The power of engaging around stories:
Evidence from the Biblionef and Western Cape Education Department Book Project

October 2018

In 2016, book donation organisation Biblionef – with the support of DGMT, the South African Library and Information Trust (SALI) and the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) – initiated a 21-month pilot project with foundation phase teachers at 10 primary schools in the Beaufort West district in the Western Cape. The main aim of the project was to determine the impact book donations would have on teachers and children, when coupled with training. This learning brief shares what was learnt through the mixed impact study conducted as part of the project. Download pdf