GIVING THAT GOES THE DISTANCE TO SUPPORT LITERACY!

GIVING THAT GOES THE DISTANCE TO SUPPORT LITERACY!

If you’re keen to put some meaning back into giving gifts this festive season, consider purchasing from the READ Online Shop! The READ Online Shop is an initiative by READ Educational Trust, a South African NGO promoting literacy in schools for over 40 years. A...

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Paying it forward, Rand for Rand!

Paying it forward, Rand for Rand!

This year has proven stormy on so many levels, and the economic chaos resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic has left non-profit organisations like the Rally to Read, reeling. As a non-profit organisation of 23 years standing, Rally to Read has worked tirelessly to...

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CALLING ALL YOUNG WRITERS… ARE YOU THE 2020 WORD WARRIOR?

CALLING ALL YOUNG WRITERS… ARE YOU THE 2020 WORD WARRIOR?

Every year, READ Educational Trust encourages budding young authors to challenge their creativity in the Word Warrior Competition. The 2019 competition yielded a high literary standard, making it difficult to pick the eventual winner. We are pleased to announce that...

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TURN THOSE BUSY YOUNG MINDS INTO BUSY BEES AT HOME!

TURN THOSE BUSY YOUNG MINDS INTO BUSY BEES AT HOME!

There is a saying that has become truly profound in 2020: “Expect the unexpected. Believe in the unbelievable. Achieve the unachievable.” As the world is faced with the devastation that is COVID-19, one thing is becoming very clear: self-isolation could well stop this...

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World Read Aloud Day 2020

World Read Aloud Day 2020

WHY READING ALOUD REAPS REWARDS! In a country where nearly 80% of Grade 4 learners cannot read with comprehension in any language, including their home language, [1] there is one day on the international calendar that deserves every educator, parent and child’s...

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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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