Heads up that Indigenous Literacy Day is coming up fast! On September 6th we celebrate the culture, stories, language of Aboriginal Australia… and raise awareness and support for those that struggle with reading.
Did you know that only 25% of Indigenous students in very remote areas are at the minimum reading standard, compared to 90% of non-Indigenous students? Crazy, hey?
Image courtesy Indigenous Literacy Foundation and the Great Book Swap
There is still time to do something to help out and get involved on the day! To help raise awareness and funds to get books to those that need them most, the Indigenous Literacy Foundation invites you to:
Time for us to get planning too!
Do you have a great awareness or fundraising idea to share? What will you be doing on the day?