UKLA Regional Free Lecture 2016: Cardiff

Assessing literacy without levels: A practical approach

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This event took place 4:00pm - 6:00pm Tuesday May 24th, 2016
UKLA Regional Free Lecture 2016: Cardiff

This free event will focus on assessment in reading and writing. Delegates will receive the UKLA and CLPE new reading and writing scales. These new formative assessment scales are written for the teaching profession by the teaching profession to support assessment of reading and writing. These tools will support progression and inform classroom practice in the 21st Century. They have been developed by CLPE in partnership with UKLA, NATE, NAAE and the English Media Centre.

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The keynote lecture will be given by Professor Andrew Lambirth.

Andrew Lambirth is Professor of Education in The Faculty of Education and Health at The University of Greenwich. Before joining Higher Education, he was a Primary School teacher in Peckham and Bermondsey in South East London. Andrew has published widely in the field of the teaching of Literacy and English including: Primary English (2005, Learning Matters), Creativity and Writing: Developing Voice and Verve in the Classroom (2005, Routledge) with Grainger and Goouch. Understanding Reading and the Teaching of Phonics: Critical Perspectives (2007, Open University) Literacy on the Left: Reform and Revolution (2007 Bloomsbury); Making Poetry Matter (2013 Bloomsbury) with Dymoke and Wilson. Andrew is currently President of the United Kingdom Literacy Association.

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Venue location

Lecture Theatre 4, Cardiff School of Education, Cyncoed campus, Cyncoed Rd, Cardiff Metropolitan University CF23 6XD