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Saturday, May 9 • 14:15 - 15:00
Promoting reading and literacy BEGRÄNSADE

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Join Emma House, Magnus Ljunggren and Wafa Menghazi when they compares approaches to promoting reading and literacy among children.

Moderators/مدير الجلسة
avatar for Shaikha Al Mehairi

Shaikha Al Mehairi

Head of Cultural Resources Centre, Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority
Shaikha Al Muhairi is a librarian and educator. She holds a BA in English language and literature and a Masters degree in Educational Leadership. She worked as a teacher for the Ministry of Education in Abu Dhabi for 11 years. Then she moved to Zayed University where she worked as a librarian and instructor for 7 years. She worked for a development agency where she was responsible for community development, adult education, higher education... Read More →

Speakers/المتحدث
avatar for Wafa Thabet Mezghani وفــــــــــــاء ثـــــابت المزغنّـــــــي

Wafa Thabet Mezghani وفــــــــــــاء ثـــــابت المزغنّـــــــي

Children\'s literature critic, storyteller & Researcher وباحثة في ثقافة الطفل، وراوية قصص للأطفال, Sfax Higher Institute of Technological Studies- Tunisia
Wafa Thabet Mezghani, an English teacher with special training in Manchester and Oregon University and a long experience in teaching in primary and secondary schools (UAE and Tunisia) and higher education (ISET Sfax) and training in storytelling with ACUMEN and leadership with Iowa State University. Wafa has always combined teaching with her art of telling stories. In fact she has been telling stories since her childhood. She was born and... Read More →
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Magnus Ljunggren ماغنوس ليونغرين

Writer, Teacher كاتب ومدرس
Magnus Ljunggren is a 54 years old published author from Sweden. With more then 20 titles targeting such a wide age range of readers as 5 to 20 years. He writes all kind of books: picture books, adventurer’s, novels for young adults, and easy to read books for the early readers. Mr Ljunggren is a graduated drama teacher with ten years of experience in the Swedish school system – as a drama teacher as well as in charge of all of the schools... Read More →
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Emma House إيما هاوس

Director for Publishers Relations مديرة علاقات الناشرين, UK Publishing Association جمعية الناشرين في المملكة المتحدة
| | | Emma House is the Director for Publisher Relations for the Publishers Association joining the PA in January 2009. Prior to the PA Emma headed up International Development for 7 years at The London Book Fair and gained 6 years’ experience in international business to business magazine publishing. Emma runs the PA's Boards on all aspects of publishing - Academic/STM, Education, Trade/Consumer and International, liaises with external... Read More →

Sponsors
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Abu Dhabi Education Council

Abu Dhabi Education Council
The Council seeks to develop education and educational institutions in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, implement innovative educational policies, plans and programs that aim to improve education, and support educational institutions and staff to achieve the objectives of national development in accordance with the highest international standards.


Saturday May 9, 2015 14:15 - 15:00
Ibtikar ابتكار ADNEC Abu Dhabi, UAE