National Primary English Conference

From HFL Education

Resource type: Conference or Trade Show

Price band: £

Key stage: KS1, KS2

Region(s): All of UK

The HFL Education National Primary English Conference 2023 will take place online on Wednesday 8th February. The theme for this year’s conference is Word-Utopia.

With contributions from children’s authors, expert linguists and practitioners, the conference will explore the connections between talk, reading, spelling and composition in the primary classroom. Delegates will come away with evidence-based, practical suggestions to help them develop children’s language learning in effective and sustainable ways.

Speakers include:

  • Joseph Coelho – children’s poet and current Waterstones Children’s Laureate.
  • David Crystal OBE, FBA, FLSW, FCIL: Vice-President of the Institute of Linguistics and former Professor at the University of Reading.
  • Kelly Ashley – author of Word Power: Amplifying Vocabulary Instruction and lecturer in Reading for Pleasure at the Open University.
  • Jon Biddle – English lead at Moorlands Primary School and Reading for Pleasure advocate.
  • Theresa Clements – primary teaching and learning English adviser with HFL Education.
  • Rebecca Cosgrave – primary teacher and literacy consultant with Devon Education Services.
  • Nizrana Farook – author of The Girl who Stole an Elephant and other children’s books.
  • Polly Ho-Yen – author of The Boy in the Tower and other children’s books.

Cost: £99 ex VAT per person with unlimited access to recordings of all sessions for 28 days after the live event.

About HFL Education: HFL Education is an award-winning provider of training and support products and services to schools and educational settings both within and outside Hertfordshire. It is the UK’s largest school company and operates with a not-for-profit ethos, working with 99% of schools in Hertfordshire and over 3000 schools and settings nationally.

Further resources:

  • Find other literacy conferences and trade shows here.
  • Find out more about HFL Education’s teaching and learning programme here.

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