ARLE SIG Literacy Symposium, 11-13 October 2023

The special interest group on Literacies: Reading, Writing & Oracies of the International Association for Research in L1 Education (ARLE) is pleased to announce a research seminar with the theme Emergent and Developing Literacy planned to be held in Patras, Greece 11-13 October, 2023. Please see the Call for Proposals for more information. Deadlines are as follows:

  • Proposal deadline: 15 April, 2023
  • Announcement of review decision: 1 June, 2023
  • Final registration date: 1 August, 2023
  • Research seminar: 11 - 13 October, 2023
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    SIG Literacies: Reading, Writing & Oracies

    Focus of SIG Literacies: Reading, Writing and Oracy

    SIG Literacies: Reading, Writing and Oracy focuses on written-based skills (reading and writing) and on oral-based skills (listening and speaking), the latter less intensively researched, and on their relationship in mother tongue. All these skills have to be acquired up to a certain ability to manage and solve real communication problems in the complex modern society in the 21th century.
    That is the reason why the SIG will discuss the following main issues from various perspectives:

    The members of the sig will cooperate in organizing conferences, and in advocating issues.


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    Jesper Bremholm, Denmark
    Senior Researcher, the National Centre for Reading

    Winnie-Karen Giera, Germany
    Professor, Department of Inclusive German Didactics, Potsdam University

    Byeonggon Min, South Korea
    Professor, Departement of Korean Language Education, College of Education, Seoul National University

    Anneke Wurth, Netherlands
    Teacher educator, PhD-candidate, Graduate School of Teaching, Leiden University

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