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When:

Fri 13 Jun 2014, 8:30am–4:30pm

Where: Massey University Sport & Rugby Institute, Albany Drive, SH 57, Palmerston North

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Delegate registration: $100.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Listed by: ReaLM

ReaLM presents a day of professional development for librarians and literacy educators of children and young adults.

Join us for a fun filled day of learning, sharing and networking.

Here is this year's line up:

Brian Falkner: Author. Now he is an internationally acclaimed author, Brian returns to showcase what he has learnt since his talk at ReaLM 2010, including tips to increase your readership.

Jill MacGregor: VSA teacher in the Pacific Islands and an author of School Journal articles and more recently the 'Children of the Pacific' book series. Jill will be talking to us about the importance of documenting and showcasing the cultures of our Pacific based families and immigrants for young readers, as well as her insight to literacy gained over her years of teaching.

Bob Docherty: Literature Consultant extraordinaire. Bob will enthrall us with his reviews and views of the latest fiction for Years 5 to Young Adult.

Miriam Tuohy: Miriam will be presenting about online tools to help engage your readers in a digital and social networking world.

Julia Marshall: Director of Gecko Press. Julia will be talking about the world of an award winning independent publisher. How to stay relevant, the journey and the future of publishing.

Our 6th session will be a series of short presentations from people within the library and education sector sharing what has worked for them to promote reading and literacy.

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