Julie Mavlian

FIVE from FIVE Literacy Project Assistant

Julie Mavlian

Expertise: School Education, Literacy learning difficulties

Julie Mavlian is a teacher, who has worked the field of education for over 25 years. Julie has worked with a wide variety of age groups, from preschool through to adult education. Her special interest is helping children with learning difficulties, in particular difficulties with reading and spelling. Julie is currently studying a Master’s degree in Special Education.


Featured Publication

  • Focus on Phonics: Why Australia should adopt the Year 1 Phonics Screening Check 24 November 2016 | RR22
    A simple, five-minute Phonics Screening Check could identify at an early stage all of Australia’s school children who are at serious risk of struggling with reading skills. Among English speaking countries, Australia has one of the largest proportions of children…...
    A simple, five-minute Phonics Screening Check could identify at an early stage all of Australia’s school children who are at serious risk of struggling with reading skills. Among English speaking countries, Australia has one of the largest proportions of children…
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Media & Commentary

  • Digital devices and development 06 October 2017 | Ideas@TheCentre
    On her recent visit to Australia, neuroscientist  Maryanne Wolf spoke about the impact of digital devices on the development of the reading brain.  Wolf is not against technology for teaching reading; she argues it has many benefits for society, including…
    On her recent visit to Australia, neuroscientist  Maryanne Wolf spoke about the impact of digital devices on the development of the reading brain.  Wolf is not against technology for teaching reading; she argues it has many benefits for society, including…
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  • Forget the fads and flapdoodle 10 February 2017 | Ideas@TheCentre
    Teachers need to understand best practice and reading research so they are not influenced by ineffective methods, expensive educational fads, and meaningless jargon like ‘neuroplasticity’. The Australian Education Union appears to be under such influence. The AEU Victoria is hosting…
    Teachers need to understand best practice and reading research so they are not influenced by ineffective methods, expensive educational fads, and meaningless jargon like ‘neuroplasticity’. The Australian Education Union appears to be under such influence. The AEU Victoria is hosting…
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