Literacy Solutions is an experienced team of early literacy experts based in Brisbane, Australia and lead by Angela Ehmer. Angela is an experienced literacy consultant with over 25 years experience working with educators, publishers, parents and community organisations throughout Australia. We specialize in supporting educators and schools to deliver quality instruction and improve teaching practice and student outcomes. We offer strategies to accelerate students' performance through coaching and mentoring, on and off site workshops, online courses and quality teaching resources. We're passionate about helping you teach children to read, write and spell better and improving your students' and your school's literacy standards.
Research based yet practical, where data informs teaching practice.
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Angela Ehmer: Masters of Education (Language & Literacy), Bachelor of Education, Diploma of Teaching.
Angela's expertise includes classroom experience, Reading Recovery and learning support teaching as well as educational consultancy to both the public and private sectors. Her experience working with gifted, ESL, indigenous and hard to teach students provides Angela with a broad knowledge of learners. Angela is well known for linking current theory to classroom practice, and providing practical strategies that are easily transferable to classroom settings. She has an extensive knowledge of ways to scaffold students in reading and writing, and works extensively in schools to advise educators and work with students. Angela is also an author for leading educational publisher, Macmillan, and has been highly praised for her easy to read writing style and practical ideas. Angela's commitment to linking teaching strategies to student outcomes and current curriculum, has made her recent work on Macmillan's reading scheme, Springboard, highly regarded in the publishing industry and with teachers. Angela has recently authored a series of books, "All you need to TEACH ... comprehension". Angela works in partnership with publishers, state education bodies and cluster schools to provide professional development services to teachers, teachers' aides and parents. In addition, Angela also works with community organisations such as The Pyjama Foundation and libraries to support children and families at risk. Angela is regularly offered speaking engagements such as the Crèche and Kindergarten and Catholic Education conferences, parent evenings and community events. Professional Memberships International Reading Association Australian Literacy Educators’ Association Primary English Teaching Association Australian Association for the Teaching of English English Teachers’ Association of Queensland