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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THE READ ONLINE SHOP TAKES LITERACY TO THE NEXT LEVEL

THE READ ONLINE SHOP TAKES LITERACY TO THE NEXT LEVEL

The Read online shop is open for business! Never skipping a beat and in keeping with technological trends, READ Educational Trust in conjunction with Reading Matters is extremely pleased to offer patrons the convenience of buying a variety of items online, which is fast becoming one of the preferred ways of purchasing in South Africa. 100% of profits will be used by READ, to further READ’s work in disadvantaged communities.

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PLANTING SEEDS OF LITERACY

PLANTING SEEDS OF LITERACY

Nothing is quite as important as the pursuit of literacy in a country where the majority live in dire poverty. Literacy is ‘food for thought’, nurturing growth of individuals and empowering them to bring about positive change in their own circumstances. Held in September each year, Literacy Month serves to draw attention to the salience of literacy in a knowledge-hungry world. This is an opportune time for NGOs like READ Educational Trust, who have successfully promoted literacy in South Africa for nearly four decades.

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