Tagged: Jonathan Douglas

NLT launches Christmas appeal as survey reveals literacy gap

Children who have 60 or more books at home are five and a half times more likely to read above the level expected for their... Read more

Gender gap in children’s reading narrows

The gender gap in the number of children who say they enjoy reading has narrowed, with boys aged 11 lagging only nine percentage points behind girls... Read more

Puffin to give 25,000 books to schools through NLT partnership

Puffin, part of Penguin Random House Children’s, will give away 25,000 books to 50 primary schools as part of a new initiative with the National... Read more

PRH strikes two-year partnership with National Literacy Trust

Penguin Random House has embarked on a two-year partnership with the National Literacy Trust. Read more

Publishers sign NLT literacy pledge

Fifteen book businesses have signed this year’s Vision for Literacy Business Pledge, organised by the National Literacy Forum. 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

Pupil interest in reading drops in secondary school

Secondary school pupils are far less interested in reading than children at primary school, with only 40% of 14-16 year-olds saying they enjoy reading compared... Read more

Children's socioeconomic status 'affects digital reading preference'

Print books are more popular with three to five-year-olds than reading on devices, but children from lower socioeconomic backgrounds spend more time reading on devices... Read more

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