Alarming data reveals the ‘preventable tragedy’ impacting children’s development
Alarming new data has revealed one-third of children, and one in four Victorian children, are not able to read properly with experts calling it a preventable tragedy.
Co-director of the SOLAR lab and associate professor of literacy and reading education at La Trobe University, Dr Tanya Serry, says 90 -95 per cent of children should be able to read proficiently in their first three years of schooling.
“There’s been this contentious issue for way too many years about how best to teach children to read,” she told Tom Elliott.
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