The Writers Corner, Lagos to hold a training programme for teachers of English, Creative Writing and Literacy in primary and secondary schools.
The Writers Corner will hold a training programme for teachers of English, Creative Writing and Literacy in primary and secondary schools. The programme tagged “The Best Practices in Literacy: The Big Writing” is a part of The Writers Corner’s flagship product, “Teaching The Teachers That Teach Creative Writing”. The training is slated for September 10, 2016 in Lagos. It attracts a fee of N12, 000 per participant to cover training materials, certificate, group photograph and lunch. The venue is Diamond Pizza & Restaurants, 158 Okota Road, Okota – Lagos. The training is also open to parents and lovers of creative writing and literacy teaching.
According to the Lead Facilitator of the programme and CEO of The Writers Corner, Uche Udoji, “the need to train teachers in the area of creative writing cannot be overemphasized”. She opined: “every school needs Teachers of Literacy to be trained for optimal results and impact”. She said “the overriding goal of the one-day-intensive training programme is to provide the teachers/participants with strategies to make writing fun, exciting, engaging and valuable for both students and teachers. She stated that the training is suitable for all Literacy and Classroom teachers; Teachers who are already teaching Creative writing in their schools; Teachers preparing to teach Creative Writing in their schools; Teachers interested in offering Creative Writing as an enrichment activity; Tutors of creative writing and parents who are interested in creative writing or teaching their children and wards.
“After passing through this Training Programme, a participant should be able to get a deeper and broader knowledge and understanding of modern creative writing techniques and approaches; develop an enhanced perspective and insight into how to effectively teach children creative writing in school or at home; effectively adapt various creative writing trigger-and-development techniques to his/her teaching needs and deliver greater impact and inspire young writers to approach longer pieces of writing more confidently.