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Term 3, 2020 TLC News Brochure for Teachers

Term 3, 2020 TLC News Brochure for Teachers

Posted 9 months ago by Webmaster

The Literature Centre's 'new look' Term 3 TLC News brochure has been released!  View or download a copy  HERE 

 

LITERATURE WORKSHOPS 

For enquiries about Literature Workshops EXCURSIONS held at our Centre held within carefully curated Picture Book Exhibitions of original artwork, preliminaries, research materials and more, please contact us on phone 08 9430 6869 or email info@thelitcentre.org.au

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Our Centre nominated for International Award - 2020 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

Our Centre nominated for International Award - 2020 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

Posted 11 months ago by Webmaster

UPDATE - Congratulations to the winner of this prestigious Award, Baek Heena, and well done to all nominees, including The Literature Centre!

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We're thrilled to advise The Literature Centre has been nominated for the prestigious 2020 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. 

Founded in 2002, it is the largest international children's and young adult literature award in the world, with total award money of SEK ...

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The Literature Centre working with Healthway and Foodbank WA

The Literature Centre working with Healthway and Foodbank WA

Posted 2 years ago by Webmaster

In our primary schools workshops, The Literature Centre proudly acknowledges our long and rewarding partnership with Healthway, promoting the Go For 2&5 and the Foodbank Superhero Foods messages. Together they assist us with funding for our 'Go for 2 & 5' Primary School Literature Programme throughout the year.  This year, as in 2019, The Literature Centre is proudly introducing and reinforcing to WA children the Superhero Super ...

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Professional Learning for Teachers

Professional Learning for Teachers

Posted 2 years ago by Webmaster

Experience PROFESSIONAL LEARNING by The Literature Centre's expert Education Officers either at our Centre during scheduled events or book us to come to your school. 

There are a number of workshops to choose from and we can also tailor Professional Learning to your School or Tertiary institution.  

Link through HERE!

 

Join our mailing list (home page, half way down!) for the latest targeted Professional Learning workshops at the ...

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2019 Celebrate Reading National Conference - Join us in Fremantle 1-2 November!

2019 Celebrate Reading National Conference - Join us in Fremantle 1-2 November!

Posted 2 years ago by Webmaster

Experience two days of inspiration and insights into quality Australian Literature at our 'Celebrate Reading National Conference', held in Fremantle, Western Australia.   SEE FLYER HERE

In 2019, the focus will be on quality Australian children's literature.  The conference suits teachers, librarians, writers, illustrators and literature enthusiasts.

PRESENTING AUTHOR/ILLUSTRATOR LINE-UP:

Shaun Tan (VIC) - KEYNOTE 

Felice Arena (VIC)

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We loved hosting Teachers for our School Holiday Professional Learning!

We loved hosting Teachers for our School Holiday Professional Learning!

Posted 2 years ago by Webmaster

Thanks so much for the fantastic response to our School Holiday Professional Learning.  We loved hosting around 40 teachers here at the Centre, with many from country areas making the trip to Fremantle.  We look forward to announcing our next Professional Learning Workshop soon. 

In the meantime, remember our Celebrate Reading National Conference - The Inside Story on Quality Australian Literature for Children is on from 1-2 November at The ...

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Professional Learning in Term 2 - Book Now!

Professional Learning in Term 2 - Book Now!

Posted 2 years ago by Nicole Clarke

Professional Learning Using Shaun Tan Original Art at our Centre

Art of a Master - Inspiration for Creative Writing

REGISTRATION FORM

Date: Thursday 2 May, 2019

Time: 5.00pm - 7.00pm

Venue: The Literature Centre, Old Fremantle Prison Hospital, entry via corner Knutsford Street and Hampton Road  

In this workshop, teachers will have the opportunity to explore the original awe-inspiring illustrations of Shaun Tan.  We will look at ...

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Australian Storytellers Festival Sunday 7 April - Thankyou!

Australian Storytellers Festival Sunday 7 April - Thankyou!

Posted 2 years ago by Webmaster

THANKYOU!  We'd like to say thanks to all of the lovely people who attended our 2nd Australian Storytellers Festival.  What a brilliant day we had!  We will be asking attendees and presenters for their feedback and we look forward to the possibility of hosting another Festival in 2020.

If you'd like to join our emailing list to keep informed please send your email to us at info@thelitcentre.org.au or follow us on Facebook or Instagram.

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Perth Festival Writers Week Events at TLC 18-21 February 2019

Perth Festival Writers Week Events at TLC 18-21 February 2019

Posted 2 years ago by Webmaster

We thoroughly enjoyed hosting four HUGE nights as part of the 2019 Perth Festival Writers Week 'Out & About' Program. It was great to see so many new faces and long-time supporters!  Stay in touch with upcoming events by finding us on Facebook or joining our mailing list on our website home page.

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We're thrilled to be part of the Perth Festival Writers Week in 2019.  For ...

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Shaun Tan's 'Cicada' Exhibition, Open Galleries and Bookshop Sale

Shaun Tan's 'Cicada' Exhibition, Open Galleries and Bookshop Sale

Posted 3 years ago by Webmaster

We are excited to again open our doors to the public on Wednesday 21 November, 4pm to 8pm, to welcome new visitors and close friends.  

This term we're also making your early Christmas shopping or work gift buying easy with original and print artwork for sale. PLUS... $5 OFF ALL BOOKS in our bookshop during the event ( except books already marked $5 that is! ).  See flyer below:

TLC Event Flyer 21 November 2018

Shaun Tan’s CICADA ...

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