Monday 28 May 2012

Important conference on Reading for Pleasure

Centre for Literacy in Primary Education Reading for Pleasure conference 

Making it happen with Michael Rosen 
Friday 15 June 2012, 9.30-1.00pm 
Registration from 9 am 
Cost £95 (lunch included) 
Venue: CLPE, Webber Street, London SE1 8QW 

Focusing on the importance of a love of reading, this morning conference brings together leading primary literacy experts, providing insights and guidance for developing a reading for pleasure school.

Michael Rosen, broadcaster and writer, former Children’s Laureate
Sue Ellis, UKLA and Strathclyde University
Julia Eccleshare, Co Director CLPE, Children’s Book Editor, The Guardian
Jennie Clark, Teacher, Churchfields Infants School
Darren Matthews, Deputy Head, Prygo Priory, PS
Sue McGonigle and Olivia O’Sullivan, CLPE Power of Reading Project Booktrust and National Literacy Trust

Webber Street, London SE1 8QW 5 minute walk from Waterloo main line and tube stations and Southwark tube (Jubilee Line) tel: 020 7401 3382/3

Centre for Literacy in Primary Education Reading for Pleasure Conference

Making it happen with Michael Rosen Friday 15 June 2012 9.30-1pm at CLPE, registration from 9 am

The need to enhance children's pleasure in reading is identified as a key issue in raising reading achievement. Increasingly, schools are looking for ways to address promoting and providing for children's wider reading within the literacy curriculum. This half-day conference presents key speakers and initiatives leading the campaign for children's enjoyment of reading nationally, in LAs and individual schools. 

Programme 9.30 Welcome and introduction Sue Ellis, Co Director, CLPE

Reading for Pleasure – why it's crucial Michael Rosen, writer, broadcaster, academic, former Children’s Laureate 

Reading for Pleasure - what the evidence says Sue Ellis, UKLA and Reader at Strathclyde University, Scotland 

Book Trust and National Literacy Trust initiatives 

Power of Reading Project: the impact on enjoyment and achievement Olivia O Sullivan and Sue McGonigle, Project Directors, CLPE 1

Developing a reading for pleasure school Darren Matthews, Deputy Headteacher, Prygo Priory PS, Havering Jennie Clark, Literacy Coordinator, Churchfields Infants School, Redbridge 

Reading for pleasure - the influence of authors and publishers Julia Eccleshare, Co Director, CLPE and Children's books editor, The Guardian 12.40 

Q and A and discussion 1.00 Close and lunch 

CLPE, 44, Webber Street, London SE1 8QW Tel: 020 7902 2295 Fax 020 7928 4624

Book online or email Cost per person £95 (lunch included) I / we would like to attend the Reading for Pleasure Conference School/Organisation/LA Address Telephone Email I enclose a cheque for £ payable to Language Matters Please invoice CLPE is an independent Charitable Trust Registered Charity No. 1092698 Registered Company No. 04385537 If you need to cancel your booking we will refund the fee less 10% for administration. If notice of cancellation is within less than five working days, we regret no refund will be given.