Enhancing reading in different worlds: South Africa and Australia

Topping, Keith, Nel, Christine and van Kraayenoord, Christina (2006) Enhancing reading in different worlds: South Africa and Australia. The Reading Teacher, 60 3: 300-302. doi:10.1598/RT.60.3.12

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Author Topping, Keith
Nel, Christine
van Kraayenoord, Christina
Title Enhancing reading in different worlds: South Africa and Australia
Journal name The Reading Teacher   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0034-0561
1936-2714
Publication date 2006-11
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1598/RT.60.3.12
Volume 60
Issue 3
Start page 300
End page 302
Total pages 3
Place of publication Newark, DE, United States
Publisher International Reading Association
Language eng
Subject 130204 English and Literacy Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl. LOTE, ESL and TESOL)
Abstract 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.
Keyword Reading
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
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