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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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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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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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Proposal accepted 18th European Conference on Reading

Proposal accepted 18th European Conference on Reading

Just received acceptance of my proposal to do a workshop at the 18th European Conference on Reading Jönköping, Sweden, 6-9 August 2013  ” On behalf of the Coordinating Committee of the 18th European Conference on Reading, we are very pleased to inform you that your proposal has been accepted. Type of presentation: Workshop”. One of the key note speakers will be Donald Leu. Very happy with that. Hope to be able to talk with one of the founding fathers of research on online…

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Een stap verder naar een community ?

Een stap verder naar een community ?

Het zijn Modern Times. Ik zit nu op de boot van Turku, Finland naar Stockholm en schrijf daar dit blogbericht. Naast het netbook liggen de iPhone en de ereader en vragen ook aandacht. En al deze apparatuur past makkelijk achterop de motor. Sinds het begin van de jaren 90 ben ik lid van de International Reading Association. In dezelfde tijd heeft Nederland een Nederlandse afdeling van de IRA opgericht, genaamd RAIN, Reading Association in the Netherlands. In de eerste 10…

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