RAI 38th annual conference, September 25-27, 2014 Call for papers
RAI 38th annual conference, September 25-27, 2014 Call for papers
RAI 37th annual conference: Keynote speaker Catherine Snow with Niamh Fortune (RAI President, 2012-2013)
RAI 37th annual conference: Keynote speaker Catherine Snow with Niamh Fortune (RAI President, 2012-2013)
RAI Spring Seminars 2014
RAI Spring Seminars 2014
RAI Newsletters
RAI Newsletters

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LAI 40th International Conference

The LAI 40th International Conference The 40th LAI International Conference takes place at Marino Institute of Education, Dublin on September 29-30th, 2016.

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Keynote Address – 39th Annual RAI Conference, September 2015

Click here to view Catherine Gilliland’s keynote address on "Making Literacy Addictive"

Some Ideas for Promoting Reading for Enjoyment in Schools

Keynote Address – 38th Annual RAI Conference, September 2014

Click here to view Elizabeth Moje’s keynote address on "Disciplinary Literacy: Teaching Students to Navigate the Literacy Contexts of School and Life"

Blog

A recent article in the Guardian Newspaper (click here) examines the effects of technology on children’s reading habits and argues that print-based books continue to provide opportunities for reading as a social activity.

Tuesday 25th August, 2015
Gerry Shiel

The International Literacy Association has announced a scheme to recognise promising literacy educators under the age of 30. Please consider nominating yourself or a colleage, by the deadline of June 21st. Visit here for details. 

Thursday 18th June, 2015
Gerry Shiel

The International Reading Association has changed its name to the International Literacy Association. The ILA’s website is at www.reading.org   RAI wishes the International Literacy Association the very best!

Saturday 14th March, 2015
Gerry Shiel

On January 12th, 2015, the results of the 2014 National Assessments of English Reading and Mathematics were published. The results show strong improvements on reading between national assessments adminstered to pupils in Second and Sixth classes in 2009 and 2014, while targets established in the National Strategy to Improve Literacy and Numeracy 2011-20 have been achieved already. Click here to download the report

Saturday 14th February, 2015
Gerry Shiel