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Leading Australasian school education provider MultiLit to deliver its programs online with OpenLearning

Sydney, Australia, December 11, 2020: Education technology company OpenLearning Limited (‘OpenLearning’ or ‘the Company’) is pleased to announce that it has entered an agreement to provide it’s lifelong learning platform for MultiLit Pty Ltd (‘MultiLit’), a leading provider of effective literacy instruction in Australasia. The platform will underpin MultiLit’s future growth and ongoing engagement with …

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2021 Catalogue now available

MultiLit’s 2021 Catalogue is now available, providing a comprehensive overview of our MultiLit Learn to Read product range and professional development workshops, information on our new Positive Teaching and Learning Initiative, assessment and monitoring tools, and a sneak preview of our new releases for 2021. Download your copy here.

New More to Explore resource for Foundation students

Users of our InitiaLit Readers Levels 1-9 (Series 1) with Foundation students will be excited by the release of a More to Explore student workbook to accompany this series. The full-colour, scrapbook-size More to Explore book contains fun activities for reading and writing practice, and to consolidate and extend children’s engagement with the InitiaLit Readers. …

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Retraction and apology from Australian Literacy Educators’ Association (ALEA)

MultiLit acknowledges the following retraction and apology, issued by the Australian Literacy Educators’ Association (ALEA) and published on its website, in relation to a presentation made by Dr Rachel Cunneen, University of Canberra. MultiLit thanks ALEA for recognising the defamatory and untrue nature of the statements made by Dr Cunneen. The Directors of MultiLit have …

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InitiaLit Highly Commended in 2020 Educational Publishing Awards

MultiLit’s three-year initial literacy instruction program, InitiaLit–Foundation, InitiaLit-1 and InitiaLit-2, was collectively Highly Commended in the category of Outstanding Primary Teaching Resource at the 2020 Educational Publishing Awards Australia, organised by the Australian Publishers’ Association. The awards, which were established in 1993, recognise excellence and innovation in Australian publishing.

Where is the WARN?

Readers of the Primary Reading Pledge, released recently by Five from Five, AUSPELD and Learning Difficulties Australia, may have seen a new MultiLit assessment tool mentioned – the WARN. The Wheldall Assessment of Reading Nonwords (WARN) is a new test that measures young children’s ability to decode nonwords, comprising three Initial Assessment Lists and ten …

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Media Publicity in 2020

News media Direct quotes Jennifer Buckingham on online learning: Hunter, F. (2020, April 30). Students doing online learning will fall behind peers in other states. The Sydney Morning Herald. https://www.smh.com.au/politics/federal/students-doing-online-learning-will-fall-behind-peers-in-other-states-20200429-p54oct.html Jennifer Buckingham on the phonics check: Urban, R. (2020, March 7). Schools like the sound of phonics checks. The Australian, 10. Jennifer Buckingham’s rejoinder blog …

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MultiLit Moments August 2020

The second edition of MultiLit Moments for 2020 features: Our new series of decodable readers  Behaviour experts Micaela Rafferty and Jill Hellemans on why classroom behaviour management is important The latest MultiLit Literacy Centres results for MiniLit students InitiaLit shortlisted for Educational Publishing Award, and Getting ready for big school with PreLit at Appleseed Childcare Download your …

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New series of InitiaLit Readers now available

MultiLit has launched a long-awaited parallel series of InitiaLit Readers Levels 1-9. Ideal for students in their first year of school, these books are designed to be used alongside the InitiaLit–Foundation program, for home reading, or with other synthetic phonics programs to give students additional practice as their decoding skills develop. Find out more about …

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