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G.THE JOZI BOOK FAIR WRITERS PROJECT ASSISTS WITH: Writing Workshops with all JBF constituencies to develop writing skills for diverse mediums; and feeds into JBF and Khanya College newsletters; A programme of interactions between local and international writers, especially those from Africa; Creative writing workshops for readers to encourage them to tell their stories; A …

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F.The Jozi Book Fair Readers Project assists with: Reading Skills Workshops to overcome barriers to reading amongst readers of all ages; Publications for Reading Circles or Book Clubs on how to set up and run reading circles; and develop good reading and writing skills; Reading, Spelling Bee and General Knowledge Competitions to promote interest in …

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E. KHANYA JAZZ SCHOOL The Khanya Jazz School aims to link music with ‘the word’ and hosts weekly music lessons and teach children and youth to play different musical instruments; Prepare learners for music examinations; Expose learners to reading and literature in general, Provide performance opportunities for learners at the annual JBF Festival and expose …

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C.LIBRARY MONITORS The Library Monitors are young leaders at schools. They assist the JBF and fellow youth to: Coordinate their book clubs to meet regularly and to read; Encourage the formation of new book clubs, and teach members how to run their reading circles cooperatively and develop good reading and writing skills; They coordinate the …

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B. TSOHANG BATJHA (ARISE YOUTH) Organises and prioritises work with youth in schools and orphanages in townships to play, read and write in all languages, and exposure to all art forms; Form book clubs in school and in their community to regularly ‘read the word and the world’; TB members write and produce their own …

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A .THE JOZI BOOK FAIR CHILDREN’S PROJECT (POETRY BUDDIES) The Children’s Programme encourages play, reading, writing and art. The project prioritises work with children; Story-telling and Reading events for children that also emphasise indigenous language literature and stories; Reading and writing circles at primary schools, pre-primary schools, Orphan and Vulnerable Children (OVC) Centres in townships, …

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We invite alls learners from JBF Schools to participate in the Short Story Competition this year. For the past two years we have successfully published the 10 best stories in Batjha Kaofela. You can write on the theme of the JBF, ‘Literature and Working People’ or any topic of your choice to enter the 2018 Short …

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Issue No 4: Reading the world and the world: the role of book club Issue No 3: Programme of 2014 Issue No 2: JBF 2031: A great success (paperback edition) Issue No 4: JBF 2013: A great success (online edition) 

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Issue No 26. JBF 2013: A great success! (Online edition) Issue No 25. Publishing in South Africa: some indicators Issue No 24. JBF at Gothenburg! Issue No 23. Issa Shivji: Academic & Activist Issue No 22. JBF Programme Launch Issue No 21. Guest of JBF: Walter Bgoya

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