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NATIONAL LITERACY and NUMERACY WEEK in NSW

Boy at the beach writing on sand with his finger

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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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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Parent support

Videos

General tips for children starting school

Ten literacy and numeracy tipsIn a discussion with a parent, Dr De Gioia offers many ideas for parents to try at home to support their child in being more ready to start school.


Literacy tips for children starting school

Ten literacy and numeracy tipsIn a discussion with a parent, Dr De Gioia offers various easy ideas for parents to try at home to build their child’s literacy skills before starting school.


Numeracy tips for children starting school

Ten literacy and numeracy tipsIn a discussion with a parent, Dr De Gioia offers various easy ideas for parents to try at home to build their child’s numeracy skills before starting school.


Audio files

Ten Literacy and Numeracy Tips (for parents)

Ten literacy and numeracy tips These audio files are intended for busy parents who would like some ideas about developing their children’s literacy and numeracy skills.

The tips are grouped to match the Years at school that your child is in: Kindergarten-Year 2; Years 3-4; and the Middle Years 5-8.

They are available translated into six languages:
Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Turkish and Vietnamese to listen to online, to download to an MP3 or to print out.

Parent support flyers

No brochure is available in hard copy form.


Literacy flyer
Five ways to build your child's
literacy skills K-4
(pdf 1409kb)

 

 

 

Numeracy flyer
Five ways to build your child’s
numeracy skills K-4
(pdf 709kb)

 

 

 

 

Literacy flyers

Arabic (pdf 219kb) | Chinese (pdf 289kb) | Korean (pdf 309kb) | Spanish (pdf 167kb) | Turkish (pdf 223kb) | Vietnamese (pdf 196kb) |

Numeracy flyers

Arabic (pdf 268kb) | Chinese (pdf 309kb) | Korean (pdf 343kb) | Spanish (pdf 203kb) | Turkish (pdf 284kb) | Vietnamese (pdf 219kb) |

Ideas for families (pdf 93kb)

Helping your child with literacy

Arabic (pdf 929kb) | Chinese (pdf 1125kb) | English (pdf 915kb) | Korean (pdf 1075kb) | Spanish (pdf 916kb) | Turkish (pdf 928kb) | Vietnamese (pdf 926kb) |

Helping your child with numeracy

Arabic (pdf 929kb) | Chinese (pdf 1125kb) | English (pdf 150kb) | Korean (pdf 290kb) | Spanish (pdf 151kb) | Turkish (pdf 165kb) | Vietnamese (pdf 70kb) |

Helping your child with literacy and numeracy: Pre-school to Year 6

Arabic (pdf 831kb) | Chinese (pdf 737kb) | Korean (pdf 728kb) | Spanish (pdf 417kb) | Turkish (pdf 406kb) | Vietnamese (pdf 373kb) |

Helping your child in year 7 with literacy and numeracy

Arabic (pdf 488kb) | Chinese (pdf 719kb) | Korean (pdf 724kb) | Spanish (pdf 464kb) | Turkish (pdf 469kb) | Vietnamese (pdf 473kb) |

Helping your child with literacy and numeracy in the middle school: Years 6-8

Arabic (pdf 653kb) | Chinese (pdf 1186kb) | Korean (pdf 1285kb) | Spanish (pdf 611kb) | Turkish (pdf 626kb) | Vietnamese (pdf 676kb) |

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Parent Organisations

Council of Catholic Parents logoCouncil of Catholic Parents

Federation of Parents and Citizens' Associations of NSW logoFederation of Parents and Citizens' Associations of NSW

NSW Parents Council logoNSW Parents Council