literacy

‘Text speak’ not killing literacy, says expert

Premium Content ‘Text speak’ not killing literacy, says expert

Adults told that ‘text speak’ is not killing off children’s literacy

Primary school children can’t use a knife and fork

Premium Content Primary school children can’t use a knife and fork

School's novel approach to combat lack of handwriting skills

Drag queen mobbed by LNP protesters at children’s event

Premium Content Drag queen mobbed by LNP protesters at children’s event

WATCH: A children’s event was stormed to defend “LNP values”.

'They live in fear of being discovered'

Premium Content 'They live in fear of being discovered'

Regional TV audiences are falling and it's hurting a vital service

Spoken communication skills vital in education

Spoken communication skills vital in education

The spoken word is a foundation to students' capacity to learn.

Education program changing lives on Palm Island

Premium Content Education program changing lives on Palm Island

“I have seen kids who have gone through the program and most of them have jobs...

Is this key to helping kids read and write?

Premium Content Is this key to helping kids read and write?

Kindies argue subsidies would help solve literacy numeracy crisis.

Is this the one thing Greens and One Nation agree on?

Is this the one thing Greens and One Nation agree on?

What pollies said about literacy and early learning programs

Book 'vending machine' to boost literacy

Book 'vending machine' to boost literacy

Book 'vending machine' at school a bid to boost reading and writing

Year 9 NAPLAN and the HSC minimum standard

Year 9 NAPLAN and the HSC minimum standard

New online literacy and numeracy tests will be available from 2018.

Four-day carnivale hub for creative minds

Four-day carnivale hub for creative minds

Special guests and a book launch are part of the carnivale

10-year-old writes his 'craziest' story yet: The Creature

10-year-old writes his 'craziest' story yet: The Creature

You wouldn't think Jake is only 10 after his story, The Creature.

The Creature by Jake Duggan

The Creature by Jake Duggan

Jake Duggan won the Young Writers Award

Home schoolers beat mainstream students in NAPLAN testing

Home schoolers beat mainstream students in NAPLAN testing

Home-schooled students outperform their mainstream peers.

Girl Friday has spent her life in libraries

Girl Friday has spent her life in libraries

Girl Friday has spent her life in libraries

Literacy volunteer to receive OAM on Friday

Literacy volunteer to receive OAM on Friday

Literacy volunteer to receive OAM on Friday

Small schools among best for improving test results

Small schools among best for improving test results

Small schools among best for improving test results

Listed: The 50 books every child should read

Listed: The 50 books every child should read

The 50 books every child should read

Teaching grads could be tested on their ABCs

Teaching grads could be tested on their ABCs

Teaching grads could be tested on their ABCs

Tanner honoured with Australia Day medal

Tanner honoured with Australia Day medal

Chris Tanner's literacy efforts rewarded with Australia Day honour

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