Bob Cox - Opening Doors to Challenging Reading for All Learners!

About the Session

Bob will explore:

  • a case study on ensuring excellence in English can be offered to all
  • a toolkit for opening doors to a treasury of language and stories, including literary journeys!
  • examples of quality text to quality writing journeys.
  • using online modules.

About Bob

Bob Cox is the author of the award winning ‘Opening Doors’ series and has been presenting ideas about high quality learning and English at regional, national and international conferences for thirteen years. Bob was a teacher for 23 years, then worked in school improvement for Buckinghamshire before becoming freelance.

Bob’s five books support moves towards a richer, deeper and more creative English curriculum. Bob has now worked in about 500 schools encouraging approaches using quality texts to quality writing routes: picturebooks, children’s fiction, poetry and great literature. The skills and knowledge of the teacher is at the centre of this process.

Recent briefs have included webinars for Chiltern TSA and various LA’s and Trusts with key-notes for NATE, The Education Festival, ‘Reading Rocks’ and ‘The Oxford Reading Spree’. Bob’s team has devised free online resources with 15 minute talk throughs, literary gems for English lovers!


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