Who We Are
We are a group of 400+ literacy educators from all around Australia.
Most of us work as teachers, principals, consultants in schools, or lecturers in teacher education. Many of us are authors of children’s books and teacher reference books. We are sought as speakers at state, national and international conferences. Our members include presidents and past-presidents of ALEA (Australian Literacy Educators Association), PETAA (Primary English Teaching Association, Australia) and AATE (the Australian Association for the Teaching of English).
We believe that parents deserve accurate information about literacy standards and literacy teaching and learning.
We aim to provide information, and counteract misinformation.
Latest News Stories
10 September 2016
The Age, 9 Sept 2016. – Gonski now represents a lost opportunity for a once-in-a-generation reform of education funding. Instead, we have political partisanship, vested interests and ideology resulting in a patched-together...more»
8 September 2016
The Conversation, 8 Sept 2016. – Students with autism often need to take a break from the demands of the classroom. It isn't enough to give teachers professional development on...more»