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

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

Original Research

Pedagogical choices to integrate theory and practice: Conceptualisation and insights for literacy teacher education  
Zelda Barends
10 March 2022

Original Research

Five Grade 7 learners’ understanding of comprehension skills at a quintile 5 school in South Africa  
Nomonde Ntshikila, Janet L. Condy, Lawrence Meda, Heather N. Phillips
24 February 2022

Original Research

Learners’ reading between the signs in the English second language classroom  
Rockie Sibanda
14 January 2022

Table of Contents

Table of Contents Vol 12, No1 (2021)  
Editorial Office
30 December 2021

Reviewer Acknowledgement

Acknowledgement to reviewers  
Editorial Office
21 December 2021

Original Research

Using role play and explicit strategy instruction to improve first-year students’ academic reading proficiency  
Naomi A.Y. Boakye
27 October 2021

Original Research

Tracing the usage of the term ‘culture of reading’ in South Africa: A review of national government discourse (2000–2019)  
Claire Biesman-Simons
29 September 2021

Original Research

Improving higher-order comprehension skills of Grade 3 learners in a second language at a quintile 2 school, in Cape Town, South Africa  
Vuyokazi Fatyela, Janet Condy, Lawrence Meda, Heather Phillips
14 September 2021

Original Research

Using flashcards for English second language creative writing in Grade 1  
Shivona Mathura, Free-Queen B. Zulu
31 August 2021
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