Dictionaries in Schools

 

Dictionaries in Schools is a global initiative of past Rotary International President, Bill Boyd, who is a New Zealander.

 

It is a part of the ongoing goal of Rotary International for the development of literacy worldwide, and is a nationwide Rotary initiative in New Zealand.

 

As a Rotary Club we can purchase these excellent illustrated dictionaries from Usborne at a very reduced cost and we have then gifted them to each child in Year 5 at a Waikanae School for them to take home and keep. 

 

The dictionary contains over 1000 superb colour illustrations, has friendly text designed for people from 9 years of age to 90, and would retail for over $30.00.

 

We can also sell these dictionaries to club members or other interested people.

 

More information is available here.

 

The project fits well with Rotary International's drive for literacy development to be a major goal worldwide.

 
 
   
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