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Global ILT Education Conference 2022

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About the Global ILT Education Conference

On 2nd February 2022, ILT Education is hosting its first global conference where we invite education professionals, decision makers and experts from around the world together to discuss the importance of reading in early childhood and share pedagogical methodologies.

The theme for the conference is Reading in Early Childhood and we’re delighted to welcome Jake Hope, our UK children’s literature expert to give the keynote speech. The conference will also feature best practices from several countries, and will hold breakout rooms with children’s literature experts from our other markets including Sweden, Germany, Finland and North America.

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February 2nd, 2022, 4:15pm - 7pm CET

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A free virtual event via Zoom

The link will be sent out to those who have registered before the conference.

Agenda

  • Welcome from Jonathan Viner
  • Keynote Speech from Jake Hope
  • Breakout rooms with international literature experts or authors from Sweden, North America, Germany, the UK and Finland
  • Breakout rooms to discuss best practice with practitioners in Sweden, Finland, Germany and Norway
  • Teacher forum
  • Wrap-up by Jonathan Viner

Win a free children's picture book!

Anyone who registers for the conference will be entered into a prize draw to win a copy of Jake Hope's debut children's picture book, Cheesed Off! Set to be published on 3rd March 2022, you could be one of the first people to get a copy, hot off the press simply by registering for our event.

About Jake Hope - our Keynote Speaker

Jake is an experienced children’s literature and reading development expert in the UK who is the chair of the working party for the UK’s oldest and most prestigious children’s book prizes, the CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway medals. He is passionate about children’s books and promoting a love of reading and writing with children, schools and families.

Named as one of the UK’s top librarians of the future in the National Love Libraries Campaign, Jake has written extensively on children’s reading development and librarianship, contributing chapters to numerous books, producing the SLA publication on diversity and inclusion and previews for ‘The Bookseller’. He is currently working with ILT Education on the launch of Polylino into the UK early years and primary school market.

Jake is the author of the recently published book on visual literacy, Seeing Sense, (Facet Publishing, 2020) and will be releasing his debut children’s picture book, Cheesed Off! in March 2022.

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