Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Call for Papers: Asian Festival of Children’s Content

Via Singapore Book Council (via PaperTigers)

We invite writers, illustrators, preschool & primary school teachers, publishers, libraries, literary agents, distributors & retailers, translators, technology solution providers and other media professionals to take part in this festival.

Deadline: 30 November 2010
Geographical coverage: WorldwideContent: on Asia for children

The festival aims to:

i) Provide the World’s children with quality Asian content for education and entertainment.

ii) Foster excellence in the creation, production and publication of children’s materials with Asian content in all formats and to facilitate their distribution and access, first in Asia and then to children worldwide.

Type of Sessions possible:

a) Workshops (60 mins or 180 mins)

The purpose of a workshop is to provide the opportunity for participants to learn by doing and reflection.

b) Roundtable Discussions

The purpose of a Roundtable discussion is to maximise dialogue around a particular idea or project.

c) Paper Session (typically 3 papers will be grouped together)

The purpose of a Paper Session is to provide presenters with an opportunity to present the main ideas and conclusions of their work, whether these are theoretical, programmatic or the results for a study of any kind.

d) Interactive Dialogue

The purpose of an Interactive Dialogue is address a specific topic or problem in a format meant to stimulate focused dialogue.
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