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Passing the Literacy Skills Test 5ed

by Jim Johnson and Bruce Bond Learning Matters
Pub Date:
02/2018
ISBN:
9781526440181
Format:
Pbk 144 pages
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The one and only literacy skills test guide that's popular amongst students and widely recommended by initial teacher training providers is now back revised and updated with even more great additions! Outlining all of the requirements of the Literacy Skills Test, this much-loved student resource explains the essential subject knowledge candidates need and includes practice questions for test preparation.


 


 


 


New to this fifth edition:


 


 




  • A full practice test


  • Even more practice questions


  • Additional question and answer commentary


  • More guidance on grammar, punctuation and spelling




 


 


If you're applying or have already applied to teacher training in England, you must pass the mandatory Literacy Skills test before starting the course. This go-to-guide helps you plan, prepare and pass the test offering much more than just a collection of practice questions. It will help you familiarise yourself with the skills and knowledge to be tested, fully understand the format and structure of the Literacy Skills Test and know what to expect on the day of the test.  


 


 


 


Don't forget the companion guide -Passing the Numeracy Skills Test


 


 


 


 


 
Jim Johnson is an Honorary Fellow of Nottingham Trent University where, until his retirement, he led the English team in the Department of Primary Education. Bruce Bond has been involved in writing, editing, observing, reviewing and trialling the QTS Literacy Skills Tests for over 10 years. He has also been closely associated with the national development and evaluation of the Initial Teacher Training pilots in individual learning plans, mentoring, and teaching observation and practice. /par1/After attending Goldsmiths and Rolle College in the late 1960s, he built up over 30 years of experience teaching English and literacy in the SEN, primary, secondary and further education sectors before becoming an educational consultant and author of literacy assessments. /par1//par1/Since 2000 other projects have included authoring and editing: Key Skills Communication assessments; Functional Skills English standards and assessments; and the university entry level assessment project in Mozambique. This involved travelling throughout the country working with teams of teachers and lecturers compiling standardised English objective tests./par1/ /par1/Bruce Bond is currently an associate member of AlphaPlus Consultancy Ltd.