News & Updates

LiteracyPlanet launches brand new curriculum tool

LiteracyPlanet has announced an exciting new tool that makes finding the right exercise for your class easier than ever before. We’re proud to offer a program with exercises aligned to numerous curricula around the world and we wanted to make it easier for teachers to identify which exercises they need to assign to fulfil key…

LiteracyPlanet at EduTECH Asia 2018

EduTECH Asia is a celebration of everything great in education technology, where the region’s leading innovators come together to showcase their products, share ideas and make connections. LiteracyPlanet had a presence at this year’s conference, at Singapore’s Suntec Convention & Exhibition Centre. Literacy Development Manager Steve Hoskins and Head of Product Development Malcolm Sharman joined…

Word Mania boosting literacy in students across Australia and New Zealand

Australia and New Zealand’s biggest literacy competition has wrapped up for 2018! More than 400,000 students from 2,000 schools improved their literacy outcomes by participating in Word Mania this year. Run by LiteracyPlanet for Years 1 to 9, Word Mania is based on a digital word building exercise that challenges students to think outside the box…

How to engage underperforming students with this useful tool

One of the biggest challenges an educator faces if finding a way to engage underperforming students. Recent analysis from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) suggests that gamification helps motivate students, particularly those who need to complete extra work in order to catch up with their peers. What do the findings show? PwC examined the scores of LiteracyPlanet students…

10 steps to prepare your class for Word Mania Round 1

Word Mania 2018 is less than a week away! Australia’s biggest online literacy competition is back. Word Mania 2018 is less than a week away and with $350,000 in prizes up for grabs students across Australia and New Zealand are getting ready to participate in the word-building madness. And it’s not too late to join…

LiteracyPlanet used in schools across 50 countries!

Students around the world are falling in love with LiteracyPlanet. Premier education resource LiteracyPlanet has well and truly gone global, with confirmation it is now used in schools across more than 50 countries. From Australia to Albania, Nigeria, Spain, Switzerland and everywhere in between, LiteracyPlanet is proving itself to be an effective classroom tool wherever…

Word Mania 2018 Round 1 is about to start!

Don’t miss your chance to win a share in $350,000 in prizes and take part in the word-building fun that is Word Mania 2018! Australia’s biggest online literacy competition is just around the corner, with half a million students expected to compete in Word Mania 2018. This word-building competition is free for all schools in…

Word Mania is back for 2018!

It’s that time of the year again! Australia’s biggest online literacy competition is back, with LiteracyPlanet’s Word Mania 2018. Close to half a million students around Australia are expected to take part in the ultimate test of word building abilities, with more than $350,000 in prizes up for grabs. Last year over 400,000 students from…

Early Literacy a Key Focus for Gonski Funding

Amongst the talk and debate around how schools should use the additional Federal Government funding they will receive following the Gonski review, there is a broadly accepted priority: early literacy.