About the Author
Dr Alison Davis has a wide range of experience and expertise in the development of school and organisational based professional development. She has a PHD from Auckland University and a 1st class Masters degree in Educational Leadership and Administration. Alison is a well known and highly respected as a leading literacy researcher, writer, speaker and staff trainer. She is particularly known for her research on reading comprehension and for leading initiatives focused on accelerating and sustaining improved levels of literacy achievement. She has extensive experience in working in Asia, Australia, the Middle East, New Zealand and the United States.
Alison is also the author of a number of teacher resources to support explicit instruction of reading and writing for students in years 1-8.