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Supporting primary educators to implement explicit instruction for student success - VIC

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Join our expert-led, in person workshops for Victorian primary teachers to uncover explicit and effective classroom programs in Phonics and Mathematics. Featuring presentations from authors and the Oxford University Press product teams, these workshops will equip you with strategies and resources to help you maximise student learning and understanding. 

You can choose to attend just one session, or both. Select your preferred date, location and sessions at registration.


Wednesday 24th July | Northside Christian College, Bundoora
Thursday 25th July | Templeton Primary School, Wantirna


3:30pm | Afternoon tea and check-in
4:00pm | Phonics workshop
4:45pm | Break
5:00pm | Mathematics workshop
5:45pm | End


Session Agenda

Join our free Essential Letters and Sounds Australia (ELSA) workshop to find out how Oxford can support you in implementing a cost effective and evidence-based approach to teaching phonics in your school.

Hosted by Oxford University Press' Joanna Lake, this workshop will include:

  • Essential Letters and Sounds Australia overview and principles
  • An introduction to our Australian experts, Karina Stocker and Dr Nathaniel Swain
  • A look at the ELSA phonics sequence, aligned to Letters and Sounds
  • An introduction to the program components, with a focus on:
    • Complete teacher support (including front-of-class presentations)
    • Assessment
    • Interventions
    • Fully decodable texts
  • Information on program implementation, ongoing training and coaching
  • Free resources designed to help you implement the program successfully

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Meet the presenter

Joanna Lake
Product Manager: Primary, Licensing & Export at OUP ANZ

Joanna Lake is a highly experienced educational publisher. She manages all publishing across the Primary portfolio at OUP ANZ and is the publisher of Essential Letters and Sounds Australia, Oxford’s fully decodable series Oxford Reading for Comprehension Decodables (highly commended at the Educational Publishing Awards 2022) and Oxford Reading for Comprehension Discover, along with Oxford Spelling and a number of other Literacy series.

Join our free Oxford Maths for Australian Schools workshop to find out how Oxford can support you in implementing a differentiated approach to teaching mathematics in your school.

Hosted by Oxford University Press' Emma Short, this workshop will include:

  • Oxford Maths for Australian Schools overview and pedagogy
  • A presentation from expert author Annie Facchinetti, with contributions from Brian Murray
  • A closer look at the program components, including:
    • Pre-and post-assessment
    • Practice and mastery
    • Online assessment, tracking and reporting

Each attendee will receive*:
*Terms and Conditions apply

Meet the presenters 

Annie Facchinetti

Author – Oxford Maths for Australian Schools

Most recently the Head of Literacy (P-6) at Melbourne’s Xavier College, Annie has previously held Mathematics and Teaching and Learning Leadership roles at suburban primary schools in north-east Melbourne and is a passionate and experienced teaching practitioner. Annie is also an educational author, has served as editor and a regular contributor to education journals and publications, and recently completed a Master of Education in Allied School Psychology.

Emma Short

Portfolio Manager: Primary Mathematics at OUP ANZ

A highly experienced publisher in the educational publishing industry, Emma is the lead publisher of Oxford Maths for Australian Schools (2017 EPAA Winner Primary Teaching Resource, 2017/2020 EPAA Winner Primary Student Resource – Mathematics/Numeracy), Maths Plus, Advanced Primary Maths and the Oxford Teacher Reference series including Open-ended Maths Activities, Challenging Mathematical Tasks and Maths Sequences for the Early Years by Peter Sullivan et al.

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