Resource type: Conference or Trade Show
Price band: £
Key stage: KS2, KS3
Region(s): England - South West
The Reading Teachers = Reading Pupils Conference is an annual reading for pleasure conference that takes place as part of the Cheltenham Literature Festival for Schools programme. The 2023 conference will take place on Tuesday 10th October.
A programme of keynote presentations, panel discussions and workshops led by children’s writers and literacy experts will provide inspiration, tools and practical ideas to help bring books to life in the classroom. Presenters for the 2023 conference include:
- Sinéad Burke
- Sarah Crossan
- A. M. Dassu
- Christopher Edge
- Candy Gourlay
- Sharna Jackson
- Manjeet Mann
- Michael Rosen
- Piers Torday
- Jake Hope
- Amy McKay
- Dr Julie McAdam
- Dr Alison Waller
- Representatives from the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education and the English & Media Centre
Booking is via an online form on the Festival for Schools website.
Cost: approx £80, includes lunch and refreshments.
About Cheltenham Festivals: Cheltenham Festivals is a charity committed to ensuring that everybody can engage in innovative, world-class content across science and the arts. The Reading Teachers = Reading Pupils programme is delivered in partnership with a number of literacy organisations, including: Book Council of Wales; Bradford Literature Festival; CLPE; English & Media Centre; National Centre for Writing; NLT; KEAP (The Writers’ Block); Peters; Seven Stories the National Centre for Children’s Books; The Reader; The Story Museum; and Wigtown Festival Company.
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