Lights on! Family Reading Forum

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  • Location: University of the Sunshine Coast., Sippy Downs 4556 Queensland

Family Reading Forum
Sunshine Coast Libraries presents a contemporary one day literacy forum featuring international, national and local presenters, showcasing examples of effective collaborative practice in the literacy arena. The forum targets a wide audience including practitioners, libraries, early childhood teachers and providers, community service agencies, families and child welfare agencies.

Key presentations include:

    Creating a Reading Culture: Ian Yap, Service Development Manager, National Library of Singapore
    Mapping Multiliteracies – Children of the new millennium: Susan Hill, Associate Professor in Early Childhood Education, UNISA
    10 Minutes a Day – Public libraries and early literacy: Carol Edmonds, Newcastle Library.

Understanding the Australian Early Development Index; State Library of Queensland on literacy perspectives; collaborative practice – public libraries, early literacy agencies and communities; indigenous family initiatives; plus author and Associate Professor Gary Crew reflecting on writing, fatherhood, literature and literacy. All outlined in the program.

Lights on!
9.00 am to 4.00 pm on Thursday 22 September 2011
University of the Sunshine Coast.
$30 or students $20. (Includes morning tea and lunch.)

Sunshine Coast Libraries :
Locked Bag 72, Sunshine Coast Mail Centre, Queensland 4560, Nambour
07 5475 8989
Sunshine Coast Libraries

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University of the Sunshine Coast., Sippy Downs

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