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.

Quick links:


Original Research

Motivation to explicitly teach reading comprehension strategies after a workshop  
Chantyclaire Tiba
13 April 2023

Original Research

Using Community of Inquire to explore teachers’ responses to a reading-for-meaning course  
Janet L. Condy
12 April 2023

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
More Latest Articles...
522267 TOTAL

 Press Release: Online Resource & News Portal - Department of Health, Republic of South Africa

Visit www.sacoronavirus.co.za for up to date information about the COVID-19 Pandemic. Hotline: 0800 029 999 | WhatsApp: 0600-123456  
Posted: 2022-01-27

Call for Book Submissions: Submit your book proposals on sustainable energy solutions today


AOSIS Scholarly Books invites established and emerging scholars to submit book proposals focused on UNESCO’s Sustainable Development Goals 7 and 9. We're looking for in-depth analysis and practical solutions based on sound research and data. Your proposals will lay the foundation for accomplishing UNESCO's Agenda for Sustainable Development by 2030, creating a more sustainable world. Read more . Download our book proposal form at https://bit.ly/3WHK1sn or email us at books@aosis.co.za to submit your proposal. Let's work together towards a brighter future!

Posted: 2023-06-01

Book Release: AOSIS Books Releases 'Perspectives on comprehensive internationalisation of higher education'


Discover the latest publication from AOSIS Books: 'Perspectives on Comprehensive Internationalisation of Higher Education'. Edited by Nirmala Dorasamy and Gift Mugano. This publication is a contribution to the competitiveness, sustainability, and contribution of international higher education to educational development. The Durban University of Technology publishes this book in partnership with AOSIS. The book is available for download in open access PDF format at https://bit.ly/3p21NKg. A physical copy can be purchased at https://bit.ly/3LqA1hP, and ePub version at https://bit.ly/44cxD70.

Posted: 2023-05-15

Book Release: AOSIS Books publishes ‘Environmental ergonomics’ by Sasi Gangiah


AOSIS Books is delighted to announce the publication of ‘Environmental ergonomics: Commercial kitchens in a semi-tropical city’ by author Sasi Gangiah. You can now download the open access PDF here: https://bit.ly/3njz3Mq

The book is also available for purchase in both physical and digital formats! To get your copy of the book, please visit the following links:

The book contributes to understanding the environmental ergonomics of restaurant kitchens and the challenges thereof in a semi-tropical city. This book is published by the Durban University of Technology, South Africa, in partnership with AOSIS. Watch the video below to learn about this book’s contribution to the specific scientific discourse.

Posted: 2023-05-24

Book Release: Latest book in the NWU Self-Directed Learning Series


Read the new book ‘Contextualised open educational practices: Towards student agency and self-directed learning’. This scholarly book contributes to open educational practices. North-West University published the book in partnership with AOSIS. Watch the video interview below with editor Jako Olivier to learn about this book’s contribution to the specific scientific discourse.

Posted: 2023-05-09
More Announcements...