Media Publicity in 2016

MultiLit: This article describes the success of a team of volunteers using the MultiLit Reading Tutor Program with students in rural NSW. “South Coast literacy program celebrates success, seeks tutors for 2016”, Bega District News and Narooma News, 3 February 2016.

Professor Kevin Wheldall and MultiLit: Professor Kevin Wheldall comments on Reading Recovery and the evidence regarding effective reading instruction. “Reading Recovery literacy program should be dumped: experts”, The Australian, 5 February 2016.

Professor Kevin Wheldall: James Reid draws on research by Professor Kevin Wheldall and colleagues on the effectiveness of Reading Recovery. “Experts call for controversial reading program to be axed”, The Educator, 5 February 2016.

Professor Kevin Wheldall: Professor Kevin Wheldall called for the NSW state to discontinue Reading Recovery. “Does Reading Recovery work?” Life Matters, ABC Radio National, 11 February 2016.

Professor Kevin Wheldall and MultiLit: In this interview with James Chapman about Reading Recovery, Professor Kevin Wheldall’s research on the program is referenced and the MultiLit program is discussed. ”Is Reading Recovery working?” Life Matters, 8 February 2016.