Media Publicity in 2010

 

Professor Kevin Wheldall and MultiLit: Professor Kevin Wheldall quoted and MultiLit mentioned in report of findings from MultiLit Research Unit showing that almost as many girls as boys are low-progress readers. “Girls left out as teachers fail to read warning signs”, The Australian, 22nd December 2010.

MultiLit: MultiLit acknowledged as the successful remedial reading program being used by then Gladstone Exodus Tutorial Centre. “Celebrating the wonderful outcomes of an inspired dream”, Gladstone News, 17th November 2010.

MultiLit: MultiLit mentioned as a literacy program being examined by independent MP Tony Windsor. “Federal politics with Samantha Madden”, ABC 666 Canberra, 7th September 2010.

Professor Kevin Wheldall: Professor Kevin Wheldall said that the importance of both sound and language are not clearly stated in the draft English National Curriculum. “Students remain deaf to the sound of verse”, The Australian, 7th July 2010.

Professor Kevin Wheldall: Professor Kevin Wheldall of MultiLit reported as being one of the authors of a letter critical of the proposed National English Curriculum. “Syllabus confused on place of phonics”, The Australian, 7th June 2010.

MultiLit: MultiLit mentioned as the successful remedial reading program being used by Macquarie University with Noel Pearson in Coen School, Cape York. “Lost generation finds new pride”, The Sydney Morning Herald, 5th June 2010.

Professor Kevin Wheldall and MultiLit: MultiLit, the intensive literacy program used at the Exodus Foundation’s Redfern centre, was designed by Professor Kevin Wheldall and his team at Macquarie University. “Centre helps students begin new chapter in life”, The Sydney Morning Herald, 13th May 2010.

Professor Kevin Wheldall and MultiLit: Professor Kevin Wheldall of MultiLit reported as being critical of Education Queensland’s approach to helping older low-progress readers. “Poor readers made to catch bugs”, The Australian, 13th February 2010.

Professor Kevin Wheldall: Professor Kevin Wheldall mentioned in relation to his work with Noel Pearson in Cape York. “Give good teachers a gold star and put the bad ones out to pasture”, The Sydney Morning Herald, 4th February 2010.

Professor Kevin Wheldall: Professor Kevin Wheldall commented on the research on Reading Recovery since 1992. “Gross errors pass as ‘research’”, Donald Clark Plan B (Blog), 4th January 2010.