The following excerpts are from the Waikato Times article 'Reading programme benefits Pasifika' (1 August 2018) sourced from here:
Pasifika reading standards have been given a boost in the South Waikato.
South Waikato Pacific Island Community Services has put over a dozen parents through the Reading Together® programme aimed at helping them to better support their children's reading at home. ...
"The programme was about equipping and empowering parents to support and help their children. They are not a teacher per se but their job as the teacher at home is to be able to provide an environment for their children to enjoy reading."
The following 26 June 2018 comments regarding the Reading Together® programme at South Waikato Pacific Islands Community Services are sourced from here:
Week 2 of our Reading Together programme. We are always asked "what does engagement look like"? Here's some visual examples. You were awesome today families.
Posted: Wednesday 1 August 2018