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21-3417-SPR-Inspiring a Love of Reading

Inspiring a Love of Reading - Online Workshop

“It’s not just about learning to read, it’s about learning to love books.” (Rosen, 2014) 

For Primary Teachers and SNAs.

With the arrival of the Primary Language Curriculum, inspiring our children as lovers of reading has been placed firmly on the literacy learning agenda once again. In fact, Engagement, Motivation and Choice are now included specifically as Learning Outcomes.  


The focus of this talk will be on supporting teachers in encouraging children to read for pleasure and it will cover a number of key areas: 

- The classroom, school and local library

- Recommended reads

- Practical classroom ideas

- Creating a dialogue around books

- Teachers as readers


Duncan Mc Carthy is Principal of St. Peter's NS, Dungourney, Co. Cork.  He has spent the last number of years supporting teachers and schools as a Literacy Advisor with the PDST, a member of the Literacy Association of Ireland Executive Committee and a provider of courses for Cork Education Support Centre.


A link will be emailed to you prior to the course

If you wish to cancel your place you can do so by clicking on the cancellation link at the bottom of your booking confirmation email. 

Course Details

Course Start Date / Time 04-03-2021 7:00 pm
Course End Date / Time 04-03-2021 9:00 pm
Capacity 50
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Fee Free
Number Hours 2
Speaker Duncan McCarthy
Location Online
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