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Cuban inspired literacy programme making positive difference for Aboriginal adults

Submitted by on March 12, 2016 – 4:00 am
Jack Beetson Image credit: http://caama.com.au

Jack Beetson Image credit: http://caama.com.au

Working Life.au reported that a Cuban inspired literacy programs is inspiring up to 100% success rates for Aboriginal people.  Indigenous campaigner, Professor Jack Beetson, Executive Director of the Literacy for Life Foundation as been presented with an award for ground-breaking work teaching Aboriginal adults to read and write.

“Professor Beetson is utilising teaching methods developed in Cuba and adapting them for use in Australia,” said Cuban Ambassador, Mr Jose Manuel Galego Montano.  Jack said evidence shows adults who can read and write make better life choices. Read more.

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