Publications

IBBY-ASAHI Award Winner

Nurturing young readers and writers in South Africa

At the IBBY-Asahi reading promotion award, PRAESA talks about nurturing readers and writers in South Africa, as well as our […]

Nal’ibali Research Briefing 3: Telling Tales – The Story of the Nal’ibali Reading-for-Enjoyment Supplements

Now in its second year of production, Professor of Language in Education at the University of Reading, Viv Edwards, evaluates the bilingual reading-for-enjoyment […]

Nal’ibali Research Briefing 2: A snapshot of Langa, Western Cape

This is the second briefing undertaken as part of formative research for the Nal’ibali reading-for-enjoyment campaign. The briefings focus on “Stories […]

Nal’ibali Research Briefing 1: A snapshot of Rawsonville, Western Cape

This is the first briefing undertaken as part of formative research for the Nal’ibali Campaign. The briefings focus on “Stories […]

Interactive Journal Writing as a Tool for Mentoring and Teacher Professional Development

(Presented at the Three R’s Conference, December 2009) Author: Xolisa Guzula Presentation on the PRAESA initiated 6 year interactive Xhosa-English […]

Evolving African Approaches to the Management of Linguistic Diversity

Author: Neville Alexander The author proposes a comprehensive, large-scale, long-term, and systematic intervention on the part of NGO’s, CBO’s, language […]

Stories Across Africa (StAAf): Towards a Shared African Children’s Literature

(Presented at the IBBY Copenhagen, 2008) Author: Carole Bloch Presentation introducing Stories Aross Africa (StAAf), a pan-African project which began […]

Initiatives to Reach Early Childhood and Education

(Presented at IBBY Copenhagen, September 2008) Author: Carole Bloch Presentation introducing the characteristics and the aims of PRAESA Initiatives to […]

Enabling Conditions for Biliteracy Learning

(Presented at the 2009 3R’s Conference) Author: Carole Bloch, PRAESA Early Literacy Unit The presentation is on the observation made […]

Formative Evaluation of the First Phase of First Words in Print

Authors: Angela Schaffer, Kathy Watters This paper summarizes the results of evaluation research conducted by the two authors on the […]

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