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Be Co-operative and help World of Words

by Rob Jones The Co-operative Community helps local causes. Anyone with a Co-operative membership card can assist a local good cause. Non-profit social enterprise is one such altruistic concern that helps children and adults with literacy and well-being. The beneficiaries across RCT are heading towards 3,000 people of a variety of ages from 5 […]

Jen the Gem

It was many thanks to acclaimed author Jenny Sullivan, for her online presentation. Jenny kindly offered her time to – who in turn engaged Ton Pentre Junior School. A year 5 class were full of probing questions and Jenny was extremely entertaining. The fact that the link up brought together Jenny in France with […]

2019/2020 World of Words review.

by Rob Jones (World of Words Tutor) NB The photograph is Rhondda Tunnel Society Chairman Steve Mackey World of Words i.e. (WOW) is a bespoke language, literacy, and well-being programme that visits several schools for daytime sessions and an after-school club. The classes across eleven years have been extremely fruitful and our project has […]

Skydive hero

by Rob Jones Five years ago, in August 2015 the altruistic Paul Stevens lost 2 and a half stones in order to attempt a skydive and raise funds for World of Words. Paul went through a number of challenges to complete the challenge and on the day a huge crowd of well-wishers travelled from the […] has helped 28... has helped 2800 plus kids across 20 schools over nearly a decade. The organisation celebrated its 9th birthday on July 12 and is now looking to the future. These are challenging times as many children have missed out valuable months of their education and will need to catch up. World of Words can help […]

Library Chapter

One of the spin-off successes that World of Words has recorded is the Cultural Chapter project in conjunction with the Rhondda Housing Association. WOW has organised the venue, hosted, and brought in a range of guest performers and speakers. The sessions have been open to all and on alternative Tuesdays, a range of folk have […]

World of Words fundraises on Facebook

by Rob Jones World of Words (WOW) is a non-profit, social enterprise with a management committee, policies and a constitution (backed by Interlink and Business in Focus). In 2009 Only Boys Allowed (OBA) began via the Read a Million Words quest to improve literacy amongst boys. The success of OBA led to an Only Girls […]

A look back to the early days

The start of the non-profit World of Words project was preceded by Only Boys Allowed and the coverage garnered from that programme included articles in an array of publications e.g. The Western Mail (pictured), South Wales Echo, Rhondda Leader, Pontypridd Observer, WJEC magazine, Cardiff Times and both Wales and Swansea City football programmes among others. […]