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Reading Aloud to Thousands This World Read Aloud Day

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March 03, 2017
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Supporting the Nal'ibali reading-for-enjoyment campaign’s annual World Read Aloud Day initiative, the Story Powered Schools project read aloud to over 67 000 school children across KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Cape this February! Each year Nal’ibali celebrates World Read Aloud Day to raise awareness of the importance of reading aloud in children’s literacy development and issues a brand-new story in South Africa’s 11 official languages. Asking adults and...
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Community Radio Stations Back Story Powered Schools Project

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February 21, 2017
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Coming on board to spread the power of stories deeper into their communities, radio stations Inkonjane FM, Good News Community Radio, Ugu Youth Radio, Radio Sunny South, Radio Khwezi and Link FM will be supporting the Story Powered Schools project by making Nalíbali children’s stories in home languages as well as English part of their regular programming from March. “Stories and storytelling lie at the...
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Story Powered Schools Project Launched

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January 11, 2017
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Nal’ibali, the national reading-for-enjoyment campaign, has partnered with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to bring the campaign’s proven approach to literacy development to select rural schools in the Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal provinces. Focussing on nurturing a love of reading for joy in English and home languages to spark children’s potential and unlock their school learning, the schools’ initiative, titled: ‘Story...
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