Hunter Valley News
Wednesday, 29 November 2023

South Australia leads the pack in teaching students to read effectively

Sarah Lansdown
Updated September 17 2023 - 10:39am, first published September 16 2023 - 5:00am

Armed with warm coffees and puffer coats, 260 educators filed into the auditorium at Merici College. On a Saturday.

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: