Fountas & Pinnell LiteracyTM



Make learning as individual as they are

Elevating teacher expertise

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Accurate, insightful assessment tools to determine independent and instructional reading levels, and plan responsive instruction

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Classroom resources - NEW

Essential classroom resources to support expert decision making for high-impact literacy instruction

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Effective intervention systems proven to improve the literacy achievement of struggling readers

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Professional books

Practical professional books to empower you with the latest in literacy thinking and professional growth

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Professional Development

Transformative professional learning opportunities to further develop the teaching craft and energise your practice

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The Authors

Read the story of Irene Fountas and Gay Su Pinnell, the preeminent voices in literacy education

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Introduction to Fountas & Pinnell LiteracyTM

With over 20 years of literacy leadership, the extensive work of Irene Fountas and Gay Su Pinnell has coalesced into Fountas & Pinnell LiteracyTM: a comprehensive, systematic design for high-impact literacy instruction.

Transformative professional development underpins Fountas & Pinnell LiteracyTM—insightful Assessment, effective Intervention, practical Professional Books, and essential Classroom Resources—to redefine and elevate literacy teaching and learning.

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News and Updates


Fountas & Pinnell Benchmark Assessment System Third Edition.

Versioned for the Australian market. The third edition includes updated components, levelled books, and online resources

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Professional Development

Visit a school using Fountas & Pinnell Literacy

Find out first-hand how schools just like yours have improved student outcomes through the use of the Fountas & Pinnell Literacy suite, including:

  • Fountas & Pinnell Benchmark Assessment System
  • Fountas & Pinnell Leveled Literacy Intervention Systems
  • Fountas & Pinnell Classroom.

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The Fountas & Pinnell Literacy Continuum: Professional Development Workshop

For educators who use the Fountas & Pinnell Benchmark Assessment System (BAS), an engaging and practical workshop designed to help you leverage the breadth of The Literacy Continuum, the core teaching resource in each BAS system. Learn how to identify emphases for teaching using BAS results, and how to plan and teach to improve students' Literacy skills using The Literacy Continuum.


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Fountas & Pinnell Benchmark Assessment
System: Professional Development Workshop

Participants will thoroughly examine the Benchmark Assessment System and explore how to utilise the system to accurately benchmark students and design effective literacy instruction that meets the needs of all students.


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Fountas & Pinnell Leveled Literacy Intervention:
Professional Development Workshop

This workshop is designed to develop a pedagogical understanding of literacy intervention, and to provide practical approaches for effective implementation and use of Fountas & Pinnell Leveled Literacy Intervention.


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