November 2013

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Continuing the journey: A Conference for Primary & Secondary NQTs – Tuesday 28th January 2014

We would like to offer the opportunity for any NQTs in your school to attend a half-day conference to support them within their vital NQT year. This conference will be held at the University of Reading, London Road Campus and is available for any NQT who graduated during 2013.

Alongside opportunities for professional contacts with their peers, the conference will provide subject-specific workshops as well as addressing themes such as behaviour management, transition and transfer or working with parents, and exploring the implications of the 2014 National Curriculum. NQTs can also choose to visit MERL (The Museum of English Rural Life), the National Centre for Language and Literacy or find out about the support offered by pfeg, the Personal Finance Education Group.

Please see the accompanying flier for further details of the conference, including how to register. The cost of the conference is £30, including a light lunch. We hope you will be able to support your NQT in attending this conference.

NQT Flyer 2014

WMM in ITT Event - Reading - 10.12.13 - flyer

LARSP ACROSS LANGUAGES Workshop

The University of Reading and the Centre for Literacy and Multilingualism are pleased to announce the LARSP ACROSS LANGUAGES workshop to be held on 27th and 28th March 2014 . LARSP originated at the University of Reading. It was created by David Crystal, Paul Fletcher and Mike Garman in 1976 and it applied to English. Since then LARSP has been adapted for other languages and most recently, volume has already been published profiling LARSP for a number of different languages (website:  http://clinicallinguistics.wordpress.com/2010/12/04/the-languages-of-larsp/) with two further volumes in preparation.

Due to the number of researchers working on new versions of LARSP for the ‘Languages of LARSP’ series, we are holding a Workshop and Conference on LARSP so that knowledge can be exchanged, shared and discussed. The workshop is open to not only the designers of the different languages of LARSP, but also to speech and language therapists and those involved in the education of speech and language therapy students, speech and language therapy students and researchers in the field of child language acquisition and disorders.

  • Registration for this event will open from 1st December 2013 Registration ends: 7th March 2014
  • Registration fees: £110 for two days (includes lunch and refreshments) Daily delegates: £60
  • Students: £100 for two days (or £50 per day)

Contact:  Vesna Stojanovik v.stojanovik@reading.ac.uk for further details.

For information on accommodation for this event please read this document.