UKLA Wales. Reading for Pleasure: Creating Lifelong Readers.

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This event took place 2:40pm - 2:42pm Saturday June 15th, 2013

Reading for pleasure is identified as a key component in raising reading achievement. This timely and inspirational conference focuses on the significance of children reading for pleasure and becoming readers for life. It explores ways to motivate, engage and foster reading for pleasure in primary and secondary classrooms. This day will provide delegates with:

  • Strategies to inspire pupils to read with pleasure and techniques to maintain the reading habit and will offer evidence from practitioners about what works and why.
  • Share different approaches to encourage reading for pleasure.
  • Participate in practical, thought provoking sessions which will scaffold creative teaching to foster reading for pleasure.

Speakers are: Prue Goodwin Marilyn Brocklehurst: The best books for children Patrice Baldwin: Drama and reading   Workshops are: Patrice Baldwin: Using books dramatically Patrick Ryan: Storytelling, outdoors and reading Tom Palmer: Using Sport to get kids Reading for Pleasure Wyl Menmuir: Reading for pleasure in the primary school Paul Doyle: Reading clubs  Jo Bowers / Susan Davis: Reading Teachers  Download the flier for more information and booking details. Click here for more information from the Cardiff Met website.

Download the conference flier