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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

Hutchinson leaves OUP for Reading Agency role

Oxford University Press’ Fraser Hutchinson will join literacy charity the Reading Agency in April as head of publisher partnerships. Read more

Wilkinson to retire from Reading Agency in July 2019

The Reading Agency’s c.e.o. Sue Wilkinson will retire in July 2019, it has been announced, following a five-year stint of leading the literacy charity.... Read more

McDermid becomes Scottish Book Trust patron

Scottish Book Trust has appointed crime writer Val McDermid as its new patron. Read more

Government announces 'hubs' to boost children's literacy

The government will establish 35 country-wide “English hubs” to boost children’s literacy as part of a £5.7m investment. Read more

Beanstalk and Reading Matters merge

Literacy charities Beanstalk and Reading Matters are merging, in a move said to enable the organisations “to reach more children and young people who need support... 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

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