FAO Headteacher and all teaching staff


Supporting children with difficulties in reading and writing in a classroom

- a cost-free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) for all teachers,
co-produced by the University of London Institute of Education and Dyslexia International.

Start date for first course: 1 October 2014

Duration: six weeks, 3  - 5 hours per week of study

This new MOOC:

  • embodies latest research by leading experts in literacy and management of reading failure
  • is highly interactive
  • offers discussion forums
  • optionally, allows users to earn a Certificate by the University of London at a fee of about £ 32.00.

For more details and to sign up go to:


What is a 'MOOC'? See Stanford University's Professor Daphne Koller's TED talk.   daphne_koller_what_we_re_learning_from_online_education?language=en


The Institute of Education, University of London, is a world leader in teacher training and academic policy.

Dyslexia International - better training, better teaching, established in 2000, is a not-for-profit NGO in consultative partnership status with UNESCO. It is dedicated to providing free resources for teachers and lobbying for children and adults with reading difficulties.


Dyslexia International ASBL
24B Cottenham Park Road, London SW20 0RZ