Submitted by Leanne on Fri, 27/11/2020 - 12:38
Submitted by Leanne on Tue, 17/11/2020 - 09:26
Caption: We discovered some children were good illustrators and storytellers; others were good observers. The children were improving their skills from one day to the next - Patrick Joseph Gongwe, HK Learning Centre
Submitted by Leanne on Mon, 05/10/2020 - 17:31
For this blog series, the Early Learning Resource Network is reaching out to authors, editors, illustrators, translators, educators, publishers and other stakeholders who, through their creative endeavours, are working to grow and improve the early learning environment, specifically on the African continent.
Submitted by Leanne on Tue, 15/09/2020 - 10:45
These non-governmental organizations (NGOs), which have innovatively adopted open licensing publishing and distribution models and that specialize in solving early literacy challenges in developing nations, were selected along with a list of other initiatives, ‘for their exemplary work in ensuring that children continue to build critical literacy skills.’
Submitted by Guest on Wed, 26/08/2020 - 20:28
Craig Esbeck, Director, Mango Tree Literacy Lab
Submitted by Leanne on Mon, 27/07/2020 - 09:25
Early literacy is universally acknowledged to be critical when it comes to the education and development of our children, and their life-long learning.
Submitted by Leanne on Wed, 01/07/2020 - 10:46
As part of their efforts to ensure that every child should own 100 books before the age of five, South African non-profit organization (NPO), Book Dash, recently did a remarkable thing: It created, published and distributed three new books during the national lockdown.
The organization gathered two teams of creative professionals who volunteered to pilot this new virtual Book Dash. Then, making the most of their learning from the past 14 physical events, Book Dash successfully replicated the experience online, with some adjustments.
Submitted by Kirsty on Wed, 01/07/2020 - 08:31
Kalamu Ndogo (Little Scribes) is a new book series written by children for children under the auspices of the Soma Book Café Watoto na Vitabu (Children and Books) storytelling hub and Saturday children’s programme. This is a space for children between the ages of six and 13 to hone their reading and storytelling skills.
Submitted by Guest on Sun, 24/05/2020 - 21:29
Guest blog by Dr Nkem Osuigwe, Human Capacity Development & Training Director, AfLIA
Submitted by Kirsty on Wed, 13/05/2020 - 10:22
Schools may be closed, but children can continue to learn and enjoy reading storybooks during this difficult period. We’ve told you about wonderful places to identify good storybooks in previous blog posts.
In this post, we’re going to tell you about resources for parents and caregivers who want to help their children with learning and reading.