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Dictation is a time efficient structured option and addition to literacy blocks, which facilitates progress in a relatively short period of time.

Dictation is a time efficient structured option and addition to literacy blocks, which facilitates progress in a relatively short period of time. This is a short course which outlines a range of ways dictation can be delivered in the primary schools years and the benefits from the regular presentation. Suggestions for presenting dictation to junior, middle or upper primary students and classes with diverse ranges in ability will be explored.

NOTE: If you would like to purchase a single user licence, please sign up for the course here to gain immediate access


At the end of my course, students will be able to:

  • Understand what is dictation and what the benefits of dictation.
  • Identify appropriate passages for dictation.
  • Established guidelines for marking dictation which make the marking time efficient.
  • Understand how to present dictation at a junior, middle and upper primary level.
  • Support dictation and make it easier (particularly for the students with delayed skills).
  • Understand how to present dictation when there is a wide range of ability within the class.
  • Effectively implementation of PLD’s ‘Phonic Dictation’ range (should the range be available)
  • Use support staff to facilitate dictation (should staffing allow for this)
  • Use technology to support dictation.

Who should take this course? Who should not?

  • The course focuses upon the delivery of dictation within the primary school years. If however teachers in the secondary sector have students operating at a primary school level, this course will be appropriate.
  • Literacy Coordinators and/or Curriculum Coordinators (looking for positive and consistent processes within schools).
  • Day care and community care providers.
  • Student teachers and/or parents.
  • Tutors aiming to devise a program for the students they are working with.
  • Speech pathologists, educational psychologists or occupational therapists working within the realm of early literacy.

What will students need to know or do before starting this course?

  • The online course is ideal for the beginning of a school year, but it can be commenced at any time within an academic year.
  • The course is very practical in nature, demonstrating many ways to approach the the presentation of dictation passages to whole class groups or smaller focused groups who present with specific needs.



If you purchase more than one online course licence at one time you now receive a scaled discount.

2 to 5 User Licences – 10% discount per licence

6 to 10 User Licences – 15% discount per licence

11 to 20 User Licences – 25% discount per licence

21 to 50 User Licences – 35% discount per licence

51 to 100 User Licences – 50% discount per licence

100 + User Licences – please send an enquiry to [email protected] for a quote specific to your needs.


NOTE: Upon purchasing this course you will receive an e-mail within 48 hours with your login credentials and details on how to access the course. You will have 3 months to register for the course and once registered, you will have full access to the course for 90 days.


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Online CoursesYear 1 & 2Years 3 to 6