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Book one or all of our 45-minute webinars to top-up your professional learning and to get answers to your questions.

Our webinar schedule includes a range of webinars on various topics for teachers, school leaders, private practitioners and parents. Each webinar includes an opportunity to ask questions and discuss the topic. 

Booking is simple. Check webinar dates below and book by filling in the form. We will send you a link to join the Zoom meeting with instructions before the date. 

Webinar - Intervention using Little Learners Love Literacy®

How can LLLL be implemented  in a small group or one-to-one intervention setting? Join this webinar with to find out.


Webinar - Assessing reading with the Little Learners Assessment of Reading Skills (LLARS)

How can reading be assessed effectively? Join this webinar to find out about the LLARS - our free assessment.


Webinar - Teaching and assessing phonological awareness with Little Learners Love Literacy®

Phonological awareness is crucial for both reading and spelling success. Join this webinar to find out more.


Webinar - Teaching spelling with Little Learners Love Literacy®

How can we teach spelling explicitly alongside reading? Join this webinar to find out!


Webinar - An Introduction to Little Learners Love Literacy®

Heard of Little Learners Love Literacy®, but not quite sure what it’s all about? This webinar is for you!


Webinar - Little Learners Assessment of Spelling Skills (LLASS)

How can spelling be assessed effectively from the start of school? Join this webinar to find out...


Webinar - Small Group Reading with Decodable Books 

How can decodable books be used effectively in the classroom? Join this webinar to find out...


Webinar - Little Learners decodable books and how to use them

We call the decodable storybooks ‘our secret ingredient’ to success. Join this webinar to find out why.


Webinar - Little Learners Love Literacy in Special Education Settings

Educators working in special schools are using and adapting the LLLL program to suit their student needs. Join this webinar to learn more ...




Sandra Sartor

Sandra's passion is to collaboratively work with families and schools to support children in developing their literacy confidence, skills and knowledge. Apart from being an experienced teacher, Sandra has extensive experience in supporting children with additional needs in the private, public and community-based sectors. Sandra is the director of ‘Lasting Lessons’ literacy services in Melbourne.

Lisa Bellman Ansell

Lisa Bellman Ansell is a teacher and intervention specialist at New Gisborne Primary School. She is reading recovery trained and was a firm whole language advocate before returning to study and uncovering the research about explicit sequential phonics. Lisa now teaches using evidence-based methods and has recently completed the rigorous LETRS training program through DSF SPELD foundation.

Maureen Pollard

Maureen is the creator of Little Learners Love Literacy® and Sound Check. She is passionate that ALL children learn to read, write and spell with confidence. Her teaching experience is extensive in all sectors of education and in many countries - England, Spain, South Africa as well as Australia.

Sarah Collins

Sarah is a primary school educator with over 17 year’s experience. She has her Masters of Education and has held roles such as classroom teacher, Literacy Coach and Literacy Leader. Sarah has implemented Little Learners Love Literacy at her school and at home with her sons. She is passionate that all children learn to read, write and spell with confidence.

Alexandra Harper

Alex is Little Learners Love Literacy's publishing manager - developing new resources and professional learning. Like all of the team at LLLL, Alex is passionate that ALL children learn to read, write and spell with confidence. She spends lots of time in classrooms as well as keeping up to date with the latest literacy research to ensure all our resources are the best they can possibly be.

Jamie Coombs

Jamie is a teacher and Learning Specialist with over 18 years experience in education. She currently teaches in a large inner-city primary school where she uses the Little Learners Love Literacy® program – both in a classroom setting and as an intervention tool. Jamie has completed a Masters in Special Education and is co-founder of NESTS. Jamie’s guiding principle is that every child has the right to learn and is capable of learning: "We have to create the opportunities to set students up for success".

Olivia Durnan

Olivia is a primary educator who is passionate about providing every student with the opportunity to succeed when learning to read. A voracious reader herself, Olivia recognises that this vital skill provides a gateway to a world of wonder and imagination. She has experience implementing the Little Learners program in junior classrooms and has witnessed its immense impact on student achievement. Olivia is excited to play a role in supporting other educators using the program and helping as many students as possible become confident, successful readers.