The joy of reading and storytelling
By News Desk
Published: February 27, 2012
ISLAMABAD: With the ever-increasing pace of technology, schoolchildren have more distractions and seem to be missing out on the reading habit. “The sight of a child reading while curled up on a coach or under the sun on a winter afternoon is becoming rarer by the day” stated British Council English Project Programme Manager Talha Shahzad at a storytelling event, said a press release issued by the council here on Sunday.
This is why the British Council and HSBC have joined forces for Kids Read, an initiative to encourage and promote the reading habit among schoolchildren....