Sunday, October 21, 2012

Philippine Reading Convention 2012

Calling all Literacy Advocates, Educators and Teachers:

Bro. Armin Luistro, Secretary of the Department of Education (DepEd), will deliver the keynote address in the Annual National Convention of the Reading Association of the Philippines (RAP), which will be held on November 8-10, 2012 in Century Park Hotel, Malate, Manila.

It will focus on the theme “K-12 and 21st Century Literacies,” with strands on K- Grade 3, Grades 4-7, Grades 8-12 and 21st Century Literacies; Technology, Assessment and the K-12 Curriculum; and Implications of the K-12 Curriculum on Teacher Education and Development. Speakers are curriculum, language and literacy experts, educational technology specialists, professors, researchers, and literacy advocates.

They include Dr. Jay Blanchard, a member of the International Reading Association Board of Directors from Arizona State University and Dr. Daniel Churchill of the Hong Kong University. We invite you to participate in this timely event as our schools nationwide embark on a new basic education curriculum that responds to 21st century demands.

The registration fees are: RAP Members/ Early Bird (before October 15, 2012) – Php 4,500.00 Non-RAP Members/ Walk-in Registrants – Php 5,000.00

Payments may be deposited to:

Account name: Reading Association of the Philippines Bank of the Philippine Islands (Loyola Katipunan Branch) Current Account No.: 3081–1721-87 The registration fee is inclusive of snacks and 1 lunch, kit, CD of handouts and certificates.

Participants are responsible for their own accommodation arrangements.

For further information, visit the rap web site at or contact any of the following mobile nos.: 09155331040 (Nong), 0920239020 (Heidi) and 09154144728 (Mitzi), or email queries to us at Participants are encouraged to register early as slots are limited.

The registration form may be downloaded from the RAP web site. The program, CHED memo, and DepEd advisory are attached.

We look forward to your valuable presence at the convention! See you there!

Truly yours,

Melissa Alma Orencia Conference Director

You may also download through my Scribd the Invitation Letter and other pertinent documents for the Reading Association of the Philippines Convention.

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