Save the date - One day conference Sat 27 October 2018 

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Sharing Solutions: An interactive Learning Experience

Presented By: Read For Africa

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27 October 2018 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Pinnacle College Kyalami (New home of Summit College) Corner of Lynx and Caracal Roads, Kyalami, Gauteng.
Please join us for an informative and dynamic one-day conference focused on sharing strategies and techniques you can implement for success. Sessions will include the following topics:
  • Introduction to Phono-Graphix (optional for those new to PG or wanting a refresher)
  • Sharing of highlights from the International 2018 Phono-Graphix Conference in Seattle
  • Phono-Graphix support for teaching Afrikaans
  • Incorporating a Whole School Approach to teaching reading using Phono-Graphix
  • PsychAssess to share their SA based Reading and Spelling tool as well as the normative data compiled
  • Creating a Winning Partnership to Help Teach Africa to Read with Read For Africa / Edu Fun / St. Peter’s School / Diepsloot Combined School
Additional details about the topics and presenters will follow

Conference Fee:
R450 per person includes refreshments and a light lunch.
  • Individual RFA members and current interns* receive a discount of R50 off the regular fee and pay R400 (*current interns include people who have attended the initial PG course in 2018)
  • Staff of member schools may attend for R100 per person.
If you would like to register now, please email buddy with your:
Payment can be made into the Read For Africa Cheque Account; ABSA Acc No.: 406 027 0869 Branch Code: 514205 Reference: “Oct conf ‘your name’ ” and email proof of payment to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Advanced Workshops. Using Phono-Graphix to take you from Sound to Symbol to Meaning

This workshop is available to anyone who has attended a Phono-Graphix course previously and would like to take Phono-Graphix to the next level. Whether you are an Accredited Phono-Graphix Reading Therapist, trained in the method several years ago or are a current intern, this course will benefit you.

If you are already an Accredited Phono-Graphix Reading Therapist, you can apply for your "Advanced" Accreditation after this workshop.



Attention all Phono-Graphix Reading Therapists, previously trained individuals, and current interns:


Sound to Symbol to Meaning:  Advanced Phono-Graphix Workshop

Are you ready to take the next step in Phono-Graphix?

You’ve attended a Phono-Graphix course and now you would like to  learn how one can take Phono-Graphix from Sound-to-Symbol-to Meaning


You’re in the process of completing your internship and you would like to consolidate certain concepts and terms


You’ve been using Phono-Graphix for years and would like to have a refresher and see how you can extend your learners by making links to logical reasoning, verbal intelligence, vocabulary enrichment and comprehension skills.



R200 per person (no charge if you are a teacher at one of our member schools)
Fee reduced to R150 per person if you are a member of RFA online or a are a current intern

Who Should Attend?          

Anyone who has attended a Phono-Graphix course previously. This will serve as a refresher to people who may have done a course several years ago as well as people who have been trained recently and would like to explore things more deeply.  

The advanced course in English will demonstrate how Phono-Graphix can take students from “Sound to Symbol to Meaning”. This course makes links to comprehension, logical reasoning vocabulary enrichment and extending buddy reading and buddy writing in to all learning areas.  

Find out how Read For Africa has been helping learners of all grades including matric and university students to improve their grades across all curriculum areas through these activities. 

Whether your learners are comparing cats and dogs in Grade 1 OR vertebrates with invertebrates in Grade 5 Natural Science (CAPS/IEB) OR various political views in the Cambridge Matric History curriculum – this workshop will take you to the next level and show you how you can maximise teachable moments all day every day! 
Extension activities and templates will be provided on the day.

Note: If you are an Accredited Independent Phono-Graphix Reading Therapist and your membership is current, you will be able to apply to Read for Africa to become and "Advanced" reading therapist and give a “free” talk on the Phono-Graphix Reading method after attending this workshop. On successful completion of your application including a signed agreement with RFA, the fee of R500, a PowerPoint template will be sent to you so that you can give a free talk to colleagues and / parents on the basic principles behind the method. 

Teachers at our member schools can attend this course at no charge.