Literacy

Heart shape paper book on the beach

Australian Reading Hour – Love2Read – Spring is Time 2 Start

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The Australian Reading Hour takes place each spring, a time for rebirth, refreshment and renewal and this year it is scheduled for Thursday, September 14, 2017

Bibliophile

Books and on Being a Bibliophile – Heartbreak and Happiness

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Being a bibliophile is not only about heartbreak, but also happiness too and spending a rainy day reading in bed or on the sofa is certainly my idea of luxury

Enid Blyton with Helena Bonham Carter, Fantasy not Reality

Enid Blyton with Helena Bonham Carter, Fantasy not Reality

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Helena Bonham Carter is definitely a character actor par excellence. In a BBC production for television she plays the indomitable author Enid Blyton, who clearly lived in a world of fantasy the one she created for other children, but not in any sort of world of reality with her own.

Literacy and Cultural Development

Literacy and Cultural Development

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The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) declares that literacy is a human right, a tool of personal empowerment and a means for cultural development.  It has drafted the following definition: “Literacy is the ability to identify, understand, interpret, create, communicate and compute, using printed and written materials…