NIE Literature Conference 2013: Why (Not) Literature?

NIE Literature Conference 2013: Why (Not) Literature?

Date
Thursday, 31 January 2013

NIE Literature Conference 2013: Why (Not) Literature?

The Literature section of the ELL Academic Group organized a Literature Conference for Literature educators on 25 January 2013 which was well-attended by more than 200 teachers from 90 schools. The conference keynote speaker, Vincent O’Leary Distinguished Professor Judith Langer from SUNY, Albany spoke about how literature was essential for 21st century learning in line with the conference theme, Why (Not) Literature?. At the conference, participants had the chance to take part in strand sessions that sustained discussion about issues relevant to Literature education and in sharing sessions where schools presented effective Literature teaching ideas and practices. 

 

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