Professional learning

Professional learning opportunities, including webinars and workshops, are communicated via the MYLNS Arc channelExternal Link .

Professional learning is also provided via the Learning Management System (LMS)External Link . Improvement Teachers are provided with access to the LMS when they are first nominated by their school. Improvement Teachers can contact the MYLNS inbox ( with any queries regarding accessing the LMS.

Literacy and mathematics teaching toolkits

Literacy and mathematics teaching toolkits provide practical advice and high impact teaching practices that improve outcomes in numeracy and mathematics, reading, writing, and speaking and listening.

The toolkits are available on the department’s website, visit : Literacy Teaching ToolkitExternal Link and Mathematics Teaching ToolkitExternal Link .

The Toolkits include links to the Literacy learning progressionsExternal Link and the Numeracy learning progressionsExternal Link .

Learning difficulties information guides

The learning difficulties information guides are a foundation for understanding learning difficulties in numeracy and literacy. These guides can assist school leaders and teachers to understand more about the needs of students with learning difficulties.

To access the learning difficulties information guides, visit: Learning difficultiesExternal Link .

Literacy and numeracy for Koorie students

The department provides a range of resources to support literacy and English for Koorie students. These include:

  • Koorie English online
  • school leadership guides
  • the Koorie Literacy and Numeracy Program
  • teaching and learning videos to improve Koorie students’ reading comprehension

For more information, visit: Literacy and English for Koorie studentsExternal Link .

English as an additional language

English as an additional language (EAL) resources are available to support teachers with students of EAL background develop proficiency in English.

For more information, visit: English as an Additional Language (EAL)External Link

Digital Assessment Library

The Digital Assessment Library (DAL) is an online and on demand student learning assessment tool that is freely available from the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority (VCAA). It provides timely and detailed information on individual student performance. The DAL contains assessments that are aligned to the Victorian Curriculum and include English, Mathematics and Critical and Creative Thinking strands.

For more information, visit: Digital Assessment Library (DAL)External Link .

Other relevant resources

Resources page containing supporting resources and links for the Middle Years Literacy and Numeracy Support (MYLNS) initiative

Reviewed 12 February 2024

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