TWP 2019 Spring Institute



May 25, 2019

Keynote Speaker

Hilary Janks

This year, we welcomed renowned critical literacy scholar Hilary Janks as our keynote speaker. Having worked at Wits University for over 35 years in English teacher education, Dr. Janks is now a part-time academic, writer and consultant. She trained as both a literary scholar and an applied linguist, with expertise in language education and literacy – particularly critical literacy. Dr. Janks has now accumulated 41 years of experience of providing English education in a multilingual context – six years as a secondary school English teacher and 35 years as a teacher educator.

You can learn more about Dr. Janks’s work by visiting her website.