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29 04, 2012

Hit the Road

By |2018-08-14T00:00:57+12:00April 29th, 2012|Books|Comments Off on Hit the Road

"Easy to ready stories that you can relate to.  Not too long, with pictures that help you understand what the story is about." Women's Literacy Group, West Auckland "Given that over a million adults have difficulty meeting the demands of everyday life it is important that we encourage the publication of readers that are relevant to [...]

29 04, 2012

Learn to Learn – Written by Carol Atkin and Dorothy McGray, Edited by Moana Taka

By |2018-08-14T00:15:14+12:00April 29th, 2012|Books|Comments Off on Learn to Learn – Written by Carol Atkin and Dorothy McGray, Edited by Moana Taka

At last, a user-friendly, adult learning resource that has the learners and tutors equally in mind. It goes right to the basics of how to learn, rendering the unfathomable process of brain and memory in a simple way that anyone can understand.  Relevant, practical activities are interspersed including old favourites such as  Kim's game. The book [...]

26 01, 2012

Jimmy shares his learning experience

By |2018-08-13T02:00:32+12:00January 26th, 2012|Stories|Comments Off on Jimmy shares his learning experience

Why did you start at Literacy Waitakere? I started because I wanted to better myself and improve choices with my children. I bluffed my way into work, I'd been able to keep my job for 8 years 'til I was made redundant. Going to the hospital, couldn't fill out the forms for my kids, it was [...]

26 01, 2012

Terrene gained self-esteem

By |2018-08-09T21:31:56+12:00January 26th, 2012|Stories|Comments Off on Terrene gained self-esteem

Please read this carefully - because you can. For many thousands of Aucklanders, born here or recent arrivals, it will be a struggle. Adults who have difficulties with reading, writing or 'rithmetic need help - and helping them would be a massive boost to our region and our economy. Rowena Orejana reports. Terrene Gibson has always [...]

26 01, 2012

Vai’s success story

By |2019-04-19T11:48:09+12:00January 26th, 2012|Stories|Comments Off on Vai’s success story

Vai first found out about adult literacy when his workplace, Ritchies Coachlines, offered drivers a literacy programme with Literacy North Shore. Vai could speak English quite well, but he could not always understand what passengers were saying. Other tasks, like filling out accident forms, insurance forms, were difficult because he could not understand what all the [...]