A Pretoria advocate has found a cause close to his heart and is running with it – literally.
IT takes a village to raise a child!
South Africa's disappointing literacy ranking - according to a 2016 report - has prompted the need for change in the country's approach to teaching children how to read. Nal'ibali aims to increase its reach to attract 1 000 000 participants this year. Watch.
Adult or child, here’s how to encourage the people in your life to read even if they think books are boring.
More than 80% of learners in rural primary schools only completed one page of maths and language in their workbooks per day. How are they expected to learn to read if their teachers aren't in class, asks Alet Janse van Rensburg.
Every Saturday morning the KwaFaku Vulindlela Reading Club not only opens its doors, but a world of reading, to dozens of children in Lower Crossroads, a township in Cape Town.
Port Shepstone resident Rita Nako wants to change the world... one book at a time.
Personalised story books are a great way to get your child to engage and develop a habit of reading.
Why children (and parents) adore the worlds created by Dr Seuss.
Rhyming, talking, playing and singing all contribute to early literacy in children.
NO CHILD wants to attend school – it’s not a fun place.
February is Language Month and on February 1 we celebrated World Read Aloud Day. All this while we are all still reeling from the report released in December that South Africa is rock bottom out of 50 countries in the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study, writes Gayle Edmunds.
As 2017 wound down, South Africa heard news that broke our collective hearts. In case you missed it, 78% of South African Grade 4 pupils cannot read for meaning in any language, writes Zukiswa Wanner.
‘What will happen to South Africa after Mandela goes?” A group of US journalist friends asked this question while travelling through Qunu – the village where Madiba grew up, writes Janet Heard.
Eight out of ten children in the country can't read and there has been no improvement in reading outcomes since 2011, write Nic Spaull and David Carel.
With South Africa's school curriculum being reviewed once again, we're wondering if this could be the end of Shakespeare in schools.
Meet South African creators and visit their working spaces, where all the magic happens.
SADTU General Secretary says unions will resist the government’s intentions to go ahead with Annual National Assessments, the same way they fought against apartheid.
Mustadafin Foundation is giving families in the Cape Flats the gift of imagination and confidence thanks to their adult literacy programme.
Beyoncé’s baby 'reads' flash cards at just 13 months!
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