Otago Literacy Association 2017 Timeline
Keep a look out for flyers advertising these events in 2017:
Dr Alison Davis: Book Launch: Teaching Reading Comprehension (2nd ed.)
Wed 2 March, 4.15-6.00pm
Dr Alison Davis: Accelerating achievement in reading: what will this look like in your classroom in 2017?
Thurs 2 March, 9.00-3.00pm
AGM: To be held on Thursday 16 March
Mere Whaanga, University of Otago College of Education Writer in Residence:
A Kōrero with Mere, Thurs 8 June, 4-5pm
Tuhi Pūrakau/Story Writing / Tā Pikitia/Picture Competition for Early Childhood & Primary Years 1-8, due by Wed 5 July (submit entries to: firstname.lastname@example.org)
Tuhi Pūrakau/Story Writing / Tā Pikitia/Picture Competition – Prizegiving at College of Education library 4.30pm
Early Childhood event – details coming.
NZLA One-day National Conference – Sat 30 September, in Hamilton; Mon 2 Oct in Wellington; Wednesday 4 Oct in Christchurch.
Speakers to be confirmed.
WHY BECOME A MEMBER?
*Stimulating programme of events offered over the year – minimum of 1 event per
term – Fantastic for your Literacy Professional Development.
*Receive 3 copies of Literacy Forum NZ each year.
*Discounted attendance at NZLA events (including National Conference).
*Teachers with up to 6 years’ service are eligible for sponsorship to attend National Conference.
*International links to other Literacy organisations e.g. IRA, ALEA
*Applications available for NZLA / OLA members for Research/Travel Scholarships; Literacy Initiative award
*Discounted rates for 1st year teachers and students to OLA events.