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An Entertaining Evening on Boys and Reading

Wednesday 30th August 2017

6.30pm to 8.00pm

Keep your sons reading!


Waverley College Senior Library
131 Birrell Street

Guest speaker - Paul Macdonald

Our Guest speaker Paul Macdonald has a Master of Education, working almost 20 years as a teacher of Upper Primary and Secondary. He has won numerous awards in teaching such as a Quality Teacher Award, the Premier’s English Scholarship and awards for his co-ordination of Regional Shakespearean Festivals. His interests include the development of literacy with a particular interest in reading for gifted children, boys’ literacy and books for adolescents.

Paul won the inaugural Maurice Saxby Award in 2012 for his contributions to raising the profile of teen fiction. Paul Macdonald also was the winner of the 2016 Lady Cutler award for services to children’s literature and literacy in Australia.


Parents and students are all invited to come along to hear Paul in what promises to be an entertaining evening on boys and reading.

Supper will be provided.

To register, please ring our Head of Library Services, Bill Roberts, on 9369 0671 or email him on