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by naomifoxcroft
Tue Aug 17, 2010 12:36 pm
Forum: Purely Practical Posts -no politics!
Topic: Searching for Assistance with Phonics Initiative in Nigeria
Replies: 6
Views: 11698

Re: Searching for Assistance with Phonics Initiative in Nigeria

Thanks Jenny,

Morag and I met together with the Nigerian academics in March, so I have contacted her already, but I shall also try Rhona Johnston - a good idea! Thank you,

I shall carry on updating on this forum,

Many thanks,

Naomi :smile:
by naomifoxcroft
Mon Aug 16, 2010 3:35 pm
Forum: Purely Practical Posts -no politics!
Topic: Searching for Assistance with Phonics Initiative in Nigeria
Replies: 6
Views: 11698

Re: Searching for Assistance with Phonics Initiative in Nigeria

Hello all, Just to let you know that our "Read and Write Now" initative in Akwa Ibom state is progressing well. Sue LLoyd and I travelled to Lagos in July 2010 to train 40+ existing Nigerian Jolly phonics teachers/ trainers to become competent Jolly Phonics trainers. Some of the participants are rea...
by naomifoxcroft
Fri May 07, 2010 2:38 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: African Decodable Readers??
Replies: 7
Views: 3546

Re: African Decodable Readers??

We are currently embarking on a state-wide synthetic phonics initiative in Akwa Ibom Nigeria. In order to support this we are creating decodable readers which are set in the African context and have illustrations of African children. They are still being developed and at the moment we only have 3, b...
by naomifoxcroft
Tue Sep 29, 2009 1:17 pm
Forum: Purely Practical Posts -no politics!
Topic: Searching for Assistance with Phonics Initiative in Nigeria
Replies: 6
Views: 11698

found someone

Hi Susan, Thanks for posting the links for me. I think I have found someone to help me with the research side of the project. I 'm sure she will be coming to RRF for support at some point though as she is quite new to synthetic phonics. I will keep eveyone posted on the project as it progresses. Tha...
by naomifoxcroft
Tue Sep 15, 2009 1:42 pm
Forum: Purely Practical Posts -no politics!
Topic: Searching for Assistance with Phonics Initiative in Nigeria
Replies: 6
Views: 11698

Searching for Assistance with Phonics Initiative in Nigeria

Hi, I am a primary school teacher and the education officer of a child's rights and education charity that works in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. We are based in Lancaster, UK. I am currenlty leading the planning and implementation of a very exciting synthetic phonics initiative that will hopef...