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Alan Wright is a creative, committed education consultant and author. He has worked extensively in the United States and Australia, promoting best practice in literacy in primary and secondary schools and at a systems level. 

Based in New York (2001-2006) Alan worked across primary, middle and high schools supporting teachers, school districts, regions and school leadership teams, effecting improved learning outcomes for students in literacy. Working with the New York Board of Education Alan provided training for literacy coaches for NYC schools, writing curriculum resources, producing instructional videos and providing professional development institutes for teachers across the city. 

Currently, he is a Director of Alvic Educational Consultancy (based in Australia since 2006) providing school based consultancy support across schools and networks. 

Alan was a contributing author to Teaching Comprehension, (Aussie Interactive) a professional development course on CD-ROMs for grades K-9 teachers. Alan was a contributing author for New York City Secondary Schools Handbooks for Adolescent Learners Series. His writing focused on developing 'Quality Conversations' in classrooms.

Alan's latest book 'I Bet There's No Broccoli On the Moon - More Poetry From the Search Zone is a follow up anthology to his 2014 anthology, 'Searching For Hen's Teeth -Poetry From The search Zone which has been keenly received. 

'Igniting Writing- When A Teacher Writes' was published by Hawker Brownlow Education, 2011 to provide support for teachers of writing.

He has maintained a blog (http://livinglifetwice-alwrite.blogspot.com) supporting teachers of writing since 2008.

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