A new report from The Grattan Institute suggests Australia has a reading problem, showing one-third of Australian children can’t read proficiently.

The report highlights the education system’s role in the issue, and says we need to change how students learn to read, ensuring disadvantaged aren’t left behind.

To learn more about the report, The Wire’s Eduardo Jordan spoke with Senior Associate at Grattan Institute- Anika Stobart.

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Produced By: Eduardo Jordan

Featured In Story: Anika Stobart, Senior Associate – Grattan Institute

First aired on The Wire, Monday 12 February 2024