The Valletta 2018 Foundation is endorsing the National Literacy Agency’s project entitled ‘The Power of Storytelling’. The project aims to raise awareness of the potential of storytelling as a learning tool in formal and non-formal education. It will improve the professional development of educators in using stories and storytelling with their learners to achieve literacy, socio-emotional development and cultural awareness.

In this project, spanning two days between the 27th-28th of April 2018, participants will be following a programme comprising of workshops, presentations and storytelling by renowned professional storyteller Nell Phoenix. The event will be taking place at the Central Public Library in Floriana.

Below find a programme of events:

Friday 27th April, 2018

09:00 – 09:15 – Introduction: Storytelling by Nell Phoenix, a renowned professional storyteller
09:15 – 10:30 – Interactive Storytelling Workshop by Nell Pheonix for students and educators from local primary schools (schools have to book for this session)
10:30 – 10:45 – Presentation about the school-based storytelling programme ‘Għidli Storja’ run by The National Literacy Agency
10:45 – 11:45 – Storytelling by a selection of students from local primary schools participating in ‘Għidli Storja’ storytelling programme
11:45 – 12:00 – Conclusion: Storytelling by Nell Phoenix

Saturday 28th April, 2018

09:30 – 09:45 – Introduction: Storytelling by Nell Phoenix, a renowned professional storyteller
09:45 – 11:15 – Interactive Storytelling Workshop by Nell Phoenix for children (parents have to book for this session)
11:15 – 11:30 – Conclusion: Storytelling by Nell Phoenix