Keynote Speaker

Kathryn Eyre

Kathryn is a passionate believer in the power of literature to enhance our society and improve educational outcomes. Kathryn is Head of Library at The Pittwater House Schools, NSW and has been an educator for over 25 years. Her teaching experience includes positions in Japan, England and Australia and she has taught across the different sectors of education, Government, Catholic and Independent. She has long been a devourer of books and is currently a reviewer for the NSW Premier’s Reading Challenge year 7-9 booklist, a judge for the CBCA Book of the Year Older Readers Award and a published reviewer of children's literature. She is surrounded by young adults each day and is acutely aware of their reading styles and habits.