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A systematic review of the effectiveness of reading comprehension interventions in the South African multilingual context (2024)
Journal Article
Carter, J., Podpadec, T., Pillay, P., Babayiğit, S., & Gazu, K. A. (2024). A systematic review of the effectiveness of reading comprehension interventions in the South African multilingual context. Educational Research and Evaluation, 29(1-2), 69-103. https://doi.org/10.1080/13803611.2024.2314522

International comparative measures show that South Africa has extremely low standards in reading. A variety of programmes aimed at boosting reading have been developed, however, the effectiveness of these programmes is unclear. Prior reviews of effec... Read More about A systematic review of the effectiveness of reading comprehension interventions in the South African multilingual context.

Linguistic comprehension and narrative skills predict reading ability: A 9-year longitudinal study (2020)
Journal Article
Babayiğit, S., Roulstone, S., & Wren, Y. (2021). Linguistic comprehension and narrative skills predict reading ability: A 9-year longitudinal study. British Journal of Educational Psychology, 91(1), 148-168. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjep.12353

Background: Linguistic comprehension and narrative skills encapsulate a complex array of grammatical and semantic skills that underpin complex reading comprehension processes. However, most research in this area has focused on children with reading d... Read More about Linguistic comprehension and narrative skills predict reading ability: A 9-year longitudinal study.