National Reading Coalition expands access to indigenous storybooks during Mandela month The National Reading Coalition (NRC) will this year celebrate Nelson Mandela Month through a nation-wide campaign with the aim to permeate a culture of reading for leisure across all walks of life. The NRC alongside the Department of Basic Education and the National [...]
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Getting the youth amplified with the culture of reading this Youth Month As we reach the 7th session of the Virtual Reading Clubs (VRC) which are steered by The National Reading Coalition (NRC) as part of the President’s initiative to get South Africans in the spirit of reading, the sessions have grown immensely [...]
President's reading initiative gathers momentum President Cyril Ramaphosa’s initiative to get South Africans into the spirit of reading is gathering momentum with the National Reading Coalition (NRC) continuing its efforts to extend the initiative across all ages through the Virtual Reading Club (VRC). Since the VRC launch on 18 December 2020, the NRC [...]
World Book Day 2021 On 23 April, the National Reading Coalition joins the world in celebrating the love and culture of reading – a day earmarked on our Calendar as a special occasion which resonates with the Coalitions quest to get South Africa reading. With the world experiencing the effects [...]
1. Swap Fortnite for an audiobook. Yes, audiobooks count as reading—and they can help children do it better and with exercised imagination. “Hearing someone reading a book confidently is a great way to experience fluency, which is the ability to read a text accurately, quickly, and with good expression,” ( must quote who said [...]
President Cyril Ramaphosa has his hands full dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, but he also set time aside in the holidays to pursue the reading agenda alongside other South Africans. Known for his love of books, Ramaphosa shared his 2020 Christmas reading list with the National Reading Coalition (NRC), which launched the South African [...]
NRC, National Library of South Africa and Nalibali to host First Virtual Book Club In his state of the nation address in June 2019, President Cyril Ramaphosa emphasised the importance of cultivating a reading nation to unlock opportunities that flow from a broadened understanding of the country and the world. Since launching in [...]
Room to Read in collaboration with the NRC has donated 20,000 books donated to schools across the country in response to President Cyril Ramaphosa’s call of getting children to read for meaning.