Sound key to reading in schools The Australian It has helped children in their first three years at Earlwood Public School, in Sydney's inner west, achieve results eight times higher than the national average.
The glossary definition for Visual literacy from the BOS NSW Syllabus for the Australian curriculum in English K–10 contains the key terms and concepts about visual texts, media and communication used in the syllabus.
The Visual Literacy White Paper (.pdf 181kB) has a brief overview and history of visual literacy.
The Visual Literacy slideshow (pdf 12.8 MB) provides a comprehensive introduction to visual literacy and visual texts, including examples and activities on analysing and decoding photographs, magazines and print advertisements.
The publisher Walker Books has great teaching notes which have been based on the Australian National English Curriculum and have a strong focus on multimodal learning and use of web 2.0 tools. They can be downloaded ...
Developed by Education Services Australia through The Le@rning Federation, the education collection is designed to help teachers and students make the most of the wide range of moving image resources on the site. The clips in this collection are accompanied by teachers’ notes created by specialist curriculum writers. Expert curators’ notes also provide useful background material.