Enhancing reading in different worlds: South Africa and Australia

Keith Topping, Christine Nel, Christina van Krayenoord

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    The authors discuss a paired reading program taking place in South Africa and the literacy standards and programs being used in Australia. Despite being 7,500 miles apart and having very different educational resources, the two countries share some of the same concerns in their educational initiatives: the gap between rich and poor, the importance of open-minded and high-quality teaching, and the power of connecting communities
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)300-302
    Number of pages3
    JournalReading Teacher
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - Nov 2006


    • Reading
    • Literacy
    • Children
    • South Africa
    • Australia


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