Dr Susan La Marca, SLAV Executive Officer
9.05am Keynote Address: Literacy Communities Empowering Each Other
Heather Fehring, Emerita Professor in the School of Education, in the Design & Social
Context College, RMIT University
9.40am An update from the Literacy Unit, Department of Education and Training
Mark Fields, Manager, Literacy Unit Learning Teaching and Pathways Division
Department of Education and Training
10.10am Discussion Session One
How do you promote the library to its community?
What practical strategies can you share?
10.30am Morning Tea, Trade Exhibition and Poster Gallery
11.00am Powering Engagement
Roland Harvey, Creator
11.45am Discussion Session Two
How do you encourage and support student voice/agency in your library?
12.05pm SLAV Primary School Leaders Award Presentation
12.30pm Lunch, Trade Exhibition and Poster Gallery
1.30pm Environment Award for Children’s Literature—2020’s Best Nature Books
Amelia Young, National Campaigns Director, the Wilderness Society
2.00pm Discussion Session Three
How are you involved in the Inquiry Process in your school?
2.15pm Discussion Session Four
Ideas for responding to the 2020 CBCA Book Week Theme – ‘Curious Creatures, Wild Minds’
2.30pm Highlights from the CBCA Younger Readers Category Judge
Ruth Woolven, Librarian, Kew Primary School
3.00pm Spotlight – ‘Words have the power to empower others’
Solli Raphael, Slam Poet and Social Advocate
3.25pm Conference Close – Poster Gallery prizes
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