African Storybook Project
This latest issue of the newsletter reflects on the partnerships that we are taking forward subsequent to the launch of the project website in June as well as the progress towards systemic implementation of the project in South Africa.
Saide is thrilled to announce that our African Storybook Project website was recently launched at a symposium on Multilingual Resources for Early Literacy Development with generous funding from the European Union. The team worked tirelessly to ensure that the website was ready for the day. We were honoured to have distinguished speakers such as:
This update on the African Storybook Project provides information on a Research for Social Change Colloquium funded by the Colloquium Abroad Program of the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies at the University of British Columbia. A further article reports on a pre-conference workshop that we held at the 8th Pan African Reading for All (PARFA) Conference, held in Nairobi, Kenya.