Tagged: literacy

We need architects, not posters

In the 1930s, legendary public relations counsel Edward Bernays was hired by a consortium of publishers. They asked him to help with the deceptively straightforward... Read more

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

NLT and PRH team up to review school library provision

The National Literacy Trust and Penguin Random House UK have launched a review into national primary school library provision.   Read more

Quick Reads returns with Adam Kay and Candice Carty-Williams

Adam Kay has created a special Quick Reads version of his bestselling This is Going to Hurt (Picador) for the first intake of the bitesize book range... 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

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