Literacy and Learning in the News

Does Victorian Education Minister Bronwyn Pike realise the effect that libraries can have on educational standards?

http://www.theage.com.au/news/national/pike-foreshadows-shakeup-of-school-principals/2007/10/12/1191696179060.html

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Read why Google can never replace teacher librarians.

Education’s terminal affliction 

Do not entrust children’s learning to computers, which are mere tools, warns Kevin Donnelly | August 04, 2007

http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,25197,22183259-13881,00.html

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How we lost the plot – Agnes Nieuwenhuizen

“WHY, in Australia, are so many trying to stop young people reading widely and for pleasure? And who in Australia is committed to ensuring that young people become lifelong readers?”

How we lost the plot full article, published in “The Age”, August 11, 2007.

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