Reading: the escape route – May 27

The registrations for ALIA Schools second Professional Development activity Reading: the escape route are now open.  This seminar aims to explore ways of engaging students to read and develop a love of literature.  Participants will have the opportunity to explore the issues through an author presentation, a panel session and a workshop.


When: Saturday 27 May 2017

Venue: Trinity Grammar School (in the Tudor Centre)

Address: 40 Charles Street, Kew 3101
The morning seminar will feature Author Fiona Wood who will talk about her writing and research process in developing and writing her books. There will also be an opportunity for book signings.


Following the author presentation, the panel session will explore various reading promotion strategies that can be used in school communities.

The panel comprises:

  • Hope Do, Loyola College, Watsonia
  • Amanda Baker, Viewbank Secondary College, Viewbank
  • Barbara Brown, Emmanuel College, Altona
  • Wendy Keogh, Laburnum Primary School, Blackburn


Participants will have an opportunity to discuss, develop and share ideas as well as activities for the upcoming CBCA Book Week in August.


For more details and registering this morning seminar, please click on this link:


Participants will need to register online with payment through the ALIA National Office. Please note that a compulsory 7% processing and service fee has been incorporated into the fee structure for this purpose.


Please note:

  • Registrations close on 12th May 2017 by invoice
  • To receive the Early bird fee, please register before Friday 12th
  • The Standard fees applies after Friday 12th March 2017 – credit card payment option only.



Kind regards,

Susanne Graetsch


Susanne Graetsch AALIA


ALIA Schools – Group 8