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Jolly Learning in East Asia

China

  • Beijing Publications Import & Export Corporation

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    tel:
    8610-65246644
    fax:
    8610-65126930
    town:
    Beijing
  • Bejing Star Kids Children’s Bookstore

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    alex@starkidschina.com
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    86 10 8472 7131
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    86 10 8472 7756
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    Bejing

Hong Kong

Japan

South Korea

Taiwan

China

Franziska Herting

Beijing

Franziska has worked in education for nearly 20 years. She has taught in the UK, Australia and now China. Whilst working as a remedial literacy instructor, Franziska became aware of the importance of phonics in developing successful readers and writers.

Franziska has been teaching with Jolly Phonics for numerous years and loves how the multi-sensory approach appeals to and engages young learners. In her current role as Head of Early Years, Franziska has overseen the implementation of the programme across the school.

email:
fherting@harrowbeijing.cn
tel:
+86 10 64448900 ext. 6206
travel:
Beijing Area

Gary Yung

Gary-YungHangzhou
Gary Yung graduated from a doctoral degree program in Zhejiang University studying comparative education. He also holds an M.A. in Early Childhood Education from UBC, Canada; an M.S. in educational psychology from California State University, USA. He has established a number of international kindergartens in Hangzhou, Zhejiang and Chengdu, Sichuan. He introduced Jolly Phonics to a number of kindergartens in Hong Kong with impressive results.  He sees the need for a quality phonics curriculum to bring to China to help improve English language education in the country. He provides Jolly Phonics teacher training to teachers and parents in the region while working as an education consultant in China in present.

email:
gary992@gmail.com
tel:
(861) 39580 15703

David Calia

David CaliaGuangdong Province

David Calia is an American teacher whose teaching in China first started at a large international school. From there he has moved to a local Chinese Kindergarten and to supporting training centers, using Jolly Phonics in each of these.  David has seen the success of this teaching and the confidence of the children in being able to read.  He is excited at being able to train teachers to achieve in this way.

广东省
大卫·卡利亚(David Calia)是一个美国老师, 一开始执教于在中国的一所大型国际学校。在那工作之后,他已转移到一个中国本地的幼儿园并为一些培训中心作教育顾问,Jolly Phonics一直都为之使用。大卫已经看到了这种教学的成功和目睹孩子们能够阅读的信心。他很高兴能培养教师去实行这样的教学模式。

email:
dcinchina@hotmail.com
tel:
(861) 37101 55437
website:
www.go-goenglish.com/Jolly-Phonics.html

Lin Yuan (Lydia)

Guangdong Province
Yuan is an experienced children’s English and Music teacher since 2004. She is a native Chinese and is commonly known as Lydia-her English name. She was introduced to Jolly Phonics in 2009 while working in an international school. She has since founded her own language school in the south of China and she has experienced amazing results in her students as well as the English teachers that she works with. Lydia is eager to help increase awareness of Phonics in China and help provide high quality English phonics teaching and learning for parents, teachers and students.

自2004年起,媛是一个资深的少儿英语和音乐老师。她是一个土生土长的中国人,他人称她为莉迪亚(Lydia),因此名为其英文名。2009年她在一所国际学校工作时,接触认识到了Jolly Phonics。此后,在中国的南部她成立了自己的语言学校,且在她的学生及与她一起工作的英语老师身上,看到了惊人的成绩。莉迪亚(Lydia)渴望帮助提高在中国,人们对英语自然拼读的认识,并协助提供高品质的英语自然拼读教学和学习给家长们,教师们和学生们。

email:
linyuan.inchina@gmail.com
tel:
0086 15813386323
website:
www.go-goenglish.com

Hong Kong

Andus Li

Andus Li established Jolly Faith Learning Centre in 1998 and since then has been educating young children in Hong Kong and mainland China. Andus holds a first degree from Chinese University of Hong Kong and a Master of Education degree from Baptist University. She had authored a series of text book on phonics currently used by many kindergartens.

Andus is experienced in using phonics in early literacy development with English as the second language. Andus and JFLC regularly conduct workshops for parents and teachers on localised teaching method employing Jolly Phonics and also served the main kindergarten chains in Hong Kong to train in-service teachers. She also participated in local university researches on teaching English in kindergartens.

李影影1998年创立Jolly Faith Learning Centre,致力教育香港及中国幼儿,并提升幼师的教学质素。李女士拥有香港中文大学学士学位及香港浸会大学教育硕士学位,并已出版一系列广为香港幼儿园采用的语音课本。李女士和JFLC定期举办老师及家长工作坊,推介Jolly Phonics和本地化教学法,并向香港主要教育团体提供在职幼师训练及课程设计协助,更参与本地大学的幼儿园英语教学研究工作。

email:
jollyfaith@gmail.com
tel:
(852) 27881866

Beverly Sace

Beverly Sace

Hong Kong

Beverly is an experienced native early years language teacher and has a British masters in Teaching English to Young Learners, specialising on the second language literacy acquisition of children aged 0-6, in which she investigated the reading and spelling of young children through Jolly Phonics in an ESL context.

Beverly runs Sunflowers Literacy Centre in Kwun Tong and has been providing CPD and inset courses on synthetic phonics (Jolly Phonics of course!), spelling, punctuation and grammar (Jolly Grammar), as well as phonemic awareness for the past 7 years through the training company Literacy Asia. She is an inclusive education speaker and researcher at a local university, a school literacy consultant and ELT author of Vocabfonix, which uses Jolly Phonics to teach spelling of vocabulary and the special Jolly Phonics font. Beverly has taught teachers at the British Council and is currently embarking on doctoral studies in literacy and language.

Beverly personally teaches children with mild learning difficulties using Jolly Phonics, which has yielded spectacular progress for her students. She has also started delivering courses to parents, on how to support their children’s reading at home, thereby increasing and speeding reading acquisition. Jolly Phonics is Beverly’s programme of choice – it works excellently with very young learners, delayed readers, as well as children with special needs.

 

email:
bevsace@sunflowerseducation.com
tel:
+852 3481 0985
website:
www.sunflowerseducation.com
travel:
Hong Kong, Macau, Philippines, Thailand

Winnie Pang

winnie-newWan Chai

With more than 15 years of experience in education, Winnie particularly enjoys teaching Phonics. Thanks to many of her Chinese, Japanese, Russian and Vietnamese students, she has had lots of joy hearing them blend words when she sounds them out, and watching them write and spell in a language foreign to them.

Winnie believes in transferring Phonics skills to children as well as their parents so that they can use it to help them read and spell, to become confident users of English, and more importantly, to be able to appreciate English books, movies and songs, and of course to make friends. As well as a Teacher Of English at the British Council from 1999 to now, Winnie has also started giving Phonics training to the teachers at British Council Hong Kong. Her two-day certificate course will be available to all from February 2017. Contact Winnie if you would like to find out more about the course.

 

email:
ahwin.pang@gmail.com
tel:
852 91033078
travel:
Hong Kong, Macau, China, Taiwan, Malaysia, Vietnam

Angela Iu

Hong Kong and China

Angela has been teaching English as a Second Language for over 30 years, and teaching children aged 3-14 with Jolly Phonics & Grammar and Jolly Music. She believes that good teachers teach well, but better teachers motivate students to self motivate themselves to learn!

By using the songs from Jolly Phonics and Jolly Music, Angela creates a fun environment for the students. By structuring the classroom so students know what is expected of them, Angela creates disciplined and motivated students.

She is currently holding workshops for both teachers and parents with the Institute of Advanced Learning and Jolly Knowledge Association in Hong Kong, helping to implement Jolly Phonics and Jolly Music, and develop teachers’ skills. She is eager to help other teachers to learn the joys that teaching with Jolly Series can bring as well as ensuring that, once learnt, those skills are used for their further English Language education.

email:
angela@crisyland.com
tel:
(852) 9103 0011
website:
www.crisyland.com
travel:
Hong Kong and China

Robin Chan

Robin Chan

With more than 20 years of experience in teaching English, Robin (B.Ed., TESOL) has been teaching Jolly Phonics for over 15 years. He has witnessed how effective using synthetic phonics with young children is, and the wonderful results it produces. As a phonics specialist, Robin is currently involved in one-to-one teaching of Jolly Phonics to K-1 & K-3 pupils in Hong Kong. Robin provides reading assessments for pupils and advice to parents to help develop their child’s literacy. Robin also specializes in teaching English Grammar and writing to children who have mastered phonics skills. Robin has recently started teaching Jolly Phonics to adults as well. In addition, Robin would like to teach any interested individuals French phonics.

email:
robinccy@outlook.com
tel:
852 9820 8237

Japan

David Watkins

Tokyo

David is originally from the UK but has been living and working in Japan since 2001, teaching in both private and public schools. In 2013, David set up Yamatalk English school to focus on teaching younger learners. David began to teach with Jolly Phonics in 2014, seeing outstanding results from his students. He finds Jolly Phonics to be a wonderful way not only to teach children literacy, but to also unlock their enthusiasm and motivation for studying English.

David would like to share his experiences with Jolly Phonics as a means to teach literacy, not just with other teachers, but with parents looking to get more involved in their children’s English learning.

子どもたちの読み書き力を向上できるように、先生方だけでなく、保護者の方とも一緒にジョリーフォニックスを学んでいけたら嬉しいです。トレーニングは英語で行いますが、配布資料には適宜、日本語を併記いたします。お問い合わせは英語・日本語どちらでも大丈夫です。

www.facebook.com/YamatalkEnglish

email:
yamatalkenglish@gmail.com
website:
www.yamatalk-english.com
travel:
Japan (and other countries in the region with notice)

Shino Abe

shinoYokohama, Kanagawa

Shino has been working for Yokosuka Gakuin Elementary School in Kanagawa since 2006. She has seen the impact of Jolly Phonics and the outstanding results that their students have achieved learning English with the Jolly Phonics programme. Shino firmly believes that Jolly Phonics is the best solution for learning to read, write and speak in English, so would love to share her experiences with other teachers, so they too can make a difference to their students and schools.

小学校でジョリーフォニックスを使って指導していますが、ジョリーフォニックスを習った子どもたちの変化に、一番驚いたのは我々教員でした。ジョリーフォニックスは日本の子どもたちに必要な指導法です。小学校現場での実践を共有しながら、このプログラムを多くの先生方と一緒に学んでいくことができたら幸いです。トレーニングは日本語で行います。

email:
shinois@outlook.jp
tel:
+81 (0)46852 1920
website:
www.yokosukagakuin.ac.jp/primary/YGES/YGES_top.html
travel:
All of Japan

Georgette Keolanui-Wilson

Georgette-Profile-PicGeorgette is a native English speaker from Kamuela, Hawaii. She has been an EFL educator in Japan for over 13 years. She strongly believes in teaching synthetic phonics. Since using the Jolly Phonics programme her students have gained the necessary skills to help them become successful readers and writers of English. Her students and their families’ motivation to learn English soars once they grasp the core skills learned through the programme. She would love to share those skills with you and help you and your students build a strong phonetic programme by using Jolly Phonics.

email:
FamilyPhonics@outlook.com
tel:
090-2218-5961
travel:
All of Japan / U.S. Military Installations within the Pacific Region

Alex Conley

Tokyo

Alex Conley is from California, USA and he has lived and worked in Japan since May 2011. He is the founder of Phonics In Japan, a company dedicated to training teachers and parents how to best teach Jolly Phonics and providing the appropriate materials to support their training. He is also the Executive Director of ALEX 英会話 and currently teaches English in Tsukishima, Tokyo. He has been using Jolly Phonics and Grammar on a daily basis for the last six years because the fun and multi-sensory approach is the most efficient and effective way of teaching students to read, write and spell. He hopes to share his experiences and knowledge with students, parents and other teachers throughout Japan.

アレックス・コンリーはアメリカのカリフォルニア州出身で、20115月に日本に来てからずっと英語を教えています。彼はフォニックス・イン・ジャパンの創立者で、ジョリーフォニックスの最も効果的な勉強法を教えられるよう先生やご両親の育成に努めたり、トレーニング用の教材を提供しています。またALEX英会話の社長でもあり、現在は東京の月島で英語を教えています。授業では6年前からジョリーフォニックスやジョリーグラマーを取り入れてます。楽しみながら多くの感覚を刺激する事が、読み・書きを教える最も効率的で効果的な方法だと考えているからです。今までの経験や知識を生徒達やご両親、そして先生方に日本で広めていきたいと思っています。

トレーニングは英語で行いますが、配布資料には適宜、日本語を併記いたします。お問い合わせは英語・日本語どちらでも大丈夫です。

 www.facebook.com/phonicsinjapan/

 

email:
phonicsinjapan@hotmail.com
tel:
080 6869 7771
website:
www.phonicsinjapan.com
travel:
Tokyo, Chiba, Kanagawa, Hiroshima and other regions of Japan with sufficient notice.

Kayoko Yamashita

Kayoko is a qualified primary, secondary school teacher in Japan, and has worked in schools in Japan and England. She graduated from The University of Nottingham with an MA in Special Needs Education. She has worked with children who need additional support to acquire English or with special needs in schools. As Jolly Phonics is accessible to a wide range of children, Kayoko has seen that it boosts their self-esteem, giving them the confidence to speak English. She firmly believes Jolly Phonics programme will provide a secure and inspiring foundation for children to learn English in Japan. She can give training via Skype or will travel to Japan.

子どもたちが「できた!わかった!楽しい!」と自分の力で英語を読み書きできるようになっていく姿を目の当たりにし、ジョリーフォニックスの素晴らしさを日々体感しています。この素晴らしいプログラムを日本でも日本語で提供できるようになりとてもうれしく思っています。一緒に楽しく学んでいきましょう。

email:
info@kayokoyamashita.com
tel:
Skype: kayoko.yamashita.jp
website:
www.kayokoyamashita.com
travel:
Japan and training via Skype

April McBride

April-McbrideApril McBride originates from the UK, is the Director of an International Preschool in Tokyo and has lived in Japan since 2001. April specialises in teaching young learners, both native and non-native English speakers and also has years of experience supporting older children who are struggling with reading and writing. She finds the Jolly Phonics programme to be fantastic at engaging young learners and also for helping Japanese students with correct spelling and pronunciation. April works mainly with International Schools training their teachers with bespoke workshops and seminars but also enjoys running sessions for parents. As a mother of two bilingual sons she understands the difficulties and joys of developing literacy skills in bilingual learners.

email:
april-louise@live.com
travel:
Japan and other countries in region with sufficient notice

Dave Gracey

Chiba and Tokyo

Dave Gracey is from Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada and is currently Executive Director of Phonics In Japan, a company dedicated to training teachers and parents how to best teach Jolly Phonics and providing the appropriate materials to support their training. He is also Assistant Director of ALEX英会話. He has been teaching English in Japan and using Jolly Phonics and Grammar in his lessons for over 10 years with amazing results. He became a Jolly Phonics and Grammar Trainer because he knows the Jolly Phonics programme is the most effective way to teach children to read and write. He hopes to share his success with others.

デデイブ・グレイシーはカナダのブリティッシュコロンビア州カムループス出身です。現在はフォニックス・イン・ジャパンの取締役で、ジョリーフォニックスの最も効果的な勉強法を教えられるよう先生やご両親の育成に努めたり、トレーニング用の教材を提供しています。またALEX英会話のアシスタント・ディレクターでもあり、10年以上もジョリーフォニックスやジョリーグラマーを使って英語をを教え続け、素晴らしい成果を上げています。彼がジョリーフォニックスとジョリーグラマーのトレーナーになったのは、このプログラムが子供達に読み・書きを教える最も効果的な方法だと知っているからです。これからもこの成果を広めていきたいと思っています。

トレーニングは英語で行いますが、配布資料には適宜、日本語を併記いたします。お問い合わせは英語・日本語どちらでも大丈夫です。

www.facebook.com/phonicsinjapan/

email:
phonicsinjapan@hotmail.com
tel:
080-6869-7771
website:
www.phonicsinjapan.com
travel:
Tokyo, Chiba, Saitima, and other regions of Japan with sufficient notice.

South Korea

Terry Faulkner

IMG_5428-(1)Terry has been working with young EFL and ESL learners from many countries and cultural backgrounds in both traditional and Montessori settings for over 13 years (using Jolly Phonics since 2012). He has a K-12 ESOL teaching certification in the U.S., a Masters degree in TEFL/TESL from The University of Birmingham U.K. and a Bachelors degree in Sociology. He knows from experience that Jolly Phonics is the best phonics program on the market having used a number of other phonics systems in his classrooms over the years.  He wants to share his enthusiasm for this system with teachers who wish to get their students ready to read and communicate in English.

email:
terryofaulkneresol@gmail.com
tel:
82-10-9644-1975
website:
http://joyjobs.com/cv/f/faulkner.htm
travel:
All of South Korea

Sung Eun Chung

Sung Eun ChungSung Eun Chung is a vice principal at Agape Montessori Education Center, a private primary school near Daegu. She has a degree in Child Education and English Literature from Myoungji University in Seoul, Korea, and a masters degree in Education from Loyola College in Maryland, USA. She has been teaching with Jolly Phonics for over 10 years during which time she has been amazed how it has been fun and easy to teach phonics to Korean children and teachers. She has seen their English pronunciation improve greatly by learning each sound accurately. She is keen to train in Korea so as to “spread this great method”!

email:
agapevision@gmail.com

Yoonji Chung

Yoonji ChungYoonji Chung is a preschool teacher in Agape Montessori Education Center since 2008. Before that she worked in Agape Language Institute 2007-2009 as a Jolly Phonics teacher. She has Association Montessori International (AMI) Certification for 3-5 years old children and a bachelor degree in Kyungbuk National University, where she did a double major in psychology and child-family studies, with a minor in English. She loves Jolly Phonics so much because it gives confidence to everyone –  not just children, but adults too! She wants to help many people, especially children and teachers, to have confidence in English. She is eager to train more teachers because she believes that Jolly Phonics is the best way to achieve that; during her teaching experiences she has seen children and teachers who gained confidence in reading English words through Jolly Phonics.

email:
agapearoma@gmail.com
tel:
82-10-9090-2531
travel:
All of South Korea

Josh Robbins

Josh-Robbins-PhotoJosh Robbins is an Early Years and EAL specialist, with over 10 years of teaching and leadership experience in a range of schools. He is a fully qualified British Teacher, who holds an additional diploma in TESOL, and an MA in International Education from the University of Sunderland in the UK. Having provided CPD both internally and externally on phonics pedagogy, he has a passion for phonics and believes that Jolly Phonics is an excellent way of motivating and engaging children in the all important journey from learning to read to reading learn. Aside from this, Josh believes that more parents and teachers need to be made aware of the importance of phonics and is keen to share his expertise and love of Jolly Phonics with others.

Willing To Travel To: Asia, Middle East.

email:
josh@jollyphonicstraining.com
tel:
+82 (70) 7893-5210

Taiwan

Cindy Pan

Cindy PanCindy Pan has 12 years experience lecturing at Tiny Tots Educational Supplies.   For 3 years she has taught Jolly Phonics to students from K-3 (and elders 60 to 85 years old). Now she is presenting Jolly Phonics throughout Taiwan so every student can have a fun English learning experience.

email:
tinytotsedu@gmail.com
tel:
(886) 3988 3434

China

Jolly Phonics Training in China a Success!

Jolly Phonics Training at QSI InternationalSchool Dongguan City, Guangdong Province, China was a resounding success! 7 teachers from the school were in attendance of the one day training workshop on Tuesday September 4th, 2012. David Calia, The Jolly Phonics Trainer in Guangdong Province, presented information surrounding the five basic skills along with helpful teacher activities and an overview of Jolly materials and resources. The teachers and administration were excited and felt confident to begin using Jolly Phonics in their classes and in their school! We’re all looking forward to working with Jolly Grammar.

Successful Training in Guangzhou, China

On October 29th, 2013 David Calia and Lydia Lin had successfully conducted two training and informative events on Jolly Phonics to two organizations in Guangzhou, South China. 

The events were attended by head teachers of each of the Shunde and Foshan primary schools in Guangzhou, and Graduate students at the The South China Normal University. The excitement of all the teachers and administration was welcoming as a year long trial in six primary schools will proceed. Additionally, Framework of a research study regarding the trial is being considered.

David Calia, Trainer in Guangdong China:We’re looking forward to working with teachers, and seeing the students grow!”

 

Jolly Learning Training in Shandong Province

On November 18th, 2013 Lydia Lin and David Calia had given training on Jolly Phonics scheme to a group of primary school teachers in Qingdao, Chenyang, Shandong Province, China. Lydia and David were invited by the education department and were glad to support them in the way of introducing Jolly Phonics and Grammar to schools.

David Calia, certified Jolly Learning trainer in China: “32 primary school teachers attended our training in Qingdao and it was such a joy to learn together. Many of the techers were so excited about using Jolly Phonics and our time together was great!”

 

 

 

Hong Kong

Training in Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Professional Development Days in Literacy Teaching using Jolly Phonics and Grammar with Beverly Sace, Santina Di Mauro and Kayoko Yamashita:

Dates For Your Diary In the School Year 2017-2018

All sessions are at 10am to 5pm at the Literacy Asia HQ (smaller groups) or TBC.

SUMMER SESSION: August 5 & 6, 9 & 10, Saturday, Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Modules 1&2, 5&6.

CHRISTMAS SESSION: December 16, 17, 19, 20 & 21. Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Modules 1-2 are by Beverly Sace and modules 3-4 are by Santina DiMauro, with a SEN module by Kayoko Yamashita on 21st December.

Contact cpd@sunflowerseducation.com to book.

Module 1: Getting Started in Teaching Jolly Phonics (Taught by Beverly Sace)
Why is Synthetic Phonics important and why is Jolly Phonics the best programme to teach young children?
Teach the first 42 sounds of English using the five skills of Jolly Phonics, includes practical hands on classroom workshop.

Module 2A: Spelling and Writing with Jolly Phonics (Taught by Beverly Sace)
How do children learn how to spell?
How do we teach dictation?
How can we encourage children to write independently and creatively? Start teaching spelling and writing using alternative spellings.

Module 2B: Grammar 1 & 2 (Taught by Beverly Sace)
Now your students can read and write – what’s next?
This course will inform you on the teaching of a solid grammar foundation for children in K3 and up. This is important for Primary One and Two children!

Module 3: Grammar 3 & 4 (Taught by Santina Di Mauro this year!)
Children’s knowledge of Grammar is extended, advanced and refined. For teachers of children in P2 and up. Authentic English children’s literature is also used to support grammar teaching.

Module 4: Grammar 5 & 6 (Taught by Santina Di Mauro this year!)
Advanced grammar teaching for senior primary teachers of P3 and up. Very useful for Secondary School teachers wanting to help their students as well!

Module 5: Introducing Jolly Phonics to very young learners (Taught by Beverly Sace)
This course introduces phonological and phonemic awareness in the context of and using Jolly Phonics. Skills needed to strengthen children’s pre-reading skills such as sound discrimination, manipulation and oral blending and segmenting are explored. Perfect for kindergarten teachers and parents of 2 year old children and up.

 

Module 6: Spelling throughout primary and secondary school using Jolly Phonics and Grammar (Taught by Beverly Sace)
Spelling development using the Jolly Phonics series is discussed in this module. This includes the trainer’s research on spelling using Jolly Phonics, as well as morphological awareness in the primary and secondary years. The spelling component of the Grammar books is closely discussed. Perfect for primary and secondary school teachers and parents.

Jolly Phonics Trainer Beverly Sace’s approach to professional and parental learning includes research-informed practices, balanced with practical examples and advice. Read more about her profile here. She is joined by Santina Di Mauro (from Australia), and Kayoko Yamashita (from England and Japan). To deliver Jolly Phonic and Grammar sessions effectively, teaching professional need to meet learners’ needs from pre-kindergarten to early secondary.

Special Needs Education With Jolly Phonics: 

Supporting The Acquiring Of English Reading And Writing Skills For Children With SPLD, ASD Or ADHD.

Training by Kayoko Yamashita:

December 21 2017, 10am to 5pm.

Content: 
Why and how is Jolly Phonics effective in helping children with Special Needs? 

What classroom activities can help children? 

Join us as Kayoko shares her experience and expertise.

Contact cpd@sunflowerseducation.com to book

Jolly Phonics Modules 1 & 2 (with Beverly Sace) are prerequisites for M3-M4 and SEN courses.

Who should attend?

Teachers, especially English teachers and class teachers

School Principals, owners and administrators

Parents and Committee members of PTAs

Other Personnel who manage or deal with children at the nursery to senior primary education levels.

Applying Jolly Phonics to Reading Comprehension & Writing with Jolly Phonics Trainer Santina DiMauro:

If your students have started Jolly Phonics and/or Jolly Grammar, seasoned trainer Santina DiMauro will help you extend and apply your students’ Jolly Phonics and Grammar knowledge into reading comprehension and writing.

In this workshop, teachers will gain an understanding of:

  • best practice when teaching reading comprehension and writing in the early years.
  • strategies children can use when reading.
  • the importance of vocabulary to enhance comprehension.
  • the relevance of explicit phonics and grammar instruction, which will be highlighted together with strategies to assist students in connecting the phonics and grammar knowledge to their writing .
  • the writing process, which will be explored incorporating a child’s role as ab author and as an editor.
  • hands-on, practical activities to explicitly teach grammar and how these can be incorporates into the context of children’s writing.

Contact cpd@sunflowerseducation.com to book.

Jolly Faith Learning Centre

Jolly Faith Learning Centre (JFLC) has been a professional training centre in Hong Kong since 1998. Since then, Andus Li and the native English teachers have maintained regular contact with Jolly Learning Ltd. in developing local teaching methods.

Our main trainers are Jolly Phonics Professional Trainer Andus Li; who has over 20 years classroom experience and author of published text books currently used in more than 30 kindergartens, and Joella Hawley; an experienced teacher of phonics, drama and creative writing.

JFLC has hosted 90 training workshop sessions in the last 19 years, providing training to more than 200 teachers from over 100 kindergartens. JFLC has delivered training in Dongguan, Guangzhou and Beijing, China. JFLC remains focused on the particular local circumstances and designing the curricula needed.

Who should attend?

Teachers and assistants serving kindergartens and early primary grades, school principals and parents who are eager to participate in their children’s early education.

Training format

Jolly 1 Practical Workshop for Teachers and Parents

1. Introduction on Synthetic Phonics

2. The Jolly Phonics Teaching Roadmap – 42 letter sounds, blending skills, identification of sounds in words, tricky words, etc.

3. Terminology used in teaching phonics – phoneme, grapheme, syllable, consonant and vowels, digraphs, diphthong, etc.

4. Effective teaching of the 42 basic sounds – storylines, songs, tricky words and basic blending skills

5. Revision and short test

6. Q & A, certificate distribution and light refreshments

Jolly 2 Practical Workshop for Teachers and Parents

1. Revision of the 42 basic sounds – storylines and actions

2. Basic phonology knowledge revision

3. How to teach alternative spellings effectively

4. Enhancements, extension and enrichments for effective teaching – tricky word lists (Level 1-30), magic “e”, storylines and songs, fingering, colours and actions, classroom setting, etc.

5. Reading – introduction to Jolly Readers, levelled books, reading assessment tools (e.g. running record), how to determine the level of a book, etc.

6. Hands-on reading assessment

7. Magic Writing – elaboration on Magic Writing, application, examples, progress monitoring, helping emergent young writers, etc.

8. Teaching plans (for teachers only when needed)

9. Q & A, certificate distribution and light refreshments

Jolly 3 Practical Workshop for Teachers only

Jolly 3 is a review session for teachers who have been trained in Jolly 1 and 2 and applied Jolly Phonics in school for some time.

1. Test on 42 sounds and actions

2. Blending skills III (for children with special needs)

3. Introduction of Jolly Phonics Teaching Plans

4. Rules of Syllabication

5. Reading and Magic Writing (extended)

6. Teachers’ demonstration (in groups)

7. Comments and detailed evaluation of teachers’ performance

8. Q & A, issue of evaluation reports and certificates

Upcoming workshops in 2017

 

#91 Jolly 2 Practical Workshop for Teachers and Parents

Date: Monday 2nd October, 2017 (Public Holiday)
Time: 2pm-5pm
Venue: JFLC Main Campus (Beacon Heights) or venue to be confirmed

Jolly 3 Practical Workshop for Teachers only

Date reserved: Early December, 2017 (Public Holiday)
Time: 2:30pm-5:30pm
Venue: Campus of the school(s)

Provisional schedule for first half of 2018

2 April, 22 May, 18 June (public holidays)

For updated information and enquiry, visit the Jolly Faith Learning Centre website here or find them on Facebook here

To contact email jollyteach@gmail.com or jollyfaith@gmail.com.

 

3-Day Jolly Phonics Workshop with Miss Winnie Pang:
Date: A. 19 to 21 July 2017 B. 24 to 26 July 2017
Time: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Venue: TBC

Day 1 and 2 – Key Skills Level 1

Sounds #1
• What are the 44 sounds
• Key terms and skills
• blending
• segmenting
• letter formation
• Why the use of stories, actions, songs and crafts when teaching VYLs
• How to get VYLs to
• recognise the letters
• say the sounds
• ‘write’ the letters in the correct way
• blend from CV, VC to CVC orally and from text
• segment the initial and ending sounds by saying and writing them

Tricky Words #1
• What are Tricky Words
• How to get VYLs to
• recognise Tricky Words
• say Tricky Words

Phonics Readers #1
• What are Phonics Readers
• How to get VYLs to
• enjoy the stories
• comprehend the stories
• read aloud

Communication with parents #1
• What to do and what not to do

Day 3 – Key Skills Level 2

Sounds #2
• /ff/ /ll/ /ss/ /zz/ /igh/ /en/ as in chicken
• Trigraphs
• Accuracy and fluency
• How to get VYLs to
• become competent with letter-sound correspondences
• say the sounds accurately and automatically
• write words and sentences in the correct way
• blend from CVC to CCVCC orally and from text
• segment all the sounds in a word and spell them

Tricky Words #2
• Tricky versus Phonics Words
• How to get VYLs to
• categorise Tricky and Phonics words
• read and spell Tricky Words
• use Tricky Words in context

Phonics Readers #2
• How to get VYLs to
• read aloud with emotions
• extend stories with teacher support
• write captions and beyond

Communication with parents #2
• How to teach your students’ parents and get them to work with you

Contact ahwin.pang@gmail.com for more information.

Japan

Training in Japan

Himeji

Training with Kayoko Yamashita:

Two-day Jolly Phonics Training in Himeji

Date: Saturday August 5 and Sunday August 6, 2017
Time: 9:30-17:30
Venue: Lynx Gakushu Support

This is a two-day training course in Japanese, looking at the Jolly Phonics programme.

For more information, please visit: http://www.kokuchpro.com/event/lynx2017/ or download the flyer here. Any enquiries, please contact Lynx Gakushu Support from: http://www.kokuchpro.com/event/lynx2017/

Nagoya

Training with Kayoko Yamashita:

Two-day Jolly Phonics Training in Nagoya

Date: Friday August 11 and Saturday August 12, 2017
Time: 9:15-17:30
Venue: Aichi Industry and Labor Center (Winc Aichi)

This is a two-day training course in Japanese, looking at the Jolly Phonics programme.

For more information, please visit: http://kayokoyamashita.com/9701 or download the flyer here. Any enquiries, please contact Jimu at jimu@kayokoyamashita.com 

 

Osaka

Training with Kayoko Yamashita:

Two-day Jolly Phonics Training in Osaka

Date: Saturday August 19 and Sunday August 20, 2017
Time: 9:15-17:30
Venue: CIVI Kenshu Center Shin Osaka Higashi NLC Building

This is a two-day training course in Japanese, looking at the Jolly Phonics programme.

For more information, please visit: http://kayokoyamashita.com/9763 or download the flyer here. Any enquiries, please contact Jimu at jimu@kayokoyamashita.com 

 

Training with Kayoko Yamashita:

Jolly Phonics Workshop for Teachers and Parents.

Date: August 18th 2017
Time: 9:15-16:30
Venue: Dawn Center

9:15 – 11:00 What is Jolly Phonics?
11:00 – 12:00 Jolly Phonics around the world with Chris Jolly
13:00 – 15:15 Case studies at jukes, homes and schools
15:30 – 16:30 Special session “the effectiveness of Synthetic Phonics” by Dr Yuzawa.

For more information, please download the flyer here.

 

Tokyo

Training with Kayoko Yamashita:

Jolly Phonics Workshop for Teachers and Parents.

Date: July 24th 2017
Time: 9:15-17:15
Venue: NATULACK Kayabacho

9:15 – 12:00 What is Jolly Phonics?
13:00 – 14:45 Case studies at jukus (English schools)
15:00 – 17:15 Case studies at Elementary schools

For more information, please download the flyer here.

 

Training with Kayoko Yamashita:

Jolly Phonics Workshop for Elementary and Junior High School Teachers or LEAs.

Date: July 26th 2017
Time: 9:30-16:45
Venue: British Council at Iidabashi

9:30 – 12:00 What is Jolly Phonics?
13:00 – 16:45 Case studies at Elementary schools – one-year case study at Minami Uonuma by Prof. Kato, Lecture Iriyama, and Mrs Watanabe from Minami Uonuma LEA.

For more information, please download the flyer here.

 

Training with Dave Gracey & Alex Conley:
Jolly Phonics Summer School
Wednesday, July 26 – Saturday, July 29
Students from ages 4-10 can come learn Jolly Phonics with professional Jolly Phonics Trainers at our Jolly Phonics Summer Camp. Students will be separated into levels and over the course of four days and will learn all the basic phonics sounds of English, and learn the skills necessary to read and write words and sentences
Additionally, Alex Conley will host a workshop on Saturday, July 29 at 10:30-11:30 for parents who are interested to see how they can practice reading and writing with their children at home to support their children’s learning.
Trainers : Alex Conley & Dave Gracey
Price:  ¥24,000 (4 days/each day 2 hours)
Times:  see PDF for details
Venue:  Alex英会話 Tsukishima/Kachidoki, Tokyo
Access:  ALEX英会話 Tsukishima/Kachidoki is…
– 3 minutes from Kachidoki Station, A1 Exit
– 6 minutes from Tuskishima Station, 8a exit
– Across the street from Tsukishima Dai-1 Elementary School
see https://www.aes-kachidoki.com/access
For details and to see prices, see the attached PDF. 
To reserve a space or for further information, please contact ALEX英会話 at 03-3534-2885 or contact us by email, phonicsinjapan@hotmail.com, or on Facebook @phonicsinjapan. 
Spaces are limited, so reserve a space soon! 

 

♦ ジョリー・フォニックス・サマー・スクールのお知らせ ♦
7/26 (水) 〜 7/29 (土)
対象は4歳〜10歳のお子様で、資格を持ったトレーナーからジョリー・フォニックスを学びます。生徒はレベル別にわかれ、4日間読み書きするための基礎の音を学び、更に単語や文章を読み書きする方法を勉強します
加えて、認定トレーナーのアレックス・コンリーが 7/29 (土) 10:30-11:30 に保護者を対象としたワークショップを行います。ご家庭で、お子さまの為に一緒に出来る読み書きの練習法にご興味がある方は、是非お越し下さい
講師:アレックス・コンリー/デイブ・グレーシー
料金:24,000円(4日間/1日2時間)
時間:PDFをご覧下さい
場所:Alex英会話 月島・勝どき校、東京
交通手段:
– 勝どき駅A1出口から徒歩3分
– 月島駅8a出口から徒歩6分
– 月島第一小学校の向かい側、清澄通り沿いに御座います
see https://www.aes-kachidoki.com/access
料金等詳しくは添付のPDFをご覧下さい。
ご予約やご質問は下記までご連絡下さい。– ALEX英会話 03-3534-2885– phonicsinjapan@hotmail.com– Facebook @phonicsinjapan

 

♦ 保護者用フォニックス・トレーニング・ワークショップ ♦

講師:アレックス・コンリー
料金:4,000円/1人 日付:7月29日(土)
時間:9:30am-10:30am
場所:Alex英会話 月島・勝どき校、東京
交通手段:
– 勝どき駅A1出口から徒歩3分
– 月島駅8a出口から徒歩6分
– 月島第一小学校の向かい側、清澄通り沿いに御座います。
see https://www.aes-kachidoki.com/access

料金等詳しくは添付のPDFをご覧下さい。
ご予約やご質問は下記までご連絡下さい。
ALEX英会話 03-3534-2885
phonicsinjapan@hotmail.com
Facebook @phonicsinjapan
人数に限りがございますのでお早目にご連絡下さい!

 

Training with Alex Conley:

♦ Parent’s Phonics Training Workshop ♦
Trainer: Alex Conley
Price: ¥4,000/person
Date: Saturday, July 29
Time: 10:30am-11:30am
Venue: Alex英会話 Tsukishima/Kachidoki, Tokyo
Access: ALEX英会話 Tsukishima/Kachidoki is…
– 3 minutes from Kachidoki Station, A1 Exit
– 6 minutes from Tuskishima Station, 8a exit
– Across the street from Tsukishima Dai-1 Elementary School
see https://www.aes-kachidoki.com/access

For details and to see prices, see the attached PDF.

To reserve a space or for further information, please contact ALEX英会話 at 03-3534-2885 or contact us by email, phonicsinjapan@hotmail.com, or on Facebook @phonicsinjapan.

Spaces are limited, so reserve a space soon!

 

Training with Alex Conley:

From the start of Jolly Phonics to the start Jolly Grammar
Date: Sunday, August 6, 2017 Tokyo (Tsukishima/Kachidoki)
Trainer: Alex Conley
Price: ¥16,500/person
Time: 10:00-5:30 (lunch 1:30-2:30)
Venue: Alex英会話 Tsukishima/Kachidoki, Tokyo
Access: access from Tsukishima and Kachidoki stations on the Toei Oedo Line
see https://www.aes-kachidoki.com/access

Contents of the Workshop:
– The historical teaching methods of reading and writing
– What is systematic phonics/Jolly Phonics?
– The basic 42 sounds and the Jolly Phonics gestures
– The relationship between letters and sounds.
– The 5 basic skills of Jolly Phonics
– How to teach a Jolly Phonics lesson
– Activity ideas for practicing with students and at home
– Transferring from reading letters, words and sentences to reading short readers
– Moving from Jolly Phonics to Jolly Grammar, and the first years of Jolly Grammar

** Jolly Phonics materials will be available for sale at this workshop **

To reserve a space or for further information, please contact us at phonicsinjapan@hotmail.com or message us on Facebook @phonicsinjapan