Project ID - TIS000627
Addressing Underachievement in Literacy - to raise the achievement levels in reading and writing of mainstream pupils.

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Project offered at

Knockloughrim Primary School
BT45 8QT


Simon Finlay

Student Skills

Interest in teaching young people or children. Good literacy skills at GCSE or A'Level. Enjoyment of reading.

Expected Pupil Outcomes

Pupils will have increased enjoyment and love for reading. Develop confidence and self-esteem in general literacy. Pupils reading, spelling and general literacy test results will improve in line with cognitive ability.

Expected Student Tutor Outcomes

Work based experience. Experience and skills in team work (i.e. working with other teachers/classroom assistants) Ability to plan for different needs.

Extra Information

Times and dates flexible to meet willing University students timetable.

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