Generating a Love for Reading Conference, North East, 2019

Hosted by Reading Solutions UK, this conference offers an opportunity for Headteachers, KS2 Coordinators and Leaders of English to learn and share practical strategies for engaging in reading for pleasure.

Chaired by Headteacher of New York Primary School, Jill Shaw, this all-day event consists of guest speakers who will be sharing their experiences and practical resources to encourage reading for pleasure in KS2. Delegates can expect a structured mix of presentations, workshops and networking opportunities.

Durham University Associate Professor, Dr David Waugh. Director of Primary Education and Course Leader for Primary English

Dr David Waugh will be leading three workshops during the conference:

  • Reading for Pleasure: Luxury or Necessity?
  • Writing for Pleasure
  • Why Read to Children and How Can We Do This Successfully?
Catherine Millar – Successful Classroom Reading For Pleasure Strategies

Drawing upon her teaching experience, Catherine will provide proven methods to engage pupils in reading for pleasure in the classroom.

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Michael Walker, Managing Director of Reading Solutions UK – Embracing New Technology to Support Reading for Pleasure

Michael will be sharing what schools should be looking for when implementing new technologies to support pupils in their transition to reading for pleasure.


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