UKLA International Conference


Resource type: Conference or Trade Show

Price band: £

Key stage: Adult

Region(s): All of UK

The 58th UKLA International Conference will take place at the University of Exeter from 23rd – 25th June  2023. The theme for the 2023 conference is Writing Matters and will explore ways to help children, young people and adults become confident, engaged and independent writers in the modern world.

Through key note presentations and workshops, delegates will have the opportunity to share and hear examples of research and best practice covering all aspects of the teaching of writing.

Key note speakers include:

  • Charlotte Hacking – Learning and Programme Director at the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education.
  • Guy Merchant – Professor of Literacy and Education at the Sheffield Institute of Education at Sheffield Hallam University.
  • Deborah Wells Rowe – Carolyn M. Everton Professor in Teacher Education at Peabody College, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee.
  • Joseph Coelho – award-winning poet and current Waterstones Children’s Laureate.

Further details to be announced.

Cost: approx. £385/£425 for UKLA members/non-members for the full 3 days. Single day access also available. Early bird discounts available until May 8th.

About UK Literacy Association: The UKLA is a registered charity dedicated to informing and supporting all those concerned with the development of language, literacy and communication.

Further resources:

  • Find out more about the work of the UKLA and how to become a member here.

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