Our impact

Grass root movements like PTTR cause lasting change to communities and improve lifestyles for everyone involved.

You’ve heard the saying, ‘it takes a village to raise a child’. We take that saying to heart. Strengthening that village with knowledge and education about the importance of reading with their babies from birth, to ready them for learning at school.

We’re the only early literacy movement in Australia that actively involves the whole community.

Our model is extremely cost-effective. Meaning, we can reach more children, more parents, and more communities. Changing their future, and future children.

The facts

It takes five years to work — which is, coincidentally, the time between a child’s birth and starting school.  

Over eighty community groups across Australia are reaping the benefits right now, passing on children’s literacy to the next generation.

AEDC analysis has shown that children are three times as likely to start school ready to learn where there is a strong PTTR presence for five or more years.

Group effort

Collaboration is encouraged between local agencies (e.g. school, police, local government, etc.) to run and host events. When everyone works together, the whole is greater than the sum of the parts. The impact is felt throughout the community.

We create an ecosystem that is cost efficient, sustainable and community focused. Helping children arrive at school ready to learn.

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