Dr Hastie moderates the often controversial panel discussion at the last UNSW Literacy Conference
Alphacrucis Associate Dean of Education, David Hastie, has been part of a multi-sector steering committee, putting The ‘Literacy, what works and why’ conference, to be held 26 June 2018. The premium lit education event at UNSW attracted over 500 delegates in 2016, and includes top international literacy specialists, including Ian Wilkinson, Professor, Teaching and Learning, OHIO State University (Quality Talk about Text: Research-Based Practices for High-Level Comprehension); Jann Farmer-Hailey, Consultant, Literacy Leadership (Professional Learning Conversations To Lift Student Outcomes); Janet Gaffney, Professor, Educational Psychology – Literacy. Director, Marie Clay Research Centre, Auckland University (A Systems Approach To Literacy Intervention: An Insider’s Research Story).
The event is widely attended across DET, Catholic Education, and Independent schools, and x2 workshops are being run by Christian School specialists, including Jeff Davis (Principal, Hillcrest Christian School), and Sharon Williams (Support Educaiton, Danebank School). Dr Hastie is once again taking on the delicate role of chairing the QA panel, in this most controversial educational topic...book now, spaces are filling up fast!
Registration: By Friday June 8, 2018 Cost: $ 280 (Full time students $160)
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