“With programs like Wordworks making their way into the schools, homes, and the minds of children, it is only a matter of time before emergent literacy holds a prominent place in the early years of education for all South African children.”

This article from USAID, a major funder of the WCED Grade R Emergent Literacy rollout incorporating the Grade R Stellar programme, provides some background to the issues around early literacy in SA and looks at some of the features and accomplishments of the programme.

Wordworks is proud to be associated with Patricia Williams (featured in the article) and all the other Grade R teachers who are doing such amazing work in their classrooms!

Read the article here: https://usaidsouthernafrica.exposure.co/words-work