The 47th UKLA International Conference

Empowerment Through Literacy: Literacy Shaping Futures. Explore the many ways in which literacy shapes and empowers lives.

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This event took place Friday 15th to Sunday 17th July 2011

Invitation to submit proposals

Please note: We are no longer accepting submissions.

UKLA’s 47th Annual International Conference will explore the many ways in which literacy shapes and empowers lives. It will provide an opportunity to examine, discuss and critique our varied approaches to learning and teaching in literacy across the globe, and to share good practice. The theme, ‘Empowerment Through Literacy: Literacy Shaping Futures’ will explore research and practice on the following topics:

  • authentic literacy teaching
  • multi-literacies and multimodal practices
  • adult literacy
  • virtual communities and literacy practices in and beyond the classroom
  • implications of change for  both policy and practice
  • the role of the literacy teacher and professional development
  • inclusion and equality
  • literacy and health and well-being
  • transitions

These, and many more themes, will feature in this convivial conference.  Speakers to include Hilary Janks, Margaret Mackey, Jackie Marsh and Nikki Gamble.

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