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Learning to read is learning how to live – The Drum (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Getting your children to read does far more than improve their test results – it also teaches them invaluable life lessons about morality and empathy, writes Kevin Donnelly.

For parents, the good news is you don’t have to be university-educated, pay for after-school tutorials or be able to afford expensive school fees to give your child a winning edge when it comes to education.

Research investigating how parents can help their children succeed at school concludes that there is an easier, less expensive and more effective way.

It’s called reading,….”

Read on by clicking this link – Learning to read is learning how to live – The Drum (Australian Broadcasting Corporation).

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The 2013 Young Writers Innovation Prize

Express Media logoFunded by the Copyright Agency Cultural Fund, the Young Writers Innovation Prize is a compeition open to young writers aged under 30.   Applicants are asked to pitch an idea to Express Media, the administrators of this competition, which demonstrates innovation in the field of literature and publication.

Writing for zines, e-zines, comics, multimedia or even websites the pitch could be for anything – even an iPhone app!
Read more about this challenging competition on Express Media.

….. and remember ….. you’ve gotta be in it to win it!!