NZLA 42nd National Conference 'The Arts as a Bridge to Literacy'
The New Zealand Literacy Association (NZLA) with the Canterbury Literacy Association (CLA) are pleased to host the 42nd national conference 'The Arts as a Bridge to Literacy' at Rangi Ruru Girls' School, Christchurch. 29 September–2 October.
The themes for the workshops are:
- Learning through the arts – Drama, storytelling, visual arts, puppets, dance, music…
- Love of literature – Inspiring our students with a love of literacy and learning – library, engagement, authors, illustrators, creativity, rich literature, poetry…
- Sharing our practice-based inquiries and research – Including spiral of inquiry, NZLA research, Kāhui Ako research...
Keynote speakers: Gavin Bishop, Dame Wendy Pye, Dr Steven Layne (USA), Dr Viv Aitken, Marcus Akuhata-Brown, Dr Murray Gadd, Mary Chamberlain
Early bird registrations close 18 June.
Call for workshop submissions close 18 June
Contact: Joy Hawke
(021) 0261 4626