Parents call for reading instruction reform in ACT schools

Sarah Lansdown
June 25 2023 - 5:30am
Sue White is home schooling her son, Ollie, 8, after he struggled to learn to read at school. Picture by Elesa Kurtz
Sue White is home schooling her son, Ollie, 8, after he struggled to learn to read at school. Picture by Elesa Kurtz

Sue White's son Ollie loves nothing more than having a story read to him. But when he started at an early childhood school, she suspected something wasn't quite right.

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Sarah Lansdown

Sarah Lansdown

Canberra Times education reporter

Sarah covers all stages of education in the capital, from early childhood to higher education. Previously she was a general news reporter at The Advocate in North West Tasmania. She was named Best New Journalist at the 2019 Tasmanian Media Awards for a series on paramedic shortages. Email: sarah.lansdown@canberratimes.com.au

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