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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Reviewer Acknowledgement

Acknowledgement to reviewers  
Editorial Office
30 November 2023

Editorial - Special Collection: Rethinking literacy and pedagogic agency in the 4IR

Rethinking literacy and pedagogic agency in the Fourth Industrial Revolution  
Zelda Barends
30 November 2023

Original Research

What are we really teaching? The implications of including phonics instruction in Group Guided Reading  
Caroline R. van der Mescht
13 October 2023

Original Research - Special Collection: Rethinking literacy and pedagogic agency in the 4IR

Intermediate Phase learner performance in English: A quantitative analysis  
Bongiwe Mtambo, Lindiwe Tshuma
12 October 2023

Original Research

Cultural taboos in mediating science in a Namibian bilingual primary school  
Joanne Hardman, Beata Set
31 August 2023

Original Research - Special Collection: Rethinking literacy and pedagogic agency in the 4IR

Pre-service teachers’ perceptions on eliciting learners’ knowledge in a mixed-reality simulation environment  
Carisma Nel, Elma Marais
31 August 2023

Original Research

Improving the reading proficiency of mature students through a task-based language teaching approach  
Susana Adjei-Mensah, Naomi Y. Boakye, Andries Masenge
29 August 2023

Original Research

Eleven Grade 1 teachers’ understandings of mathematical language in a South African context  
Tanja Coetzer, Candice Livingston, Elna Barnard
07 July 2023

Original Research

Writing together alone: Digitally connected ‘snack writing’ for progressing academic writing  
Christine Winberg, Hanlie Dippenaar, Penelope Engel-Hills, Heather Phillips
09 June 2023

Original Research

Motivation to explicitly teach reading comprehension strategies after a workshop  
Chantyclaire Tiba
13 April 2023
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Event: Open Access Week 2023 - Embracing community over commercialisation


AOSIS is celebrating Open Access Week 2023! This year’s theme, ‘Community over Commercialisation’, aligns with our mission to democratise scholarly knowledge. We’ve curated three articles on open access  for you, please select each heading to read the full article:
1. Open access: A bridge to public interest amid commercialisation
2. Community over commercialisation: Combating knowledge monopolies in scholarly publishing
3. Knowledge for all: The rise and impact of open publishing platforms
By reading these articles, you’ll expand your horizons and deepen your understanding of the open access landscape.

Posted: 2023-10-23

Event: Experience the excitement of AOSIS Laureatus Awards 2023: Videos now available for viewing!


We are pleased to announce that the AOSIS Laureatus Awards 2023 videos are ready for viewing. This year’s awards, divided into three videos, is hosted by AOSIS’ Executive Chairman, Dr Pierre de Villiers, and our Chief Executive Officer, Cecile de Villiers. The three award categories are the Journal Indexing Awards, Journal Article Citations Awards, and the Book Downloads Awards. We invite you to join us to recognise the remarkable achievements of our editors and authors at the AOSIS Laureatus Awards (click here). We eagerly anticipate observing the remarkable accomplishments that our editors and authors will achieve this year.

Posted: 2023-10-26

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Posted: 2022-01-27
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