Global ILT Education Conference

2 helmikuu 2022

Online 17.15-20.00

Bring the Magic of Storytime to Every child!

On 2nd February 2022, ILT Inläsningstjanst/ILT Education is hosting its first global conference where we invite education professionals, decision makers and experts from around the world to get together to discuss the importance of reading in early childhood and share pedagogical methodologies.

We’re excited to announce that our keynote speech will be Jake Hope, who is a leading children’s literature expert from the UK. The conference will feature best practices from several countries, and will hold breakout rooms with our children’s literature experts.

Date and time:
2nd February, 2022, klo 17.15–20.00.
(Kl. 16.15–19.00 svensk tid, 4.15–7pm CET)

Virtual via Zoom. The link will be sent out to those who have registered before the conference.

The event is free, all we ask from you is your time and participation.

Save your seat today and register >> here!

Theme and Agenda

The theme for this year’s conference is ’Reading in Early Childhood’. We will explore the importance of reading at a young age, and how to awaken a child’s curiosity in literature.

17.15-17.25 pm

Welcome and Introduction fromJonathan Viner.

17.25-18.10 pm
Presentation with keynote speaker Jake Hope.

18.10-18.20 pm
Short break.

18.20-19.00 pm
Break out rooms with literature experts from US, Finland, Germany and Sweden.

19.00-19.10 pm
Short break.

19.10-19.45 pm
Best practice presentations in breakout rooms with representatives from Germany, Sweden, Finland and Norway.


Teacher forum to discuss the new ILT Education Community

19.45-20.00 pm
Sum of the day with moderator Jonathan Viner.


We look forward to meeting you virtually on the 2nd of February! Register >> here!


Keynote speaker – Jake Hope

Jake is an experienced children’s literature and reading development expert in the UK who is the chair of the working party for the UK’s oldest and most prestigious children’s book prizes, the CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway medals. He is passionate about children’s books and promoting a love of reading and writing with children, schools and families.

Named as one of the UK’s top librarians of the future in the National Love Libraries Campaign, Jake has written extensively on children’s reading development and librarianship, contributing chapters to numerous books, producing the SLA publication on diversity and inclusion and previews for ‘The Bookseller’. He is currently working with ILT Education on the launch of Polylino into the UK early years and primary school market.

Jake is the author of the recently published book on visual literacy,Seeing Sense, (Facet Publishing, 2020) and will be releasing his debut children’s picture book,Cheesed Off!in March 2022.


Event Moderator – Jonathan Viner

Jonathan Viner is CEO and Founder of 10Digits AB – an Östersund-based consultancy with over 20 years’ of senior-level experience supporting fast-growth education and EdTech businesses in the UK, the Nordics and globally, including ILT Education.

Curator and publisher of Nordic EdTech News, Jonathan is a Board member of N8 (Nordic EdTech Forum) and a mentor at both xEdu (Europe’s leading EdTech accelerator in Helsinki) and Denmark’s EduHub. He has also acted as the Nordic regional contributor for HolonIQ’s monthly global Education Executive Briefing and judged the GESA and Nordic EdTech Awards.


We look forward to meeting you virtually on the 2nd of February!

Register>> here!