Submitted by Leanne on Fri, 19/02/2021 - 14:15
Take a look at these links and discover openly licensed storybooks and reading resources that are available in some of the world's 7,000 living languages:
Submitted by Leanne on Tue, 02/02/2021 - 11:01
‘Researchers are agreed that reading aloud is the single most important activity by which parents, grandparents and caregivers can foster early brain development, lifelong learning success, reading pleasure and reading skills.’
Submitted by Leanne on Tue, 26/01/2021 - 12:10
Sometimes innovation is not about the shiny new things, but rather about grasping existing opportunities to make them work for you and your community, especially when confronted with a crisis.
Submitted by Leanne on Wed, 09/12/2020 - 15:51
It’s been an eventful year. In spite of the Pandemic, we have much to celebrate in the promotion of early literacy and a culture of reading in the global South. The awards and milestones achieved by the institutions and people listed below should be applauded, given the many challenges they faced in 2020.
So, we’ve put together a list of all the excellent happenings that we’ve noted; if anything is missing, please let us know in the comments section below.
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 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.