News & Updates

Prepare your class with a New Year Migration

Well, we’ve certainly reached the pointy end of the school holidays. We hope you’ve had a lovely break and are refreshed and ready to hit the ground running in 2019. You probably have a million things on your mind at the moment amid lesson plans, new classes and general drudge of back-to-school admin, so we’ve…

Macquarie Dictionary’s Word of the Year for 2018

If you’re a LiteracyPlanet user, odds are you’re obsessed with words as we are. But if you were asked to sum up 2018 in one word, which one would you choose? Not an easy task, by any means. But if anyone’s got the know-how to find the most-2018 of every word in existence, it’s the…

Our year in review

As we approach the end of 2018 we’d like to thank every school, teacher and parent and tutor for being part of the LiteracyPlanet family. This year has been one of the biggest ever for LiteracyPlanet and we’ve been proud to continue to deliver one of the world’s premier online English literacy resources. Here’s a…

LiteracyPlanet aligned to CEFR and Cambridge Curriculum

Here at LiteracyPlanet we’re proud to offer a program aligned to numerous curricula around the world, and that list has just become even bigger! LiteracyPlanet’s exercises are now aligned to the European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) and the Cambridge Curriculum, making it the world’s most comprehensive English literacy learning program. The CEFR and…

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…