Author Archives: Michelle Cannon

2018 – Margaret Mackey – 11th Harold Rosen Lecture

DARE and LATE (London Association for the Teaching of English) co-organised the Harold Rosen Memorial Lecture, given by Margaret Mackey on Wednesday 21 March 2018. Her lecture, entitled ‘Readers in Training and the Surveilled Imagination’, focused on the goal of education to equip children to savour the pleasures of “private reading.”  However, her lecture revealed that the privacy of digital

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DARE goes to Media Education Summit (MES) Hong Kong 2018

In November 2018 DARE Collaborative representatives will present a keynote panel at the International Media Education Summit [MES] in Hong Kong. Each year the summit brings together a global network of researchers, educators and practitioners working across all aspects of media education, media and digital literacy and media / technology in education. The event is the leading global showcase for

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Finnish Multiliteracies Seminar

John Potter is in Finland for a Finnish Government funded seminar and writing retreat as part of Finland’s aim to introduce ‘Multiliteracies’ into their curriculum for all schools. John was invited to contribute by Prof Kristiina Kumplainen from the University of Helsinki who is co-ordinating the event which brings together a group of academics from Finland, Australia, the US and

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How Writing Works – seminar & book launch

From the invention of the alphabet to the explosion of the internet, Dominic Wyse takes us on a unique journey into the process of writing. Starting with seven extraordinary examples that serve as a backdrop to the themes explored, it pays particular attention to key developments in the history of language, including Aristotle’s grammar through socio-cultural multimodality, to pragmatist philosophy

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The Art of English: Language, Literature, Literacy Conference – Perth

Dominic Wyse will be keynoting at this year’s Australian Association for the Teaching of English (AATE) and The Australian Literacy Educators’ Association (ALEA) conference in Perth on 8 – 11 July 2018. The conference theme is The Art of English: Language, Literature, Literacy, and the emphasis will be on how to harness and build students’ creativity as part of language,

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Exhibitions 2018: ‘Blood and Bones’ & ‘Solitary Pleasures’

In 2018 Dr Marquard Smith (Programme Leader, MA Museums & Galleries in Education, IOE), curates two forthcoming exhibitions: Blood & Bones (The Street Gallery, UCLH) on the ownership and creative use of personal data generated by people living with cancer and Solitary Pleasures (Freud Museum) on eroticism, desire, and sexual health and wellbeing. More information in due course.

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