Sessions on multimedia literacy and writing screenplays are among the workshops available at the Picturing Literacy conference run by Film Education. The conference, aimed at key stage 2 and 3 teachers, will be looking at how the visual arts can be used to support literacy in the classroom. Speakers at the event include representatives from the Institute of Education, the National Gallery, Film Education and the British Film Institut. As well as the morning discussions, delegates will be able to take part in practical sessions using ICT.
Picturing Literacy costs pound;80 and takes place on June 19 from 10am-4pm. For booking and further information visit the website at www.filmeducation.orgpicturingliteracy or tel: 020 7976 2291. Conferences, Film Education, Alhambra House, 27-31 Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0AU.
Tom Deveson and Yolanda Brooks