A Pasifika educator's concept of literacy

Our thanks to Ruth Toumu'a PhD, MA, DipTESOL, BA for sharing her concept of literacy (after reading Fathers at Auckland Prison bond with their children as part of parenting programme):

'Literacy' is about so much more than decoding and encoding in print - it's about communication, human interaction, it's about the whole person and their society, and it spans from the highest abstract thoughts and endeavours of human heart and imaginings through to the simplest of communication acts. And most of all - it's about people!!!  Reading Together® is all about that and that's what I've loved about your programme from the start. What awesome work.

Posted: Wednesday 6 January 2021