Welcome to The THRASS Institute

The THRASS Institute (Australasia & Canada) is an Australian based company that has developed a Specific Pedagogical Practise (SPP) for the teaching of literacy, marketed as THRASS – an acronym for ‘Teaching Handwriting, Reading And Spelling Skills’.

THRASS is a phonetics teaching-tool that has made a paradigm shift in the teaching of phonetics. It has a phonographic, multisensory focus, complemented by an analogous learning model that makes reading and spelling acquisition much simpler, faster and more sustainable than conventional ‘phonic’ approaches. As a classroom strategy THRASS is fun, systematic, explicit and linguistically correct.

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Exceed ACARA benchmarks using an evidence-based, phonographic teaching approach.

 

Facilitate a cost-effective whole school literacy model that is sustainable from foundation onwards.

Cater for multi-level classrooms and support ESL learners and students with Dyslexia or other specific learning disabilities.

Enhance your subject knowledge through regular professional development.

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A TOOL FOR THE EXPLICIT TEACHING OF LITERACY SKILLS

A system for teaching learners of any age about the building blocks of reading and spelling, that is, the 44 phonemes (speech sounds) of spoken English and the graphemes (spelling choices) of written English.