Forthcoming Events ..

Events

 

THE KIDS' BOOKSHOP in partnership with the SCHOOL LIBRARY ASSOCIATION OF VICTORIA (SLAV)

are thrilled to present a Professional Development programme in 2017   

Readers,  Stories, Literacy - A forum for learning and discussion

A Professional Development series offering news, views and strategies for motivating your readers with books and stories to provide positive literacy outcomes

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1       27th April (Primary)

Venue: Xavier College Library (Burke Hall)

  • New Books to share (The Kids' Bookshop)
  • Literacy  -  with a focus on reading programs incorporating thinking skills and digital technologies in reading response (Dr Susan La Marca)
  • Guest author/Book Launch: Felice Arena, The Boy and the Spy

 

2      22nd June (Secondary)

Venue: Melbourne High School Library

  • New Books to Share (The Kids' Bookshop)
  • The Classroom Novel – tried, true and new plus resources to support taking a risk with your text selection (The Kids' Bookshop)
  • Guest Author: Robert Newton, Mr Romonov's Garden in the Sky

 

3     2nd  August (Primary)

Venue:  Genazzano FCJ College Library 

  • New books to Share (The Kids' Bookshop)
  • Literacy – strategies to keep ALL children engaged with reading with a view to enhancing literacy achievement (Dr Pam McIntyre)
  • Guest author: Susannah McFarlane, The D-Bot Squad

 

4     21st September (Secondary)

Venue: Albert Park College Library 

  • New books to Share
  • Language – Yes, you can select novels rich with language and complex themes and enhance language development AND engage readers! (Laura Gordon)
  • Guest author:  Paul Jennings

 

5    19th October (Primary/Secondary)

Abbotsford Convent Community Room

  • New Books to share (The Kids' Bookshop)
  • Language and Literacy – the importance of non-fiction books in an online world (Maryann Ballantyne, Publisher Black Dog Books)
  • Selecting books for awards and graduation (for both primary and secondary students)  (The Kids' Bookshop)
  • Guest authors: Carol Wilkinson, Ten Pound Pom PLUS two additional guests for our grand finale! 

 

DETAILS:

TIME:    4 30pm – 6 30pm

**Please note that the event on the 19th of October will conclude with a glass of champagne at 7 30pm

COST:    $55         Individual session ticket

              $250       Series ticket

SLAV Members

              $49         Individual session ticket

              $225       Series ticket

 

DELEGATES WILL RECEIVE

  • Showbag of resource material
  • Certificate of Participation
  • Afternoon tea/refreshments
  • 10% off all books on the night

 

 

REGISTRATION DETAILS

OPTION A

REGISTRATION and PAYMENT BY INVOICE or

  • Send your name and details (and those of other interested staff members) to events@thekidsbookshop.com.au
  • Please let us know which event/s you will be attending by indicating the date of the session/s or if you will be attending the ‘series’.
  • Please indicate if you are a SLAV member or not be including your Membership number
  • We will email you an invoice for payment.
  • Please note that it is fine to share a ‘series’ ticket with colleagues though this would allow one person only to attend each session.

    If multiple staff wish to attend, then multiple tickets should be purchased. 

 

OPTION B

EFT Transfer

  • Send your name and details (and those of other interested staff members) to events@thekidsbookshop.com.au
  • Please let us know which event/s you will be attending by indicating the date of the session/s or if you will be attending the ‘series’.
  • Please indicate if you are a SLAV member or not be including your Membership number
  • We will send you an invoice with our bank details included for EFT Transfer
  • Please note that it is fine to share a ‘series’ ticket with colleagues though this would allow one person only to attend each session.

    If multiple staff wish to attend, then multiple tickets should be purchased. 

 
OPTION C

Payment by Credit Card

  • Please call The Kids’ Bookshop on 03 5472 3637 to register your details (including those of other staff members attending) and we will take your payment over the phone. Please have your SLAV membership number handy if you are a SLAV member.