Learning to read in Africa: Seminar on Research and Practice 10.9.

The seminar is organized by the Niilo Mäki Institute and the Agora Center, University of Jyväskylä to celebrate the UN International Literacy Day on September 8th and the life work of our UNESCO Professor Heikki Lyytinen on his 70th birthday.
When Sep 10, 2016
Where Lea Pulkkinen Hall, Agora/ 4th floor, Mattilanniemi 2
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Programme

Introduction: Facts and figures about learning to read in Africa - specifically in Zambia
UNESCO Professor Heikki Lyytinen

The alarming situation with literacy learning in Zambia. Recent research findings
Francis Sampa, Read to Succeed, Zambia

Supporting struggling readers in rural Zambia with GraphoGame
Emma Ojanen, University of Jyväskylä, Agora Center

How to identify and help African children with dyslexia
Jonathan Munachaka, University of Zambia

Conclusion and future directions
Ulla Richardson, University of Jyväskylä, Agora Center

Discussion

Registration

Please register by September 1st, 2016, by email: . The seminar is free of charge.

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