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National Literacy Trust Annual Conference

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Every Child Matters: Closing the literacy achievement gap – the importance of home and community approaches

Every Child Matters: Closing the literacy achievement gap –

the importance of home and community approaches


20 March 2006, Kensington Town Hall, London


‘In view of the opportunities for bridging the achievement gap offered by the implementation of Every Child Matters, this conference will focus on how literacy can be effectively supported in the home and community.

Through a combination of research dissemination, practical examples and lively debate, the conference will explore the ways in which interaction across sectors at both a policy and practical level can make a positive impact on literacy development in the home and the Every Child Matters: Change for Children agenda.


Who should attend?
Children’s services directors, culture and sports policymakers, early years professionals, family learning coordinators, health professionals, learning and skills directors, primary and secondary headteachers, regional agencies, voluntary and community sector senior staff, elected members


The conference is likely to fill quickly and early booking is recommended.’


Voluntary sector and schools: £175 (1 delegate) / £300 (2 delegates)
Others: £200 (1 delegate) / £350 (2 delegates)


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