The value and power of literacy in all its forms [slides]

10th ALIA Top End Symposium, 12-13 October 2018 Darwin: Enabling universal literacies in the digital age
This presentation (PowerPoint slides) supports the session on literacy in the 21st century.
The symposium provides a professional development opportunity for local information professionals to engage with national and international experts on universal literacies, a theme deemed to be of interest to all members of the community. This event is a premium professional development activity for information and library workers in the Northern Territory.

Reading engagement through reading comprehension [slides]

ALIA Schools Professional Development Seminar, 10 August 2019 Melbourne: Reading for Everyone
This presentation (PowerPoint slides) accompanied the keynote address 'Reading intervention' which explored why literacy intervention is crucial to students’ learning success, how to assess the learning needs of students, how intervention in reading is part of the role of the school library and identify ways the teacher librarian can contribute to being part of this program.

National Year of Reading 2012: evaluation report

This report is an evaluation of how the National Year of Reading helped to build a reading culture across the nation. The evaluation was undertaken by The Centre for Research in Early Childhood Education, Edith Cowan University, Western Australia. The report describes the nature and outcomes of the National Year of Reading in the four case studies, including a consideration of what participating organisations delivered beyond what would normally be expected of them.


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