On Wednesday 2 September, children across Australia are invited to move, shake, sing, and share a book reading of Yu sabi densdensbad? (Can you Dance?) in Kriol by Cheryl Lardy and in English by Play School’s Justine Clarke. Read more
The legacy of Coward Punch victim Pat is set to help educate young people in feeling empowered to ‘Be Wise’ and never use violence. Read more
The State Library Victoria is providing primary schools in need with free transport and access to its dedicated, tailor-made schools’ program, aiming to address Australia’s falling literacy rates by fostering a love of reading from a young age.
A new initiative by Australia Post called The Pen Pal Club aims to improve the literacy skills of primary school aged children by encouraging them to experience the joy of exchanging letters with other students across the nation.
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).