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Post-Congress Workshops

 

Workshop 1HOW TO TELL STORIES WITH PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

Date: 14 May 2015 (Thursday)

Time: 1545-1800

Venue: Perbadanan Putrajaya Complex

Fee: RM150 per person

Expert Facilitator: Jo Henwood

Biography of Facilitator: Jo Henwood is an accredited NSW storyteller, past president of the Australian Storytelling Guild (NSW) and co-founder of the Australian Fairy Tale Society.

Workshop Synopsis

Everyone has a right to the stories of his or her own culture, to the stories of the cultures of the world. For an audience with disabilities of sight, hearing or cognitive functioning, the Storyteller needs specific techniques to communicate stories in a way the audience can understand. In this workshop you will learn at least five new participative strategies (many requiring simple props): the 5 Rs (rhythm, role, rhyme, repetition, ritual); call and response; episode games, conducted participation; and books of props; so that your special needs audiences get more from your stories, and you feel more confident.

Workshop 2: TEACHING OUR CHILDREN TO LOVE READING

Date: 16 May 2015 (Saturday)

Time: 0900-1200

Venue: Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, University of Malaya

Fee: RM150 per person

Expert Facilitator: Ellis Vance

Biography of Facilitator: Ellis Vance has served as IBBY Treasurer since 2008 and worked as a teacher and school administrator for 40 years in the Fresno, USA. He supervised library services to children in 38 school districts in the country before retiring and taught reading methods, library services and children's literature courses at universities in the Fresno area. He is currently an education consultant and devotes most of his time to USBBY and IBBY. He served as Vice President of IBBY 2006-2008.

Workshop SynopsisReading as a lifelong learning habit is sustained by the love of reading which must be nurtured from early age. This workshop discusses some of the strategies to instill and support reading among children and young adults.  Join this workshop together with other parents, teachers, and administrators to learn more on how to help children fall in love with reading.

Workshop 3: KAMISHIBAI: JOY OF SHARING FEELINGS THROUGH TELLING STORIES WITH PICTURES

Date: 16 May 2015 (Saturday)

Time: 0930-1630

Venue: Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, University of Malaya 

Fee: RM150 per person

Expert Facilitator: Kyoko Sakai and the members of IKAJA  ( Toshiko Ito, Kazuko Tanaka, Saeko Uehara, Hina Nagase and Etsuko Nozaka)

Biography of Facilitator: IKAJA (The International Kamishibai Association of Japan) began its activities in 2001 to foster communication throughout the world among people who love Kamishibai and who wish to perform it. IKAJA now has more than 700 members in Japan and 39 countries all over the world.

Workshop SynopsisKamishibai  is a visual and dramatic form of storytelling originated from Japan. In this workshop you will learn the following: History of Kamishibai; format and special features of Kamishibai; how to perform and how to create Kamishibai; difference between Kamishibai and picture books.

Workshop 4PICTURE BOOK WRITING AND EDITING

Date: 16 May 2015 (Saturday)

Time: 0930-1630

Venue: Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, University of Malaya

Fee: RM300 per person

Expert Facilitator: Patricia Aldana

Biography of Facilitator: Patricia Aldana founded Groundwood Books in 1978 in Canada. A champion of reading, she has been active in Canadian and international organizations such as president of IBBY (2006-2010), co-chair of the National Reading Campaign, and on the founding board of the Canadian Children’s Book Centre as well as leader in establishing the IBBY Fund for Children in Crisis, a project for children who have suffered extreme trauma due to war and civil disruption.  Her contribution was recognized with the Order of Canada in 2010.

Workshop Synopsis: This workshop is divided into two parts: writing and editing. The first part is presentation and discussion on successful, interesting picture books from around the world which are models for what can be done with picture books.  The second part discusses topics in picture book editing.

Registration fees can be paid via:

  • Cheque/Bank Draft
    • Pay to "Majlis Buku Kanak-Kanak dan Remaja Malaysia"
    • Send cheque / bank draft to:

Majlis Buku Kanak-kanak Malaysia (Att.: Siti Ezaleila Mustafa)
Department of Media Studies
Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
University of Malaya
50603 Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia

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    • Bank Account Number  : 3132226416
    • Bank Name                  : Public Bank Berhad, Malaysia
    • Swift Code                   : Pbbemykl

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  • Cash - during the registration on the day of the workshop

 

To participate and for enquiries, please contact:

Alimah Salam (019-6296958), Rio Febrian (011-35487161), Fadli Abdullah (017-2478990), or Siti Ezaleila (013-2727188).

Registration Form: http://mbby.org/index.php/aisa-and-oceania-regional-ibby-congress/registration-forms/worrkshop-registration-form