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Best practice in teaching reading and writing to all - Dyslexia ...

Best practice in teachingreading and writing to all


Dyslexia International invited Ministers of Educationin 193 countries to send their teacher training expertsMore than 300 delegates registered


XX Shawn Cooper (third right) of Fusion Bureau, www.fusionbureau.com,XX headed the exhibition team mounting ‘Creativity beyond words’


Architecture and scenographyShin Bogdan Hagiwara and prize-winningXXscenographer Shizuka Hariu elaborated Alexander Sanson’s sun motif XXwww.shsh.be XX


Shin and Shizuka arrangethe artwork


Creativity beyond wordscelebrating the artistic talents of:Lord Richard RogersJan des BouvrieShizuka HariuWillard WiganAnne JorissenwithEmma Elliott, Hélène Kooleand a gallery of famous people with dyslexia, presentedby the British Dyslexia Association


HRH, The Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg,UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador, Patron of the Forum.She attended a private meeting later with Ms Irina Bokova,Director General of UNESCO.© Lola Velasco, Cour grand-ducale


Throughout the Forum our Patron,HRH Princess Margaretha ofLiechtenstein, met delegatesfrom around the world.


XXThe Conference Hall.XXFilmed presentations of all the speakers can be seen atXXwww.worlddyslexiaforum.org


XXMr Edem Adubra, Chief of Teacher Education,XXHigher Education Sector at UNESCO (right), joined the Forum


11February 3: ScienceChaired by:Professor J. Stein, UKProfessor Linda Siegel, CanadaProfessor A. Fawcett, UKSpeakers:Dr D. Milne, New ZealandDr F. Ramus, France,Dr M.L. Lorusso, ItalyProfessor H. Wimmer, Austria,spoke on science on the second day


February 4: Good teaching practiceChaired by:Professor C. Porpodas, GreeceSpeaker:Professor Linda Siegel, CanadaArabic: Dr S. Tibi, United Arab EmiratesChinese: Professor Alice Cheng-Lai, Hong Kongand BeijingEnglish: Professor J. Thompson, USAFrench: Professor José Morais, BelgiumRussian: Dr E. Grigorenko, USASpanish: Professor J. Alegria, BelgiumFinland: Ms Claude AnttilaModerator:Dr Harry Chasty, UK


February 5: Use of ITChaired by:Mr A. Law, Director of Multi-Platform Broadcastingat Open University UKProfessor D. Laurillard, UK, also UNESCO Institute for ITin Education, MoscowMs E.A. Draffan, Southampton University, UKDr V. Goetry, Belgium, Specialist in literacy and dyslexia,Director and presenter of the Dyslexia International online courseand accompanying film for teachers


During lunch delegates visited six exhibitors:CECIAA DyslexieiansystMicrosoftPlanète des AlphasSmart KidsWordshark


XXDr Duncan Milne, Director of Literacy Tools,XXDyslexia International, speaking to delegates


Dyslexia Associations Work World-Wide– software presentation by Simon Fenaux


First eveningStars on EarthIntroduced by Creative DirectorsAmol Gupta andDeepa Bhata, with Kate Currawala,President of the Maharashtri DyslexiaAssociation


Second eveningOlympus, sponsor of the exhibition, presented anelectronic aid for people with dyslexia


The team of volunteers.Andrée Ferrant, events organizer,is on the right


Toon Cox, media consultant andXXcodirector of the film How to help peopleXXwith dyslexia, speaks to a teacher XXpractising ‘Inclusion’ in Zambia XX


More members of the team


Thanks to all our sponsorsEuropean CommissionOak FoundationOlympusSES AstraMotorolaFusion BureauSappiBlue Elephant

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