Frequently Asked Questions
Can I still register for programme training in 2019?
Training for the Wordworks Ready Steady Read Write and Home-School Partnerships Programmes is fully subscribed for 2019 in the Cape Metro.
If you are interested in training in 2020, your school or organisation’s management will need to attend a Wordworks information session which will be held in October this year. To go on a waiting list to attend this session, please send your details to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Do you run programmes in all the South African provinces?
Currently, our training is currently mostly available in the Western and Eastern Cape, and to a lesser extent in KZN. As we would need to translate materials, in order to consider training in other provinces, we would need to know there were a substantial number of people/ schools/ organisations interested in this work. We encourage you to engage your professional networks about this possibility and to email us at email@example.com.
We will not be doing Stellar or Every Word Counts training in the first half of 2019. You may be interested in attending one or more of our Workshops on Resources in the meanwhile: http://www.wordworks.org.za/workshops-on-resources-2/
About Early Literacy
Can you recommend good South African reading books for young children?
Here is a list of books, suitable for ages 0-8 compiled by Wordworks:
How do children learn and how can adults support them?
This article looks at the ‘how to’ of language and literacy learning in the pre-school years. As well as considering the question of how children learn, this article also looks at the vital role of adults, the specific activities that support early literacy, and the key features of an effective learning environment.