Jessica Colleu Terradas says Australian schools should do more to prevent reading failure

Sarah Lansdown
June 26 2023 - 5:30am
Jessica Colleu Terradas with Saints Peter and Paul Primary School students Lauren Miller, 11, Tom Hutchins, 10 and Roxie Moore, 10. Picture by Keegan Carroll
Jessica Colleu Terradas with Saints Peter and Paul Primary School students Lauren Miller, 11, Tom Hutchins, 10 and Roxie Moore, 10. Picture by Keegan Carroll

Schools should not wait for students to fail to learn to read and should proactively ensure no child leaves primary school without proficient reading skills.

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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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