The 'Literacy in Action: Supporting Colleges to Influence Early Years Practice' conference took place at Stirling Management Centre on Saturday 25 February 2012.
This event was organised by Education Scotland to give Further Education lecturers a valuable opportunity to hear about the Scottish Government’s Literacy Action Plan.
Video of keynote speakers
Video of the keynote speakers at this event is available on the Scotland's Colleges website.
In the film clip, Myra Struthers, leader of Education Scotland's Early Years Team, introduces keynote speaker, Alan Bissett, who uses the example of dual literacy to promote a strong reading culture from an early age.
Jean Carwood‐Edwards, Programme Director, then talks about supporting students in their understanding of the key strategies within the Literacy Plan, for example promoting the role of literacy with parents.Scotland's Colleges: Care Resources - Literacy in Action conference