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Posamentier is dean, Zoila Tazi is chairwoman of the Department of Literacy and Multilingual Studies, and Mi-Hyun Chung is chairwoman of the Childhood Department in the Mercy College School of Education. WE ARE about to embark on one of the most
According to the Education for All (EFA) goals, all children should achieve 'recognised and measurable learning outcomes... especially in literacy, numeracy and essential life skills' by 2015. While literacy has come a long way, numeracy has been
In 2005, I joined a committee in Wellington to design a survey that would measure the financial literacy of Kiwis. Along with the usual stuff of being sure to measure the right things and so ask the right questions, one of the things that I was keen
The comprehensive research by the Independent, which is the analysis of six studies looking at 40,000 children over the past four decades, has found that there is no link between mothers continuing their careers and kids going on to achieve less at
The Portmore, St Catherine-based school is the only one to receive the highest classification of 'Excep-tionally High', by the National Education Inspectorate (NEI)...In November 2012, Kensington administrators were heavily criticised for the use of
Friday. "It offers us an opportunity to reclaim the value of linguistic pluralism in South Africa," the Pan SA Language Board said in a statement. Thursday the new policy would apply to all undergraduates, regardless of their programmes. In its [
Tests begin on Tuesday and would continue on Wednesday and Thursday. Results and student reports would not be available until September.
Edwina Pickles Parents' desire to prepare their primary aged children for upcoming national literacy and numeracy tests has driven a sales spike in exam primers and practice tests, and propelled one educational handbook onto the bestseller list.
South Australian students were withdrawn from the national literacy and numeracy tests last year because their parents objected to the standardised assessment. SA had the highest proportion in the nation of students withdrawn from the test because
ONE third of Australian four and five-year-olds do not know basic numbers and cannot count to 20, researchers have found. Analysis of the numeracy of more than 11,000 children aged four to nine shows most children have well-developed numeracy skills,