Webinar: Developing teacher competences for initial literacy


NVL Alfarådet and European Basic Skills Network, in cooperation with NVL Distans, arranged webinar "Developing teacher competences for initial literacy".

It took place on 11 November 2014. 

The focus was on how to facilitate and improve teacher competences for initial literacy training. The webinar had two expert presenters: Helen Casey from the University of London and Qarin Franker from the University of Gothenburg.

Watch a recording of the webinar here

"Integrating theory and practice in teacher education" Helen Casey, Executive Director, National Research and Development Centre for Adult Literacy and Numeracy  (NRDC), Institute of Education, University of London. 

“Teacher competences for initial literacy training for adult immigrants in the Scandinavian countries.” Qarin Franker, associate professor, University of Gotheburg, Institute of Swedish as a second language.

Alfarådet has made a brochure describing teacher competences for teachers in initial literacy training for adults. You can download it here. If you prefer the Swedish version it can be downloaded here.