Content Manager Arabella Koopman represented PRAESA during this year’s book fair. Her positive attitude and way to express herself really captured the audience. The theme for her seminar was The joy of reading in South Africa. Arabella and Elina Druker, senior lecturer and ALMA jury member discussed creative reading and writing projects, focusing on the joy of reading enrich the lives of children and youths in deprived areas.
Today we made a study visit to the Emma School (Emmaskolan) in Angered outside Gothenburg, To meet the school librarians, teacher and not the least – the students was very inspiring, we had the possibility to participate in no less than three lessons with primary school classes. Many thanks to Emmaskolan for having us!
On the agenda today was also a public discussion on reading promotion with Reza Saleh, Berättarministeriet (Ministry for Storytelling) and Mats Kempe, writer and ALMA jury member.