Please note: Due to COVID-19, the SIG Literacies: Reading, Writing & Oracies Seminar scheduled for September 30-October 2, 2020, on "Early Literacy – Communication and Learning" has been postponed. We will send details when it has been rescheduled.

SIG Literacies: Reading, Writing & Oracies

Focus of SIG Literacies: Reading, Writing and Oracy

SIG Literacies: Reading, Writing and Oracy focuses on written-based skills (reading and writing) and on oral-based skills (listening and speaking), the latter less intensively researched, and on their relationship in mother tongue. All these skills have to be acquired up to a certain ability to manage and solve real communication problems in the complex modern society in the 21th century.
That is the reason why the SIG will discuss the following main issues from various perspectives:

The members of the sig will cooperate in organizing conferences, and in advocating issues.


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Jesper Bremholm, Denmark
Senior Researcher, the National Centre for Reading

Astrid Neumann, Germany
Professor of Teaching and Learning German Language at the Leuphana University of Lüneburg.

Byeonggon Min, South Korea
Professor, Departement of Korean Language Education, College of Education, Seoul National University

Anneke Wurth, Netherlands
Teacher educator, PhD-candidate, Graduate School of Teaching, Leiden University

Report SIG meeting, Literacies - reading, writing and oracy, Lisbon 2019

Meeting: during the 12th ARLE conference 2019, Lisbon
Chair of meeting: Jesper Bremholm
Summary of the meeting: pdf-version (prepared by Catarina Schmidt and Jesper Brem)