Friday 17 August
Real Libraries: Collaborative Spaces
School libraries are flexible, collaborative and stimulating spaces and this conference program gives practitioners tools, evidence and examples of ways to reinvent and gow the possibilities that are offered by a vibrant school library.
Kevin Hennah will offer the keynote address - Maintaining relevant school libraries and will follow this up later in the day with a session entitled Library reinvigorations, Anne Whisken will explore participatory design, Ben Conyers (SLV) will share with us Vision 2020 and operationalising the design. These featured speakers will be enhanced by eight concurrent sessions from practitioners sharing different examples of best practice, planning and the creative use of space.
Thursday 6 September
Reading, Stories, Literacy Forum: Genrefication
Kew Primary School, Kew
- Panel, facilitated by Anne Whisken, sharing views and ideas around genrefication
- Author David Metzenethen on his new Year 5 to 8 title George Parker Goes Global
- The Kid’s Bookshop team with ten great new releases in ten minutes
- Author Michael Wagner on his new picture book, illustrated by Tom Jellett, Why I Love Summer
The Kids' Bookshop in attendance