The CLPE is an independent UK charity with a global reputation for the quality of our research into literacy and teaching. Our work promotes high standards in the teaching of literacy. We particularly emphasise the importance of books and literature in enabling children to become confident, happy and enthusiastic readers and writers, with all the benefits this brings.
Work with performance poet Joseph Coelho and advisory teacher Charlotte Hacking to find out how to introduce approaches and techniques to develop writing, poetry and the spoken word with Early Years and Key Stage One children.
We have a wide range of courses, conferences and seminars planned for the summer term. There are some old favourites, new ideas and fantastic events. Whether you are looking for CPD in writing, reading, poetry, phonics or early years, there is something for everyone. Browse our courses and book now.
24th April 2014 - 13:12
24th April 2014 - 12:57
We are offering our *Planning Creatively Around a Text* courses at CLPE in London and at the Story Museum in Oxford. Choose from either of these great venues and make sure you don't miss this essential course.
Conferences for Writing, Early Years and Power of Reading are coming up in the summer term. Book now to secure your place.
Join us for an inspiring and practical two day course for all those teaching phonics in early years or Key Stage One. Based on Letters and Sounds this course provides a range of approaches and activities to support phonics learning within a rich reading curriculum.
A picture book inspired by the true story of a giraffe sent as a gift to the King of France by the Great Pasha of Egypt in the 1820s. The exquisitely composed pictures show the different stages of the journey made by Zeraffa, accompanied by her keeper, the young boy Atir.