Don't Miss It: Volunteers needed to help kids read

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> To help primary school pupils improve their reading and learning skills, Projek BacaBaca by Taylor’s University School of Education is recruiting volunteers.

> Set to commence in the middle of next month the initiative is aimed at tackling learning poverty among pupils aged six to nine.

> Volunteers, referred to as “reading coaches”, will be paired with pupils from B40 and underserved communities to improve their reading for a duration of eight months.

> Volunteers need not have teaching experience as training will be provided.

> The reading sessions will be held twice weekly in both BM and English for 30 minutes each

> The project involves three reading levels, with a preliminary diagnostic test given to assess the pupils’ reading levels.

> The sessions are conducted over the telephone or via online video conferencing.

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