South African education and employment NGO [email protected] says tools to improve literacy rates are available and hold the key to alleviating the burden on the country’s education system.
This comes after the basic education department unveiled the results of the 2021 Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS), which showed that only 19% of grade four pupils could read for meaning in any language that year. This represents a distressing 3% decline in literacy rates since the previous assessment in 2016.
The NGO says although the tools to improve literacy…
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