Literacy Conference SW 2019 | Putting Literacy Centre Stage in Primary & Secondary | 29 November 2019
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Conference date: 29th November 2019
Conference aims:

Our aim is to enable school leaders, alongside Primary and Secondary teaching practitioners - or leads - to explore a range of approaches to whole school literacy development and to also consider relevant and current appropriate classroom-based approaches. There will be opportunities to learn from notable professionals in key note speeches and to develop understanding of pedagogical approaches from experts presenting during the breakout sessions/workshops. All delegates will receive a teaching title from OUP Academic Publishing. Other FREE literacy resources will be signposted to support delegates, including a marketplace available to browse at the event.

Programme includes:

• 3 keynote speeches from leading national figures in education
• Choice of over 15 inspiring workshops from national and regional experts
• Networking opportunities with school leaders
• Exhibition from education sponsors
• Buffet lunch

Keynote speakers:

Ruth Miskin CBE | Every child can read
Ruth is CEO and Creator of Read Write Inc. She has advised the government on many aspects of literacy teaching. She is one of the UK’s leading authorities on teaching children to read. She has many years' experience as a head teacher, teacher trainer and consultant in phonics and literacy working with primary and secondary schools throughout the UK. Ruth's organisation now responsible for running the English Hub Training Centre.

Daisy Christodoulou | Seven myths about education: Why knowledge matters
Daisy is the Director of Education at No More Marking along with the author of Making Good Progress & 7 Myths about Education. She is passionate about teaching English, closing the vocabulary gap and, of course, the power of comparative judgements.

Lindsay Skinner | Crafting Brilliant Sentences
Lindsay Skinner, Head Teacher Designate, former Director of Education, author, animator and PiXL associate. She is a proven leader, a PiXL Associate and an inspirational speaker. Her book, ‘Grammar for GCSE English – Crafting Brilliant Sentences Teacher Pack’ was published in April 2019. She has also published a student guide to ‘An Inspector Calls.’

Exeter Racecourse, Kennford, Exeter EX6 7XS | 8.30am - 3.40pm

Dartmoor TSA, Exeter Consortium TSA, South West TSA - £95.00
Other colleagues - £135.00
Lunch included
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