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This ASPE sponsored event will be based on the celebrated Education 3-13 Special issues, edited by Emeritus Professor Roger Beard (UCL)
and published a year ago.

Roger will host the event at this first class venue. The event will generate rigorous debate, based on the content of each of the articles.

Conference speakers:

  • Emeritus Professor Greg Brooks
    (University of Sheffield)
    The linguistic base of initial reading and
    spelling in English;
  • Emerita Professor Rhona Stainthorp
    (University of Reading)
    Overview of evidence from psychological
    research: perspectives on the processes
    involved in word reading;
  • Professor Gemma Moss
    Understanding reading as a socially situated
  • Dr Sinéad Harmey
    Perspectives on dealing with reading difficulties;
  • Dr Victoria de Rijke
    (Middlesex University London)
    The contribution that children’s literature has
    made to reading;
  • Professor Jeff Bezemer
    A critical review of how social semiotics has
    contributed to the study of reading;

…and through virtual link:

  • Dr Anthony Wilson
    (University of Exeter)
    Poetry for Children


  • Organiser
  • Type
    In person
  • Address
    Regent’s University,
    Regent’s Park,
    Central London.
    NW1 4NS

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ASPE Conference: Reading Multiple Perspectives