By Nelly Joye and Elisabeth Herbert (UCL) From 1-3 November 2018, a joint iRead-CIE-LLNR&P attended the first European Literacy Network Summit in Porto. The summit marked the end of the European COST action 1401 “Strengthening Europeans’ Capabilities by Establishing the European Literacy Network (ELN)” and gathered a network of European researchers, practitioners and software developers … Continue reading iRead @ European Literacy Network Meeting
This month iRead researchers Yvonne Vezzoli and Mina Vasalou (UCL) attended the 2018 Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW) in Jersey City to present a research paper on dyslexia and social network sites. CSCW is the premier venue for research exploring technical, material and theoretical challenges of designing and using technology supporting … Continue reading iRead @ CSCW 2018
By Michaela Nerantzini (University of Ioannina) The team from University of Ioannina (UOI) recently presented some of their iRead research as the Language Disorders in Greek 7 Conference, which was held in Athens on 2-3 June 2018. The conference aims to bring together researchers working on development and acquired language disorders in Greek in order to inform … Continue reading iRead @ Language Disorders in Greek Conference
Introducing University of Ioannina The University of Ioannina (UOI) is located in Ioannina, Epirus, 438km north-west of Athens, Greece. The UOI School of Philosophy first operated in the academic year 1964-65, as a branch of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, admitting 200 students. In 1970 UOI was established as an independent institution. The University is located … Continue reading iRead and Linguistics: Introducing University of Ioannina
Introducing Doukas School Doukas School, a K-12 educational institution with a 100 year history, offers to its 2000 student body one of the most innovative educational and athletic programs in Greece. Doukas School participates in several EU and National R&D Projects (e.g. Erasmus+, Lifelong Learning Programme, Horizon 2020) and has coordinated extensive European Networks (School … Continue reading iRead in Schools: Introducing Doukas School
On 4th July members of the iRead team Mina Vasalou and Laura Benton participated in a Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) professional learning network (PLN) event organised by the UCL Centre for Inclusive Education. These termly events are aimed at specialist teachers in literacy and dyslexia, and provide opportunities for developing and exchanging expertise as well … Continue reading iRead @ UCL Centre for Inclusive Education’s Practitioner-Led Network
We are fortunate to have a wide range of expertise and experience on the iRead project team. In a series of blog posts we will introduce each of our partners and find out what motivated them to get involved in the iRead project. Next up is the UCL Centre for Inclusive Education (introduced by Dr … Continue reading iRead and Struggling Readers: Introducing UCL Centre for Inclusive Education
Who is Dyslexia Action and why are we so excited about being part of iRead.