4 ways stories make your kid smarter

2017-09-28 12:12

Learn how you can use reading and storytelling to help your child excel.

Finding it hard to get your tech-savvy child to pick up a book?

2017-08-08 13:36

Well, get off your phone and follow these tips to help your child to develop a love for reading.

WATCH: This Soweto jungle gym doubles as a free community library

More than 2.3 million South Africans are unable to read, but this innovative art project hopes to change that statistic.

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Picture books with no words help parents and children read

2017-04-20 14:01

A local study shows that wordless picture books can improve the reading relationship between parents and children.

Should Shakespeare be scrapped from the SA school curriculum?

2017-03-31 15:53

With South Africa's school curriculum being reviewed once again, we're wondering if this could be the end of Shakespeare in schools.

5 ways to bribe your kids into reading

2016-10-03 15:54

Is bribing your kids to read a good idea? Yes, say experts, as long as you do it right.

WATCH: A tour of where SA writers work

Meet South African creators and visit their working spaces, where all the magic happens.

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If you can't read, you can't do maths - Angie Motshekga

2016-07-22 19:05

South Africa can only address its technical skills shortage and fill the skills gap in theeconomy if more learners take up mathematics as a school subject.

Holiday reads

2015-12-22 08:00

Most of us like to use the December holidays to catch up on our reading. finweek makes a few recommendations.

Genius 19-month-old can read!

2015-11-23 11:17

Have you ever seen a baby reading at 19 months? This little boy does it over and over again.


Playing 'school-school' helps prepare kids for 'real school'

2017-08-30 15:45

Remember 'playing school' or 'school-school'? It turns out it actually encourages us to read and develop a positive attitude towards learning as we grow up.

"The Girl Without A Sound" now in Xhosa and Zulu

2017-08-04 16:02

This empowering children’s book is now available in two additional South African languages.

Brain mechanics: When your child learns to read

2017-05-16 09:26

Why learning this crucial skill is harder than we can imagine.

English reading set lists for Grade 10 to 12

2017-04-07 13:50

Curious to see what the kids are reading at school these days? Here are the Grade 10, 11 and 12 lists.

Encourage your kids to read with our fun library scavenger hunt

2016-10-06 09:15

Make your next trip to the library extra fun.

Suzelle DIY tells us how to be a Story Bosso

2016-09-20 14:15

The Nal’ibali’s Story Bosso talent search is underway! Here's how your kids can enter this fantastic opportunity to become a published author.

Put your child in the story

2016-08-22 14:01

Personalised story books are a great way to get your child to engage and develop a habit of reading.

How stories change your child's brain

2016-05-25 14:58

Telling stories is the first step to literacy development.

Let’s Read apps a boon for SA’s pupils

2015-12-05 10:15

At a time in which ever more publishers are going digital, the next best thing to happen to African literature is here.

How to fix SA's alarmingly low reading rates

2015-06-24 21:15

Teachers who are competent to teach reading are essential to achieve the national goals for reading literacy, according to an academic.

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