Welcome to the South Island Literacy website, a place where you can find information about local literacy programs, resources & support.
Family Literacy Week – January 20-27th, 2019
“Family literacy refers to the way parents, children, and extended family members use literacy at home and in the community. Family literacy occurs naturally during the routines of daily living and helps children and adults get things done.” Decoda
Literacy is especially important when it comes to children and families. When families learn together, they build good habits around literacy and learning, share ideas, build strong family connections, develop independent thinking and gain confidence. Decoda
On the South Island there will be a variety of ways you can celebrate Family Literacy Week this January. See what is going on in your community:
To find out about local contests, tips on how to involve your family and fun facts about literacy visit Decoda’s Family Literacy page.