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Published: 14:00, 29 March 2014 |
Schoolchildren are set to become surprise TV stars in South Korea.
A Korean television company, EBS, visited the specialist school Flexi-School Dyslexia, in Harvel, last Monday, to film a documentary to raise awareness of dyslexia for national broadcast in Korea.
Former secondary school teacher Narinda Algar founded the school for dyslexic children last September after the improvement she saw by schooling her own daughter Lucia, 11.
And news of her success looks set to spread worldwide.
She said: “I was contacted via email by the TV company.
“At first I just thought it was spam mail, but when I read it further, it seemed genuine. I replied, and they phoned me.
“The South Korean TV Company was researching educational establishments to film a news bulletin and documentary-style programme to raise awareness about dyslexia and how other countries recognise and educate children with different learning styles.
“They searched the internet for providers, and came across Flexi-School Dyslexia. It all happened very quickly. The following week we were being filmed.”
Dong Hyun Lee, reporter for EBS, said in South Korea dyslexia was not recognised, adding: “Children are just thought of as stupid.”
If you would like to find out more about flexi-schooling, call Narinda on 07846 107386 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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