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Learning to Read is a Cultural Process

“Children who learn to read successfully do so because, for them, learning to read is a cultural and not primarily an instructed process. Furthermore, this cultural process has long roots at home – roots which have grown strong and firm before the child has walked into school.”              James Gee, 2004 On the 6th September each … Continue reading Learning to Read is a Cultural Process

Our Languages Matter – Koolin-ik ba Kirrip-buluk (Family & Friends) NAIDOC Event

On Wednesday 5th July, the Southern NAIDOC Koolin-ik ba Kirrip-buluk (Family & Friends) community partnership event‪ reached its fifth year at the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, Cranbourne Gardens. Despite predictions a rain all week, this year's Koolin-ik ba Kirrip-buluk NAIDOC celebration shone bright, drawing one of the largest crowds in our event's history, with over … Continue reading Our Languages Matter – Koolin-ik ba Kirrip-buluk (Family & Friends) NAIDOC Event