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Literacy and Education 15 January 2010, FON University, Skopje “Crossing the Bridges of Literacy” MaRA conference

Literacy and Education
15 January 2010, FON University, Skopje
“Crossing the Bridges of Literacy” MaRA conference
PRESS CONFERENCE
Friday January 15, 11.30am at FON in Skopje
The 21st century skills, development of teaching instruction, adult education, student achievement, critical thinking, media literacy, reading, writing, are just a few examples of the literacy concepts that are having a massive impact on the way we teach and learn nowadays. But where are the challenges? What are the research results? How to improve literacy and education?
YOU ARE INVITED to a press conference on Literacy and Education, at which the European and American leading experts will describe achievements and ways to overcome current literacy issues.
Chairperson:
Anica Petkoska, Macedonia Reading Association, MaRA , (Secondary Education Teacher at SEOU Gostivar)

Presenters:

PhD Ann-Sofie Selin, IDEC Chair, (Reading and Special Education Cygnaeus School, Abo, Finland) Conference Opening

Dr. Gerry Shiel, FELA Chairperson, (Educational Research Center, St Patrick’s College, Dublin, Ireland), Teacher Education in Reading Literacy: Towards a Proposal for an EU Project

Meeli Pandis, MA (Estonian Reading Association/SOS Kinderdorf International), Dimensions of Individualization and Globalization in Changing Paradigm of Education including Teacher Education

Greg Brooks, Professor of Education, Research Director, (Sheffield University, UK), Producing the European adult learning glossary
Professor Henrietta Dombey, (University of Brighton, UK) Key features of English primary schools where literacy thrives
Professor Marie Ernestova, (University of South Bohemia, Ceske Budejovice, Czeck Republic) Let‘s Get Wordwise on English Neologisms
Dr. Nataly N Smetannikova, (Moscow, Russia), Project Lessons
Dr. Shlomo Alon, (Jerusalem, Israel), Literacy in a Multicultural Society- Israeli Situation
Dr. Terrell A. Young, Professor of Literacy Education, (Washington State University), Selecting Books for English Language Learners
Docent Jeroen Clemens, (Helen Parkhurst, Dalton School for Secondary Education, Almere, The Nederlands) , Using Blogs and Wikis in the Classroom
Taffy E Raphael PhD, IRA Representative, (University of Illinois at Chicago,USA ) Effective Literacy Coaching in High Poverty U.S. Schools
Serge Terwagne PhD Belgium FR, Preschool Teacher Training
Dr. Prof. Renate Valtin (Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany), Reading Competence and Personality characteristics – findings from PIRLS and PISA
Dr. Ulla Britt Pearson (Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Sweden), Recent literacy research in Sweden – some examples
Vesna Janevski, independent consultant, (Skopje, Macedonia), Literacy- A challenge for the Adult Education
Vesna Nikodinoska (Macedonian Institute for Media) and Marko Trosanovski (Institute for Democracy “Societas Civilis”, Skopje, Macedonia), Media Literacy, Concept for the 21st Century Education
Snezana Jankulovska, (PEP, Skopje, Macedonia), Mentoring
Coffee and refreshments will be served from 11.30.
You are advised to arrive early to allow time to register for the Press Conference.
Journalists are also welcome to attend the sessions at Crossing the Bridges of Literacy – MaRA conference; see http://macedoniareadingassociation.wikispaces.com; http://www.literacy.mk for details. (Please note Media Credentials Policy applies.)
Media Enquiries:
Dejan Petkoski, Public Relations Communications
“Crossing the Bridges of Literacy”- MaRA Press Office
tel: +389 (0)70 378 025
Fax: +389 (0)42 200 500
email:dejan.petkoskil@gmail.com

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