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Reading and Writing Difficulties Among Adults

(2008-10-22 till 2008-10-26)
The Grundtvig project called “Forward Trainer” has resulted in a Training course that will take place in Cyprus. This course will focus mainly on raising awareness of the problems connected with reading and writing difficulties and on initial steps in spotting and helping adults who have these difficulties. The course will be practical in its approach and it will involve the participants in a variety of activities. Although this is an Inter-European course, it will be taught by teachers who have a lot of experience of teaching similar courses in their own countries.

Target group
Teachers, careers officers, tutors, trade union and employers representatives, local authorities, administrative and non-teaching administrative staff, adult educators, counsellors, teacher trainers and others who, in their professions, are likely to meet adults with reading and writing difficulties.

The course will be taught by
Kari H. A. Letrud, Senior Adviser and expert on reading and writing difficulties at Vox, National Institute for Adult Learning, Norway. She has been one of the project coordinators of the Forward project, which this course originates from. Project home page: http://www.statvoks.no/forward/
Dr. Christine Firman , Head of the Unit for Learning Difficulties at the Ministry of Education of Malta. She has been one of the partners in the project FORWARD. She is an experience lecturer.

THIS is a Comenius/Grundtvig training course.

In order to apply for funds to cover all expenses, you need a letter of acceptance from the seminar manager.
FOR ALL details about the seminar (programme, expenses etc) website

Then search for CY-2008-036-001, and you have all information

Plats: Limassol, Cyprus

Sista datum för anmälan: Deadline for applications to the National Agencies: End of June 2008

Arrangör: The seminar manager is Klitos Symeonides, a professional Adult Educator, President of the Cyprus Adult Education Association.

Kontaktuppgifter: klitossy@cytanet.com.cy , mobile tel.: 00357-99470810