Mantle of the Expert Workshop – NUT reading for pleasure conference


The active encouragement of reading for pleasure should be a core part of every child’s education entitlement. This two-day residential seminar will offer teachers effective strategies for encouraging reading for pleasure through practical activities, discussion and sharing of experiences.

The course is suitable for colleagues across primary, secondary and special sectors and is chaired by award-winning children’s author, Alan Gibbons. This year speakers and workshops include:

Teresa Cremin, Professor of Education
Practical advice about making Reading for Pleasure invitational engaging and reader-led

Jess Green, Poet and acclaimed for her poem ‘Dear Mr.Gove’
Reading Poetry for Pleasure

Luke Abbott and Tim Taylor, Mantle of the Expert
Using imaginary contexts to generate purposeful and engaging activities for learning to support Reading for Pleasure

Thomas Martell, Education Endowment Foundation
Evidence-Based Literacy

Visit the NUT website for more information.

Date & Time
Friday 15 June 2018 12:00am

Venue - University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL
FREE for NEU members, £150 for non-members

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