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New Schools Project Launched

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February 06, 2017
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Press release issued: 11 January 2017 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,...
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Reaching Rural Readers

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January 15, 2017
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First published in the Daily Dispatch, 16 January 2017 Six kilometres from the sea and 15 kilometers inland from the small coastal town of Hibberdene in KwaZulu-Natal, is a rural primary school called Esibanini. Mrs Bhengu is the principal. She became a teacher like her mother, and her mother before her. But, despite its remoteness, things are changing in her town: the houses now have...
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