Tarjinder Gill is an experienced ex-primary school teacher who has taught in diverse inner-city schools in Birmingham, Leicester and London. Currently, she is working on a number of different education related projects and has spoken at a number of events including the Battle of Ideas and ResearchEd.
With the introduction of the Literacy Strategy, teachers in primary school were expected to teach nine different genres of writing each year. Since 2014, many have attempted to marry these with the new national curriculum objectives with limited success. In this presentation, I will examine the logic behind the strategy, the limitations of the teaching […]