Tagged: National Literacy Trust

Duchess marks 70th birthday with book giveaway

Literacy organisations celebrated the Duchess of Cornwall’s upcoming 70th birthday by delivering 70 primary schools a set of 70 books and specially designed bookshelves. Read more

Research released for inaugural National Writing Day

Research has revealed that children who enjoy writing outside of school are seven times more likely to write above the expected level for their age... Read more

Children's love of reading at all-time high, research shows

Children’s love of reading is at an all-time high according to a survey of more than 42,000 pupils. Read more

NLT analysis exposes England's literacy 'crisis'

The vast majority of England's constituencies have “serious literacy issues”, according to charity The National Literacy Trust (NLT), following new analysis carried out by the... Read more

Facebook and Amazon among businesses to sign literacy pledge

More than 50 businesses, including Facebook, Amazon and Experian have signed this year’s Vision for Literacy Business Pledge, orchestrated by the National Literacy Trust.... Read more

Read On. Get On. coalition calls for new national measurement of reading

Read On. Get On. is to campaign for a new measurement of primary school children’s reading, as part of plans to get all children enjoying... Read more

Hachette charity cycle for National Literacy Trust

Hachette staff across imprints Little, Brown, Hachette Children’s, Hodder, Headline and Orion last week cycled 25 miles in the rain from Blackfriars to Richmond in aid of the... Read more

Pictures of the week

Our latest picture gallery sees the winners of the CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals, the Desmond Elliott Prize and the Laugh Out Loud Book... Read more

The Script and NLT support lyric writing competition

The National Literacy Trust and Irish rock group The Script are supporting a competition, organised by author Jamie Scallion, asking teenagers to supply lyrics for... Read more

BBC relaunches Love To Read campaign at Hay

The BBC today relaunched Love to Read, a campaign that celebrates reading for pleasure, at Hay Festival.  Read more

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