Tagged: literacy

Pastures new

I was recently struck by these words in a picture book: “In some families everyone has a job… and some just can’t get a job... Read more

Bradford Literature Festival visitors soar 'to 50k'

Bradford Literature Festival has revealed it is expecting around 18,000 more people to attend than last year. 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

Finland ranked most literate nation

Finland has been named the world’s most literate nation - 16 places ahead of the UK - according to new research. Read more

NLT highlights link between literacy and health

The National Literacy Trust has published a report promoting the link between literacy and health. The report, Understanding the role of literacy in public... Read more

James Patterson launches Hachette US kids' imprint

At Book Expo America in New York today (Friday 29th May), Hachette Book Group c.e.o. Michael Pietsch, Little, Brown publisher Reagan Arthur, and bestselling author... Read more

'Hashtag' crowned kids' 'word of the year'

Oxford University Press has chosen hashtag as its ‘children’s word of the year’ because of its significant use in the 500 Words 2015 competition. The... Read more

Lunn appointed c.e.o at Beanstalk

Literacy charity has promoted Ginny Lunn, former director of programme development, partnerships and policy, to the position of c.e.o. Lunn will take up her new... Read more

Gender gap widens for children reading for pleasure

The number of children who enjoy reading for pleasure has increased but the gender gap between girls and boys has widened, according to a new... Read more

Boots partners with NLT

The National Literacy Trust (NLT) has partnered with Boots Opticians with the aim of improving the literacy of the UK’s most disadvantaged children. The partnership,... Read more

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