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Ideas for parents:

Parents can find great ideas to help their children improve their literacy and numeracy skills in the Parent Support section.

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Small group of Students looking at texts

Literacy video — Language and literacy in the 21st century:

Professor Christie and Professor Simpson discuss the crucial role that literacy plays, social responsibility and writing development.

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Auburn West Public School building

A successful literacy idea — Auburn West Public School:

To celebrate National Literacy and Numeracy Week, Auburn West Public School has organised two author visits.

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Small group of students throwing dices

Numeracy video — Mathematical reasoning

In this video, Professor Kaye Stacey explores reasoning that establishes why mathematical results are true.

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Clarke Road Special School badge

A successful literacy idea — Clarke Road Special School, Hornsby:

Clarke Road School will be holding a Literacy Day where students, staff and community members are invited.

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Australian Government Information

Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

About National Literacy and Numeracy Week

National Celebration of Literacy

Dorothea Mackellar Poetry Competition

Book Week raps

Related Websites

NSW Curriculum and Learning Innovation Centre

Counting On

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Reach for the stars

Premier's Reading Challenge

The Centre for Learning Innovation

Teaching and Learning Exchange
- for parents
- for teachers

NSW Education Sectors

NSW Department of Education and Communities

Association of Independent Schools of NSW

Catholic Education Commission, NSW

Australian School Library Association NSW

Parent Organisations

Council of Catholic School Parents

Federation of Parents and Citizens' Associations of NSW

NSW Parents Council