She gets engrossed in a dreamy way: Language, literacy and books at home – Postponed

20th November 2019 : 17:00 - 18:30

Category: Seminar

Speaker: Sonali Nag

Location: Department of Education, Seminar Room G

This seminar has been postponed, check back soon as a new date will be confirmed shortly


Seminar Abstract


This seminar will focus on current ways of thinking about why books in the home make a difference to children’s early language and literacy learning and interest in the print world. The talk will focus particularly on children’s experiences in homes where members may not be literate or know the language of available books or have a reading habit.


About the speaker


Dr Sonali Nag is Associate Professor of Education and the Developing Child and Education Fellow of Brasenose College.


About the department of education


In 2019, the University of Oxford’s Department of Education celebrates the 100th year since the passing of a statute creating what was known in 1919 as the University Department for the Training of Teachers. To celebrate our centenary a year-long series of activities will be delivered to address some of the department’s top initiatives for 2019, answer some of the big questions facing education today and to reveal the advancements the department has made to the study of and research in the field of education. Join us as we mark our 100th year and discover more about our anniversary here.

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