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

News and Information

RAI Annual Conference 2014

The 38th International Conference of the Reading Association of Ireland takes place in Dublin on September 25-27, 2014. The theme of this year’s Conference is: Literacy, Texts and Contexts: Looking Towards the Future. Click here to submit a proposal.

Draft Programme

Booking Form

Electronic Booking Form

RAI Response to Draft National Plan to Improve Literacy and Numeracy in Schools

The Executive Committee of RAI has prepared a response to the document, Better Literacy and Numeracy for Children and Young People: A Draft National Plan to Improve Literacy and Numeracy in Schools, which was issued by the Department of Education and Skills in November 2011. Click here for RAI’s response.

Blog

Monday 15th September, 2014
Gerry Shiel

Click here for information on Margaret Clark’s new book, which analyses research into literacy from the 1960s until 2014. 

Saturday 31st May, 2014
Gerry Shiel

The literacy development awards are intended to support the implementation of projects to improve literacy. The deadline for applications for the 2014 awards is June 20th, 2014. Please click here for details and application form. 

Friday 16th May, 2014
Gerry Shiel

 In July 2014 the National University of Ireland, Maynooth,will host a week long writing institute (July 28-Aug 1st) on campus. The institute draws from the US National Writing Project model and is designed to provide an opportunity for dedicated teachers of writing, from all education levels, to meet, share good practice, and learn more about writing and the teaching of writing.  Please click here for details. Click here for application form

Monday 12th May, 2014
Gerry Shiel

The final seminar in the RAI Spring series takes place at St Patrick’s College, Thurles on Saturday, April 5th. Speakers are Brendan Culligan and Gene Mehigan. Click here for details. 

Friday 4th April, 2014
Gerry Shiel