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
[Untitled] – Stonnington Literary Festival, November 16 – 23, 2016, Melbourne, will expand people’s experiences of literacy, through a myriad of inventive ways
Dependent on age, 6pm August 16, 2016, is one day this year you can pledge an hour to read a book to a child or with a child, reading aloud aids their literacy
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
Nationally on Tuesday August 19 people with children in their care are invited to observe The Reading Hour 6 – 7pm, when they undertake to read aloud to a child
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.
Reading aloud or silently and helping to boost the literacy of children and adults is vitally important to our life’s journey. Words are how the world works
Do people react more to ways they are taught or according to genetic predisposition – what is the importance of conditioning and thought on human development?
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…