In the media

Quality is the key to Grade R This article for the Cape Times looks at the importance of quality provision in Grade R. It describes how our STELLAR programme is helping to achieve just this by improving the teaching of early language and literacy in Grade R. View...

Policy briefs, reports and articles

Wordworks tries to make our key messages on early language and literacy accessible through a range of easy-to-read publications. Why learning to read starts long before primary school   Our Director, Shelley O’Carroll, spoke to help2read about building literacy...

January 2017

Welcome back to another year of changing lives through literacy! In our first newsletter of 2017, we look back at some of the highlights of a very busy 2016; and look ahead to 2017, which promises to be as fulfilling. See our infographic illustrating our reach in...

October 2016

In our Point of View, Shelley O’Carroll makes a strong case for parents and caregivers to make small changes to their parenting to build vitally important language foundations for our children. After all, young children spend two thirds of their waking hours at home...