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Literacy and Learning Symposium

Professional development (PD) New Zealand (nationwide)

Posted: 30 October 2017
Notice reference #: 1H9fNy

The University of Canterbury, in collaboration with A Better Start National Science Challenge presents the 2017 Literacy and Learning Symposium.

This year’s symposium brings together international and national researchers across fields of literacy, education, language learning, psychology, public health and speech language therapy, to highlight the exciting interdisciplinary developments in facilitating young children’s literacy success and healthy wellbeing. International speakers include Professor Laura Justice from Ohio State University and Professor Ilsa Schwartz from University of Tennessee.

In addition to the exciting programme of presentations, an interactive poster session on Day 1 will allow researchers and students to present related findings and participate in discussions with conference participants.

Hosted by the University of Canterbury, College of Health, Education and Human Development, this two-day symposium is focused on latest research finding and their practical implications. The symposium will be of strong interest to all practitioners working to support children and whānau in their preschool and early school years.

Registration is $80 for two days, and includes a catered morning tea and lunch.

Events summary

New Zealand (nationwide)

26 October 2017 – 27 October 2017