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Reading for learning

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Faculty of Education
Date of Event
13th May 2017
Last Booking Date for this Event
14th May 2017
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Reading for learning: why reading fiction is crucial for children’s cognitive, emotional and social development

Saturday 13th May 2017

09:00 to 16:00


09:30 -10:00    Arrivals and coffee

10:00 -11:00    Reading for learning: a talk by Prof Maria Nikolajeva

11:00 -11.30    Break 

11:30 -12.30    Reading animals in children’s literature: a talk by Dr Zoe Jaques

12:30 -13:30    Lunch

13:30 - 14.30   Introducing ecocriticism through Disney animation, a talk by Dr Aneesh Barai

14:30 - 14:45   Break

14:45 - 16:00   Hands-on workshop: Enhancing empathy skills through picturebooks

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