Choice and Voice: Reading and Writing for Pleasure and Independence

This exciting and inspirational conference focuses on the significance of children reading & writing for pleasure & independence

This event took place 10:00am - 5:00pm Tuesday March 30th, 2010

It explores ways to motivate, engage and foster both choice and voice in the early years and in primary classrooms. UKLA are delighted to be hosting this conference in the fabulous surroundings of the British Library, near St. Pancras, a fitting venue for a conference dedicated to developing young people’s desire, interest and independence as both readers and writers. Target audience: Teachers (F-KS2) lecturers, advisers and consultants.

This professional development opportunity will enable participants to:

  • profile reading and writing for pleasure in school- the will alongside the skill
  • examine ways to build communities of readers and writers
  • engage with classroom activities that promote independence and choice
  • browse and buy books from a specialist children’s and UKLA bookshop