Reading & Writing is an inter-disciplinary and inter-professional scholarly journal that explores how literacy is defined, enacted and promoted in a range of institutional, socio-cultural and disciplinary contexts’, particularly within African and other developing countries. View our Editorial Team.

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Original Research

Developing critical thinking in classrooms: Teacher responses to a Reading-for-Meaning workshop  
Heather N. Phillips
31 January 2023

Table of Contents

Table of Contents Vol 13, No 1 (2022)  
Editorial Office
31 December 2022


From the editors’ desk: Reading & Writing Journal Volume 13 (2022)  
Janet L. Condy
22 December 2022

Reviewer Acknowledgement

Acknowledgement to reviewers  
Editorial Office
19 December 2022

Original Research

The contributions of reading and phonological awareness for spelling in grade three isiXhosa learners  
Mikaela A. Daries, Tracy N. Bowles, Maxine N. Schaefer
12 December 2022

Original Research

Female gender representation in selected South African magazines  
Nonkululeko N. Shabangu, Sandra Rossouw, Cornelia G. Smith
21 September 2022

Original Research

Remixing storytelling across modes  
Fatima Vally Essa, Belinda Mendelowitz
25 August 2022

Original Research

Semantic waves and their affordances for teaching scaffolding to pre-service teachers  
Zaheera Jina Asvat
29 July 2022

Original Research

Factors affecting Grade 6 learners’ reading performance in a rural school in Maluti, South Africa  
Madoda Cekiso, Tsielo Rabelemane, Jay Jadezweni, Itani P. Mandende, Marius Dieperink
31 May 2022

Original Research

Literacy matters in sustainable livelihood development among refugee adults in South Africa  
Kofi P. Quan-Baffour, Lineo Rose Johnson
29 April 2022
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Posted: 2022-01-27

Book Release: Latest book from Nicolaas Buitendag


Title: States of exclusion: A critical systems theory reading of international law . This scholarly book contributes to development of legal sovereignty. Download the open access PDF: https://bit.ly/3ThxdHD North-West University published this book in partnership with AOSIS. Watch the below interview with author Nicolaas Buitendag and learn about this book’s contribution to the specific scientific discourse.

Posted: 2023-03-16

Call for Papers: Reading & Writing Special Collection


We invite authors to participate in the special collection to be published in Reading & Writing, published by AOSIS. Theme: Rethinking literacy and pedagogic agency in the 4IR. Deadline for submissions: 3 April 2023. For more info, please visit https://bit.ly/3XBg1x4

Posted: 2023-02-17
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