Tag Archives: English literacy

Shine Literacy troubleshoots for YEBO

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Shine Literacy recently facilitated a troubleshooting session with the Year Beyond Programme (YEBO) volunteers. The Shine English Literacy Programme is used in conjunction with the Year Beyond Programme at Sophakama Primary School and other primary schools. ‘Feel good’ stories were shared and challenges related to helping learners on the Literacy Programme were discussed. Useful tips […]

Back to reading for our final term with this group of learners!

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It’s hard to believe that our final term with this group of Grade 3 learners has arrived! The year with them has absolutely flown by. It’s been wonderful to watch them grow and hear their English improve and we look forward to our final few weeks with them. Interested volunteers can contact Tracy on farquhar@telkomsa.net

Reading and rhymes ends our year!

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Our English Literacy Programme ended off for the year this week with a fun session. We did some individual paired and shared reading and then learners and volunteers learnt some new rhymes. The rhymes are based on traditional children’s rhymes that have been given an African twist. Watch the video to see how much we […]

YeBo learners graduate!

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Sophakama Primary School held its third Year Beyond Programme graduation ceremony last week. Volunteers Thando, Lucy, Mila, Sindi, Zintle and Uyanda have been working with our Grade 1–4 learners in the afternoons, Mondays to Fridays, helping to improve Maths and Literacy marks. Both volunteers and learners have had a fantastic year of growth and learning! […]

READING WITH ROZA!

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The English Literacy Programme attracts volunteers of all ages and backgrounds. Roza is an international student visiting from the Netherlands. A Business Administration student, doing her internship at Rogz, she heard about Rogz Academy Books and Beyond’s project at Sophakama Primary School in Dunoon. Feeling inspired to make a contribution to the extended Rogz community […]

Fourth Year of English reading sessions begin!

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Our enthusiastic volunteers have begun their FOURTH year of reading sessions with Sophakama Primary School Grade 2 learners. The English Literacy Programme began with initial assessments this week and 30 learners will be selected for the twice-weekly reading sessions, starting next week. Their programme will run for a year. It’s awesome seeing how these young […]