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NZLA 42nd National Conference 'The Arts as a Bridge to Literacy'

Conference / AGM Canterbury

Posted: 03 May 2019
Notice reference #: 1H9tYF

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 

NZLA 2019 Conference in Christchurch

Events summary

Canterbury

29 September 2019 – 02 October 2019