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Welcome to National Literacy and Numeracy Week 2015


National Literacy and Numeracy Week 2016 will be held from 29 August to 4 September.

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National Literacy and Numeracy Week helps to raise awareness of the importance of literacy and numeracy at school and beyond.

There are many ways to get involved in 2016.

In numeracy, students solve problems in the Thinkers are Winners activity. Other activities use data to explore statistics in sports and discover Who won it?

In literacy, students are encouraged to write Six Word Stories or spread the love of reading in Catch-a-Reader. On Friday 2 September, students can participate in Read for Australia - a simultaneous reading event, supported by an Auslan video. This year’s book is My Two Blankets written by Irena Kobald and illustrated by Freya Blackwood.

This year Digital Literacy is being introduced as part of the week’s activities.