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4th NRDC International Research Conference 2006

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Where next for research in the teaching and learning of adult literacy, language and numeracy?

What are the challenges for research and development? The challenges never end, thus the continual need to innovate and bring powerful evidence to bear.

4th International Research Conference,

Hayley Conference Centre, Nottingham, April 27 & 28, 2006

‘The 4th NRDC International Research Conference will bring together policy and practice to focus on the latest evidence from research and development on the teaching and learning of adult literacy, numeracy and language

The conference will have four strands:

1. Motivation and persistence – supporting learners to achieve.

2. Pedagogy – effective practice in teaching and learning.

3. Teacher education – professionalising the workforce, new and existing.

4. Putting research into practice – models of development and practitioner engagement.

Speakers include:
Neil Robertson, Head of the Skills for Life Strategy Unit, Department for Education and Skills
Allan Tuckett, Director, The National Institute of Adult Continuing Education
Professor Deborah Brandt, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
Professor Mary Hamilton, Professor of Adult Learning and Literacy, Lancaster University

Conference fee (including meals and accommodation) £150. A limited number of bursaries are available for practitioners working in Skills for Life.

Please visit the NRDC website for further details of the bursaries.

For other information, including the provisional programme and booking form, please visit the conference website.

Places are limited and awarded on a first-come-first-served basis so please book early to avoid disappointment.’

 

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