Lyra, a new app-based education platform that uses innovative advanced speech recognition and touch screen analysis to teach reading and writing, has been launched by co-developers, WGI Worldwide Company and GE. Lyra will initially teach users how to read and write in English, and will be offered for free to people most in need of literacy skills...
9 Sep 2020
Bellavista S.H.A.R.E. has partnered with the MTN Foundation and Curious Learning to launch the Feed the Monster app, which presents reading instruction in a variety of different languages, in South Africa...
15 Apr 2020
The Mpumalanga Provincial Government will commence with the construction of seven new schools in five fast-growing towns...
26 Feb 2020
Building inclusive products for all South Africans is the motivation for several new developments and commitments recently made by Google South Africa at the first Google South Africa conference held in Johannesburg...
Danette Breitenbach 14 Nov 2019
Opening her presentation at Seamless Southern Africa, Edcon's Lauren King shared her understanding of customer experience...
Lauren Hartzenberg 20 Mar 2019
International Mother Language Day (IMLD) is celebrated on 21 February each year with the overall aim of promoting linguistic diversity and multilingual education. This year, the day will be framed by the International Year of Indigenous Languages 2019...
18 Feb 2019
Traditional schooling is 'broken' and becoming increasingly irrelevant for the world of work that children are going to be entering into. What can be done to correct this and better prepare our children for the future...?
Lisa Illingworth 5 Jan 2019
Breakthrough to Literacy (BTL), a mother-tongue literacy course for Grades 1 to 3, aims to help children learn to read with comprehension, while developing their writing and listening skills...
15 Jun 2018
Lives are busy, and so much health advice gets thrown at us that's difficult to remember. Some of it is so specific - avoid this, get that, do this, not that - that it can be difficult to remember what you're supposed to do...
Issued by Digital Media Group 6 Mar 2018
The Nal'ibali's Story Powered Schools team celebrated World Book Day by addressing the literacy rights of rural children...
26 Apr 2017
Networks Unlimited's second annual corporate golf day has raised more than R160,000 in support of Literacy for Life, a non-profit organisation that provides educational writing and reading aid to disadvantaged schools...
5 Apr 2016
REDISA has announced its sponsorship of the story writing competition organised by the Puku Children's Literature Foundation and supported by the Nal'ibali reading-for-enjoyment campaign.
11 Sep 2014
Nal'ibali, the national reading-for-enjoyment campaign, proudly launched a Charter on Children's Literacy Rights this World Book Day, Wednesday April 23, 2014.
25 Apr 2014
Nal'ibali is launching a Charter on Children's Literacy Rights on World Book Day, Wednesday April 23, 2014.
17 Apr 2014
Celebrate World Read Aloud Day on Wednesday, 5 March 2014, by reading the same story on the same day out aloud to the children in your lives.
26 Feb 2014
So frustrated with glasses falling off my face while bending forward or jogging I resolved to have corrective Lasik surgery in the hope that my days wearing glasses might, finally, be over.
Brian Berkman 16 Oct 2013
A new government policy that will result in all primary school pupils learning an African language is a move in the right direction. It is, however, a move that will require urgent teacher retraining, according to the Molteno Institute for Language and Literacy.
30 May 2013
Saturday 8 September 2012 was International Literacy Day, a global awareness day that aims to highlight the importance of literacy to individuals, communities and societies. The theme adopted this year was Literacy and Peace, to demonstrate the multiple uses and value that literacy brings to people as it provides individuals with the skills to understand the world, to participate in democratic processes and to have a voice.
10 Sep 2012
Reading is one of the main building blocks of learning at school. A child who struggles to read, will struggle to learn; and a child who struggles to learn will battle to cope at school and later on, at life. However, there are certain foundational skills upon which reading is based that a child must master before he can learn to read.
15 Aug 2012
New research has shown that there is no difference in the way children with dyslexia think while reading, when compared to children without reading difficulties. Edublox specialises in helping children with learning and reading problems overcome these difficulties.
1 Mar 2012
Too often, as marketers and creatives, we wait for some justification of talent, some confirmation of a sure-fire winner, and most often we look to the West - for inspiration, for a formula. All we need to do is look around us. After all, the West is already looking to Africa for inspiration. [multimedia]
Anton Crone 6 Oct 2011
PARIS: Media literacy programmes help students learn to read news critically, but often leave them ignorant and cynical about the essential role of a free press in society, a study has found.
6 Nov 2008