Being able to read is an important foundation, not only for school-based learning, but also for productive and fulfilling participation in society. The National Inquiry into the Teaching of Literacy was recently commissioned by the Commonwealth government to review current practices in the literacy acquisition of Australian children. Dr Ken Rowe outlines the findings of the Inquiry.
Rowe, K. (2006, January 01). Teaching Reading: Findings from the National Inquiry. Research Developments. 15(15) https://research.acer.edu.au/resdev/vol15/iss15/2