TASSCC – Primary Pupil Mentors – Read&Write for Google - Expression of Interest, Braeside School, Thursday, 14. November 2019

Learning Contract
Aberdeen City Council – Education and Children’s Services

Event Title

TASSCC – Primary Pupil Mentors – Read&Write for Google

Focus Area

Digital Learning

Commissioned By

Hazel Lynch, Education Support Officer
Jackie Prentice, Training Manager, Texthelp

Date of event

Wednesday 14th November

Time of event

9:30am – 11:30am


Old Braeside School – Training Room

Target Personnel

2 Pupils from your school – Digital leaders who will be able to share and demonstrate to peers and staff at the school how to use the tools. 
Pupils may be accompanied by 1 or 2 members of staff.

Maximum no of participants

24 (pupils)

Minimum no of participants


Course Content/Objectives

Session 2018/19: Every primary and secondary school in Aberdeen City has access to Read&Write includes take home access. 
- The aim of this course is to train Texthelp Mentors
- Mentors have the responsibility of training other staff and pupils within their own school.
- This course will introduce Read&Write tools that can help to support all learners in literacy based tasks with reading, writing and organisational skills.

Outcomes sought

- Gain an understanding of how Read&Write can be used to support all learners 
- Learn how to use a variety of different tools to support literacy work, and how to ensure accessibility options are optimised.
- Improve the learning experience leading to better outcomes and increased attainment for pupils

How does it link to the standards

2.1.2: Know how to use, design and adapt materials for teaching and learning which stimulate, support and challenge all learners.
3.1.2: Communicate appropriately with all learners, and promote competence and confidence in literacy
3.1.4: Identify effectively barriers to learning and respond appropriately, seeking advice in relation to all learners’ needs as required.
3.2.1: Enable learners to make full use of well-chosen resources, including digital technologies to support teaching and learning.

Thursday, 14. November 2019, Braeside School, TASSCC – Primary Pupil Mentors – Read&Write for Google - Expression of Interest

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