RALLY TO READ’S DESTINATION: LITERACY

RALLY TO READ’S DESTINATION: LITERACY

In a beautiful country with a rugged landscape, the stark reality is that the journey to equality and education for all is equally rough, where poor literacy levels still abound, 24 years into democracy. In as much as all eyes are on our education system, the real...
CELEBRATING A LEGEND AND HIS PURSUIT OF LITERACY

CELEBRATING A LEGEND AND HIS PURSUIT OF LITERACY

As we look back on the month of July, in South Africa a month synonymous with the late Nelson Mandela, who was born on 18 July 1918, we reflect on this particular year, which marks his 100th birthday. ‘Madiba Month’ generated a phenomenal amount of goodwill, with...
PIZZA HUT, AFRICAN LITERACY PROJECT: SMILEY’S STORY

PIZZA HUT, AFRICAN LITERACY PROJECT: SMILEY’S STORY

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HONING LITERARY WARRIORS THIS CHILDREN’S DAY

HONING LITERARY WARRIORS THIS CHILDREN’S DAY

It was South Africa’s own Nelson Mandela who is frequently quoted as having said, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” As International Children’s Day, 1st June, approaches, READ Educational Trust is particularly encouraged to...
POP-UP LIBRARY MARKS WORLD BOOK DAY 2018

POP-UP LIBRARY MARKS WORLD BOOK DAY 2018

READ Educational Trust remains committed to promoting South Africa’s most urgent need: literacy. And today being literate is the ultimate ‘cool’. To celebrate World Book Day and promote literacy, an iconic Readathon pop-up library, sponsored by Sage Foundation,...
WORLD READ ALOUD DAY – WHY READING ALOUD MATTERS

WORLD READ ALOUD DAY – WHY READING ALOUD MATTERS

On World Read Aloud Day, the 1st of February 2018, it is well worth our while to ponder on the countless benefits of such a simple activity. While children whose parents frequently spend time conversing with them, already have a head start, it’s only in books, newspapers and magazines that enriching vocabulary is seen. A child who hears these types of words has a giant advantage.

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