More than Words

More than Words

A flagship literacy conference is taking place in North Lincolnshire in April. The event is called ‘More Than Words: Building Reading Communities’. It will raise awareness of the importance of reading and how a whole community approach can help transform lives.

The conference will take place at The Baths Hall in Scunthorpe on Thursday 27 April 2017 and will offer schools, academies, early years professionals, education specialists, community leaders and anyone involved in literacy development an inspiring day with high profile speakers, insightful workshops and lots of ideas on how you might influence and promote reading.

Just a few of the fantastic speakers confirmed for this event include:

  • Jonathan Douglas, Director of The National Literacy Trust
  • Award winning author and illustrator Nick Sharratt
  • Naomi Eisenstadt CB, Advisor on Poverty and Inequality for the Scottish Government
  • Abigail Moss, Director of Programmes and Partnerships at The Book Trust

Don’t miss out on what promises to be an engaging and thought-provoking day with lots of valuable strategies, advice and guidance from acclaimed speakers.  For more information take a look at our Words Count Conference flyer