Victorian Schools Embrace Phonics Education | West Observer

June 13, 2024 | by magnews24.com

The education minister announced that schools will have three years to establish new phonics programs, which will be rolled out next year. Education editor Robyn Grace asked about regulation of the new system, to which the minister responded that those details are still being worked out. Despite this, he emphasized the importance of collaborating with schools, teachers, and associations to ensure best practices are followed. The minister also mentioned that some existing learning-to-read models will be removed from the curriculum in order to prevent overloading students with the new system.

During The Age Schools Summit, Education editor Robyn Grace and Education Minister Ben Carroll discussed the implementation of new phonics programs in schools. The minister acknowledged the need for collaboration and consultation with educators to ensure the success of the new system. He also expressed a desire to avoid simply adding the new system onto the current model, in order to prevent additional challenges for students and teachers. By working together with schools and education professionals, the government aims to establish best practices for implementing phonics programs in schools.

In response to questions about how the new phonics programs would be regulated, Education Minister Ben Carroll stated that those details were still being finalized. He emphasized the importance of collaboration and consultation with schools, teachers, and associations to ensure that the new system is effectively implemented. Carroll also mentioned that some existing learning-to-read models would be removed from the curriculum to prevent overloading students with additional material. The government aims to work closely with education professionals to establish best practices for the rollout of phonics programs in schools.

The education minister and education editor discussed the implementation of new phonics programs in schools during The Age Schools Summit. The minister emphasized the importance of collaboration and consultation with educators to ensure the success of the new system. He highlighted the need to avoid simply adding the new system onto the current model, in order to prevent additional challenges for students and teachers. By working closely with schools and education professionals, the government aims to develop best practices for the implementation of phonics programs in schools.

Questions about the regulation of the new phonics programs were raised during the Q&A session with the education minister. He explained that those details were still being worked out and emphasized the importance of collaboration with schools, teachers, and associations to ensure the success of the new system. Some existing learning-to-read models will be removed from the curriculum to prevent overloading students with additional material. The government is committed to working closely with education professionals to establish best practices for the rollout of phonics programs in schools.

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