MAKING A DIFFERENCE WHEN IT MATTERS MOST

MAKING A DIFFERENCE WHEN IT MATTERS MOST

MAKING A DIFFERENCE WHEN IT MATTERS MOST: EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT It was President Cyril Ramaphosa who, in his 2018 SONA speech, was quoted as saying, “If we are to break the cycle of poverty, we need to educate the children of the poor.” There is global consensus...

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2019 RED READING BOX

2019 RED READING BOX

“Literacy is the best remedy”. This theme was specially selected by UNESCO to celebrate their International Literacy Day on 8 September 2019. Every year this organisation tirelessly raises global awareness on issues surrounding adult and child literacy, and this year...

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LICENCE TO THRILL: WORD WARRIOR 2019

LICENCE TO THRILL: WORD WARRIOR 2019

Monday 12 August 2019 was International Youth Day 2019; a day created by the United Nations to draw attention to the challenges facing young people globally. This year’s theme is ‘Transforming education’ and serves to highlight efforts to make education more relevant,...

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MAKING INROADS TO IMPROVED LITERACY: RALLY TO READ

MAKING INROADS TO IMPROVED LITERACY: RALLY TO READ

It was President Cyril Ramaphosa himself who recently declared that, “Early-grade reading is possibly the single most important factor in overcoming poverty, unemployment and inequality.” According to the "Progress in International Reading Literacy Study" report, 78%...

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WORD WARRIOR COMPETITION SHARPENS LITERARY SKILLS

WORD WARRIOR COMPETITION SHARPENS LITERARY SKILLS

READ Educational Trust’s annual Word Warrior Competition has always drawn attention to the creative young wordsmiths in South Africa, and last year’s competition proved no different! The 2018 Word Warrior Competition required all entrants (aged nine through 16) to...

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UNLOCKING A SUCCESSFUL CAREER IN EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT

UNLOCKING A SUCCESSFUL CAREER IN EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT

The READ Group is pleased to announce the launch of The READ Institute, a leading South African training provider in the Early Childhood Development (ECD) arena. As part of the READ Group, The READ Institute is built on the foundation of READ Educational Trust. This...

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WHY READING ALOUD MEANS THE WORLD TO CHILDREN

WHY READING ALOUD MEANS THE WORLD TO CHILDREN

For 10 years, World Read Aloud Day has drawn global attention to the importance of reading aloud and sharing stories. Celebrated on the 1st of February 2019, it is well worth taking time to consider the countless benefits of this activity, and mulling over some...

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RAISING SUPERHEROES THROUGH READING, IN 2018

RAISING SUPERHEROES THROUGH READING, IN 2018

In a country of great contrasts and diversity, in which the future seems filled with uncertainty, our focus should be on empowering our young people at all costs. What better way to do so, than with helping them discover facts about their world, and most...

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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,...

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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...

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