Better Beginnings is Making a Difference

Better Beginnings is a family literacy program run by the State Library of WA. Results from research conducted by Edith Cowan University were released on February 17 and among them were :

Before receiving their Better Beginnings kit (a bag with free board book and information) 14% of mothers were reading to their baby.

After receiving the kit, 85% read to their baby.

70% of parents reported that they spent more time reading and talking with their baby after receiving the kit.

28% joined their local library after receiving their kit.

For the full results and more information about this award-winning program, log on to www.better-beginnings.com.au

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s