Reading literacy in English as an additional language
NALDIC, the National Association for Language Development in the Curriculum, are holding their 20th annual conference on November 17th 2012 in Reading.
The theme of the conference is 'Reading English as an Additional Language' and confirmed speakers include Marilyn Abbot, Viv Edwards, Eve Gregory and Yvonne Foley.
The opening address by Marilyn Abbott (Assistant Professor, School of Educational Psychology, University of Alberta) will consider the question What makes reading difficult for EAL students? and will provide participants with strategies for struggling readers.
Confirmed seminar presenters include:
- Professor Viv Edwards, Director, National Centre for Language and Literacy, University of Reading
- Yvonne Foley, Lecturer in Language Education, Institute of Education, University of Edinburgh
The Conference will be hosted with our partners, the National Centre for Language and Literacy and the day will include a visit to the newly-refurbished NCLL and the opportunity to purchase NCLL and NALDIC resources.
For more details visit the Naldic website and/or download the booking and information form below.