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Key notes & Presentations 3rd Baltic Sea – 17th Nordic Literacy Conference

Key notes & Presentations 3rd Baltic Sea – 17th Nordic Literacy Conference

Ik ben lid van de IDEC (ook vertegenwoordiger van Nederlands daarin) en Fela (idem). In Augustus was ik op de 3rd Baltic Sea – 17th Nordic Literacy Conference in Turku, Finland. Ik deel even een blog dat ik heb geschreven voor de IDEC-site. Een eerste reeks key-notes en presentaties. Zie het origineel op de IDEC site, dat nog zal worden aangevuld. The 3rd Baltic Sea – 17th Nordic Literacy Conference was a great succes. We will share experiences and photos later….

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Nominations for International Literacy Association Award for Innovative Reading Promotion in Europe 2016

Nominations for International Literacy Association Award for Innovative Reading Promotion in Europe 2016

Nominate your own work of that of others for the  International Literacy Association Award for Innovative Reading Promotion in Europe. The purpose of this award is to recognize, celebrate and reward innovative work for reading promotion in Europe carried out by or for a European national reading association affiliated to the International Literacy Association. More information can be found in the GUIDELINES FOR THE ILA LITERACY AWARD 2016. The Award will be presented at the 20th European Conference on Reading in Madrid, Spain, in…

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Last Call for Papers European Conference on Literacy 2015 in Klagenfurt, Austria

Last Call for Papers European Conference on Literacy 2015 in Klagenfurt, Austria

We are very pleased to announce the CALL FOR PAPERS for the upcoming European Conference on Literacy 2015 in Klagenfurt, Austria, to be open from 31 May until 30th November, 2014! Go to: www.lesenundschreiben.at/19th-european-conference-on-reading/call-for-papers.html. If you have any questions regarding the Call for Papers or the conference as such, do not hesitate to come back to us. Have a look at the general pages concerning the conference and also follow us on Facebook and Twitter to stay up to date. We are looking forward…

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ELINET EU project on Literacy

ELINET EU project on Literacy

One in five 15-year-old Europeans, as well as nearly 75 million adults, lack basic reading and writing skills. Not only does this make it hard for them to find a job, it also increases their risk of poverty and social exclusion. The European Literacy Policy Network ELINET was initiated to gather and analyze policy information; exchange policy approaches, good practice, and initiatives and raise awareness of the importance of acting now to reduce the number of children, young people and…

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The Biblioburro, an innovative way of teaching reading

The Biblioburro, an innovative way of teaching reading

In many parts of the world children cannot go to school, because they are to far away from any school. Louis Soriano came up with a very interesting solution, the Biblioburro. The Biblioburro is a traveling library that distributes books to patrons from the backs of two donkeys, Alfa and Beto. The program was created in La Gloria, Colombia, by Luis Soriano.The biblioburro operates within the central municipalities of the Department of Magdalena, on Colombia’s Caribbean shore. Look at this…

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Proof of my international work on literacy ;-)

Proof of my international work on literacy ;-)

As I told you in a recent blogpost I’m also active in the International Development in Europe Committee of the International Reading Association. In the last Reading Today magazine of the IRA there is an article on the one of our activities, the International Leadership Workshop in Ljubljana last januari. See the picture below taken of that article. Even more interesting because you can see me in the picture at the right side upper corner. So, this is proof I…

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Update profile: some other activities related to (Online) Literacy

Update profile: some other activities related to (Online) Literacy

Since the 90ths of the 20th century I am  an active member of the International Reading Association I am also the representative of the Netherlands in the International Development in Europe Committee (IDEC), in which over 30 European countries collaborate on literacy in Europe. I’m also the webmaster of the IDEC website Go there and have a look. To give you an idea about the activities of IDEC I will give you some links to posts on the IDEC site….

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Call for papers: UKLA 50th International Conference 4-6 July 2014

Call for papers: UKLA 50th International Conference 4-6 July 2014

  UKLA 50th International Conference ‘50 Years of Literacy: Continuity and Change’. The University of Sussex, Friday 4th – Sunday 6th July 2014 Brighton Speakers to include Ken Goodman, Myra Barrs, David Crystal, and Teresa Cremin. The deadline for submissions will be 2nd December 2013. The 50th UKLA international conference will be a special occasion for the United Kingdom Literacy Association and all its members. We will be celebrating 50 years of our Association’s work in literacy education. It will…

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European Conference on Reading 2013 Presentations & Keynotes

European Conference on Reading 2013 Presentations & Keynotes

I’m the representative of the Netherlands at the IDEC, International Development of Europe Committee of the International Reading Association, IRA. Every second year the IDEC organises a European Reading Conference. The 18th European Conference on Reading was held in Jönköping, Sweden, August 6-9, 2013 and was a success. More than 300 participants, almost 170 presentations and workshops.The weather was great and so was Jönköping. I had a workshop there too. I’m also the webmaster of the IDEC website. Look at the…

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21 Century Learning Design workshop

21 Century Learning Design workshop

29/30 of May I participated  in a workshop 21st Century Learning Design (21CLD Workshop)  in Kopenhagen organized by Microsoft as part of the Partners in Learning Initiative. European countries were invited to send participants to take part in this workshop. I was invited by Kennisnet to be one of the participants from the Netherlands. The other Dutch representative Petra Fisser, a specialist on TPACK from University Twente and Henk Lamers, consultant 21st Century Skills. The other participants came from Denmark, Sweden,…

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