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New project examines benefits of reading at school

The impact of dedicated daily reading at school on students’ literacy and motivation is the focus of a new School Based Research Project supported by the Association of Independent Schools NSW (AISNSW).

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Australia-PISA-results

Australia drops in PISA rankings: Should we be worried?

The newly released Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) report has raised concerns across the nation, with students in Australia recording their lowest results since this form of international testing began.

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Video: Literacy struggles in today’s digital world

This recent report by Four Corners investigates the current state of literacy skills among Australia’s young people, discussing NAPLAN results, international research and how reading and writing levels among many Australian students is a cause for concern.

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A fresh approach for students struggling with literacy

With nearly one in five Australian adolescents performing poorly in literacy, and numbers rising steadily, literacy expert Dr Margaret Merga has called for a rethink in the way Australian schools support students struggling with literacy.

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Monash literacy graphic novels

Graphic novels and literacy engagement

Literacy experts from Monash Education have been working with teachers to explore the use of graphic novels in the classroom and uncover how they can help learners reconnect with reading and writing.

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