Marie Clay Literacy Trust

The New Zealand Literacy Association is pleased to announce the availability of TWO international literacy awards for 2016. Both awards, supported by The Marie Clay Literacy Trust, will allow for a New Zealand educator to attend an overseas Literacy Conference in 2016.

Applicants should apply in writing and include the following:

  • details of the conference
  • reasons for wanting to attend
  • proposed personal professional development benefits
  • a brief summary that includes some of the following;
  • leadership within the school/institution, recent extra study in literacy, demonstrated/acknowledged success in the literacy field and leadership in a wider educational setting.
  • All applications should be accompanied by a statement/s of attestation of the above and a letter from the president of you local council verifying current NZLA Membership. The successful applicant will be expected to publish a report in Literacy Forum NZ. The grant in aid support may include airfares, conference registration and accommodation.

Applications should be addressed to:

International Conference Travel Award 2016
c/o Jane Taylor
President NZLA
Napier Central School
32 Napier Terrace
Napier 4110

The closing date for applications is 6 November 2015.
Applicants will be advised of the outcome before 30 November 2015.

The Trust will not engage in any correspondence.