Media Publicity in 2015

MultiLit: This article mentions the success of the MultiLit program with an indigenous student attending a school at which the author volunteers. Post 0055, Women of Canberra, 2015.

Professor Kevin Wheldall: This article, which discusses the ineffectiveness of Reading Recovery based on a recent evaluation by the NSW Department of Education, makes reference to a similar evaluation conducted by Professor Kevin Wheldall in the 1990s. “$50m Reading Recovery program is ineffective, NSW Education Department study finds”, Financial Review, 6 September 2015.

Professor Kevin Wheldall, Dr Robyn Wheldall: This article mentions the work of Professor Kevin Wheldall and Dr Robyn Wheldall at La Perouse Public School to help students improve their literacy skills and their confidence. “Why actual scientists should teach in schools”, news.com.au, 29 June 2015.

MultiLit, Professor Kevin Whedall: Macquarie Matters helps to celebrate MultiLit’s 20th anniversary this year in this article about the organisation’s origins and current directions. “School’s In”, Macquarie Matters, 1 June 2015.

MultiLit and MiniLit: This article mentions the MultiLit and MiniLit programs, amongst others as effective alternatives to Reading Recovery. “There are many remedial programs superior to Reading Recovery”, The Conversation, 2 April 2015.

Professor Kevin Wheldall, Dr Robyn Wheldall and MultiLit: In this article Dr Robyn Wheldall talks about past and upcoming events to celebrate the 20th anniversary of MultiLit, including two teams from MultiLit who successfully completed Sydney Coastrek 2015. “MultiLit on track for big things”, Macquarie Matters, 20 Mar 2015.

Professor Kevin Wheldall, Dr Robyn Wheldall and MultiLit: In this article Dr Robyn Wheldall talks about upcoming events to celebrate the 20th anniversary of MultiLit, including having two teams participating in the Sydney Coastrek 2015. “Pages to pavement”, This Week at Macquarie University, 16 Feb 2015.

Professor Kevin Wheldall, Dr Robyn Wheldall and MultiLit: Tim Dodd writes about the improvement in NAPLAN results at Raymond Terrace Public School through the work of Jennifer Buckingham, Kevin Wheldall and Robyn Wheldall and the implementation of MultiLit programs. “Jennifer Buckingham walks the talk at school”, The Australian Financial Review, 17 Jan 2015.