Build an expert team: assessment, practice and coaching
- Make a strong start in Reception
- Teach every child to read: one-to-one tutoring
- Progress from sounds to stories: Ditties and Red Storybooks
- Get to grips with graphemes: PSC
- Focus on fluency: Yellow, Blue and Grey Storybooks
Find out more about Leadership training on one of our 30 minute online taster sessions for reading leaders and headteachers: book your place here.
Local Leader of Education and
Headteacher of St Peter at Gowts Primary school
3. Online training subscription
We have the most comprehensive online subscription for the teaching of phonics, reading and writing – films are added every week.
Resources and training for Talk Through Stories, developed by Ruth Miskin to encourage a love of stories and to grow vocabulary, are also included.
The online subscription provides customised pathways for every member of staff to continue their own professional development after face-to-face training.
The Read Write Inc. Phonic element of the online subscription includes:
Reading leaders can provide further training for staff on Read Write Inc. Phonics, Fresh Start, Comprehension. Nursery and Talk Through Stories.
In-action films in the classroom
Teachers can watch experienced teachers in lessons.
Staff can practise the next day’s lessons. Children can join in with phonic lessons at home.
Bite-sized online training for Fast Track Tutoring and in-action films
Tutors learn how to support children making slower progress, including those who have SEND.
4. In-school development days
The trainer works with the reading leader, headteacher and staff while the school is open, focusing on children who need extra support.
Analyse current data and decide next steps
Implement daily one-to-one tuition
Practice and coaching
Accelerate teaching expertise
Make the most of online training pathways for coaching individual staff
5. Remote progress meetings
The hour-long remote progress meetings are with the reading leader and headteacher.
We discuss progress data to decide the next steps for children who are receiving tutoring, and plan staff practice and coaching.
Many schools book remote progress meetings two or three times a year.