The Literacy Leader

Pitches, Neale
March 2007
Literacy Today;Mar2007, Issue 50, p14
The article discusses the Literacy Leader Course, started by the New Zealand Government in 1997, aimed at increasing the literacy knowledge of school leaders like principals and teachers. In the U.S. this program is offered through Pacific Learning, a California-based literacy company. As noted, Neale Pitches, a teacher, is the lead developer of this literacy program. The aim of the program is to improve the performance of students from various cultural and economic backgrounds.


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