Children sit in a classroom during a lesson at Stafford State School in Brisbane, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015. Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has applauded the state's school students, saying their NAPLAN improvements are the best in the country. (AAP Image/Dan Peled) NO ARCHIVING

Heavy phonics instruction: Australia is backing the wrong horse

Prof Stephen Krashen, 28 January 2017.  Research does not support the move to early and heavy phonics instruction.  Read the article here