A variety of reading and writing related festivals and events over the next few months offer the chance to immerse your students in literature.more
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Innovative solutions, a change in attitude and behaviour about the use of plastics, and empathy will all be needed to tackle plastic pollution, the focus of this year’s Earth Day on 22 April.more
Books and resources about inspirational women are ideal starters for discussions with children about gender stereotypes, dreams, and determination.more
Reading as few as 5 or 6 books over the summer holidays helps ensure students keep the reading and other learning gains they’ve made during the school year. Here are a few ideas to get your school community fired up about reading over the summer.more
In Term 2 2017, He Tohu opens at the National Library of New Zealand in Wellington. We will have online learning resources and exhibition visits for schools.more
Last week Auckland hosted the 35th IBBY International Congress. The theme of the 4 day event, Literature in a Multi-literate World, gave the 500 or so delegates from over 60 countries the chance to discuss and reflect on what it means to be literate.more