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Welcome to the homepage of the 4th Baltic Sea Conference on Literacy taking place 16-21 January, 2020!
The event will be held in Tallinn, Estonia.

Registration until 7 January, 2020!

Topics

The conference "Searching for a Common Language" is focused on actual themes of literacy and multilingual education:

  • early literacy and intervention
  • literacy teachers and instruction
  • digital competences and literacy
  • literacy environments and libraries
  • equal access to literacy and support to students with special needs
  • lifelong development of literacy skills

Important dates
Late registration until 7 January, 2020 


Program Layout

Thursday, January 16th

Pre-conference: Children’s culture and literacy. Visits to museums and libraries in Tallinn

Dinner at Children`s Literature Center

Children's Literature Center (address: Pikk 73)

Friday, January 17th

Visiting schools implementing integration approach in Tallinn
Conference opening and reception

National Song Festival Grounds (address: Narva maantee 95)

Saturday, January 18th

Conference
Creative Evening

Tallinn University (address: Narva rd. 25)

Sunday, January 19th

Conference

Tallinn University (address: Narva rd. 25)

Farewell Olde Hansa Restaurant (address: Vana turg 1)

Monday, January 20th

Post conference: study visit 
Excursion to education institutions and sightseeing in Ida-Virumaa, Narva

Half day excursion to education institutions and sightseeing in Maardu

Half day excursion to education institutions and sightseeing in Paide

Narva, Paide and Maardu tours take place at the same time. If you would like to participate, please choose one.

Tuesday, January 21th

Post conference: Participants introducing their culture and language in schools and kindergartens of Tallinn.

 


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Event organizers

 

The event is organized by the Estonian Reading Association 

www.lugemisyhing.ee

in cooperation with the Federation of European Literacy Associations

www.literacyeurope.org

and Tallinn University

and the Integration Foundation


About the project

The event has been supported by:


ENTERPRISE ESTONIA

Enterprise Estonia has supported the Conference with 30,000€ to bring together the integration experiences in literacy with the focus on diverse student populations.  



NATIONAL FOUNDATION OF CIVIL SOCIETY
 

 

NORDPLUS

KOOLIBRI

AND THE FEDERATION OF EUROPEAN LITERACY ASSOCIATIONS