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FELA seminar European Literacy Declaration

FELA seminar European Literacy Declaration

18 On Friday January 2019, 14.00-18.00 Fela had a seminar at Hamburg University. The Theme was The European Literacy Declaration- good practice examples for its realization. We like to share the presentations with you. All presentations will be available soon. Some are already (see links). So come back for more information. 14.00 Prof. Dr Renate Valtin, Humboldt University, Berlin: Introductory remarks 14.05 Prof. Dr Anke Grotlüschen, University of Hamburg: The Second German Level-One Survey (LEO 2018): Testing Literacy and asking…

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HSN Conferentie 2018 Het is bijna zover

HSN Conferentie 2018 Het is bijna zover

Het is bijna zover. De HSN-32 vindt plaats op 16 en 17 november 2018, aan de Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Meldt je aan als je dat nog niet hebt gedaan. Ik hoop je te verwelkomen. Hier staat het programma. Samen met Jordi Casteleyn ben ik weer stroomleider Innovatie en Digitale Geletterdheid. Binnen de HSN Onderwijs Conferentie Nederlands trachten de deelnemers in de vele bijdragen antwoorden te zoeken op de vaak complexe en moeilijke oefening die het onderwijs Nederlands met zich meebrengt,…

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Brussel: HSN Conferentie 2018. Nog maar een dag voor indienen voorstel

Brussel: HSN Conferentie 2018. Nog maar een dag voor indienen voorstel

De HSN conferentie vindt dit jaar plaats in Brussel op 16 en 17 november. Zie informatie op de site van de HSN. Ruim twee maanden geleden heb ik hier een Call for Papers voor de HSN-conferentie 2018 gepubliceerd. De deadline is 21 maart 2018. Dat is morgen. Ik ben weer (mede)kolomleider voor de stroom Innovatie/ Digitale geletterdheid.  Het enthousiasme vanuit Nederland laat te wensen over. Je hebt nog een dag om je voorstel in te dienen. Doe het via dit…

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10th Anniversary Kigamboni Community Center (KCC) in Dar es Salaam Tanzania

10th Anniversary Kigamboni Community Center (KCC) in Dar es Salaam Tanzania

Since 2007, The Kigamboni Community Center (KCC) in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, has been addressing local poverty and health issues by providing quality education to underprivileged children, offering a second chance to those without access to public education. This year 2017 it’s KCC’s 10 years anniversary. So KCC had its anniversary celebrations from 1-5 of August 2017. I participated in this event, accompanying Yvonne Welzen, coordinator of one of the sponsors, Wings of Support, I am very glad I was…

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UNESCO Global Alliance for Literacy within the Framework of Lifelong Learning (GAL)

UNESCO Global Alliance for Literacy within the Framework of Lifelong Learning (GAL)

As mentioned in an earlier post  on 7 September the Core Group of the Global Alliance for Literacy within the Framework of Lifelong Learning (GAL) will hold a one-day meeting. I will participate in this meeting as an observer. For those of you who are not familiar with the GAL some information. The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, one of UNESCO’s specialist institutions with a core mandate for literacy and lifelong learning, has been asked by UNESCO to lead the…

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UNESCO International Conference on ‘Literacy in a digital world’

UNESCO International Conference on ‘Literacy in a digital world’

On September, 8 the UNESCO International Conference on ‘Literacy in a digital world’ takes place at the UNESCO headquarters, Paris, France. I’m honored to be invited to attent this conference, as  a representative of Elinet and as an expert on digital literacy. Objectives of the International Conference Definition: To deepen our understanding of what kinds of literacy skills people need to thrive in a digital world. Practice: To share and analyze promising programmes that advance literacy in a digital world. Risks…

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Elinet New Association & Thematic Working Group Digital Literacy

Elinet New Association & Thematic Working Group Digital Literacy

This post is bilingual,  English & Nederlands Elinet, de European Literacy Policy Network, heeft op de 20th European Literacy Conference, besloten te veranderen van een instituut waarvan alleen ‘legal bodies’ lid waren in een Elinet Association, waar individuele experts de belangrijkste leden zijn. Ik ben gevraagd lid te worden van de Thematic Working Group (TWG) Digital Literacy.  ” Full members are individuals working in the area of literacy. They have a vote at the annual General Assembly (GA) and are eligible…

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Election Bernadette Dwyer as the new Vice President of the ILA

Election Bernadette Dwyer as the new Vice President of the ILA

From a international, European, perspective we are very happy for the election of Bernadette Dwyer from Ireland as the new Vice President of the ILA. I, a long standing IDEC member, have not discussed this yet with the other IDEC members and so write this as a private person, but I’m sure I’m not the only one, who feels this way. Let me know and write a comment.

Vilnius, Conference Literacy in the digital Age

Vilnius, Conference Literacy in the digital Age

Op 20 januari 2017  was ik aanwezig op de Conferentie Literacy in the digital Age in the Lithuania National Library in Vilnius, Litouwen en mocht daar een keynote geven. Hier deel ik de presentaties. Zie de links. Kom regelmatig terug voor de aanvullingen. CONFERENCE: LITERACY IN THE DIGITAL AGE FRIDAY, JANUARY 20th, 2017 The Lithuania National Library, Vilnius 10.00-12.00     Plenary session (simultaneous translation). Chair: Daiva Penkauskienė Jeroen Clemens. Digital Literacies, a challenge for the language curriculum. Laura Brochet. Media and Information Literacy…

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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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