ALIA Schools My country, my story: reading matters seminar

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The registrations for ALIA Schools second Professional Development activity My country, my story: reading matters seminar are now open.  This seminar aims to explore ways of engaging students to read and develop a love of literature.  Participants will have the opportunity to explore the issues through an author presentation, a panel session and a workshop.


When: Saturday 21 May 2016

Venue: Siena College

Address: 815 Riversdale Road, Camberwell 3124

The morning seminar will feature Author Jackie French who will share her thoughts on reading and her process in developing and writing her books.  There will also be an opportunity for book signing. 


Following the author presentation, the panel session will explore various reading promotion strategies that can be used in school communities.

The panel comprises:

·         Ria Coffey, Antonine College, College

·         Marg Moran, Carey Baptist Grammar School, Kew

·         Penny Roberts, Brighton Grammar, Brighton


Participants will have an opportunity to discuss, develop and share ideas as well as activities for the upcoming CBCA Book Week in August.


For more details and registering this morning seminar, please click on this link:


Participants will need to register online with payment through the ALIA National Office. Please note that a compulsory 7% processing and service fee has been incorporated into the fee structure for this purpose.


Please note:

·        Registrations close on 6th May 2016 by invoice

·        Registrations close on 13th May 2016 by credit card

      ·        Late payment fee ($11 incl. GST) applies for registrations after 13th May 2016 – credit card payment option only

ALIA Group Event
Saturday 21 May 2016 9:00am to 1:00pm