Tagged: NLT

Businesses asked to buy 'literacy toolkits' for schools

The National Literacy Trust and Walker Books have created a Literacy Toolkit for businesses to donate to primary schools and community groups. Read more

'Tireless' Cowell wins Ruth Rendell Award

Cressida Cowell has won the coveted Ruth Rendell Award 2017 for her “tireless championing of literacy throughout the UK”.  Read more

One in eight disadvantaged children 'do not own a book'

Cressida Cowell has called the closure of school libraries a “social mobility time-bomb” as it is revealed that one in eight disadvantaged children in the... Read more

NLT and Bloomsbury reveal children's short story winners

The National Literacy Trust and Bloomsbury Publishing have announced the winners of the Short Story Prize, which revealed “brilliant new children’s writing talent”.... Read more

Authors question the novel's future in face of declining attention spans

Authors have asked whether the novel will exist in the future when competing against new entertainment trends such as online streaming and television box sets.... 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 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

NLT and Bloomsbury launch poetry prize

The National Literacy Trust (NLT) and Bloomsbury have teamed up to launch a poetry prize.   The Poetry Prize 2015 is open to poems... Read more

Shortlist revealed for Bloomsbury/NLT prize

Bloomsbury and the National Literacy Trust have shortlisted six writers for a competition to find unpublished children’s authors. Bloomsbury received 400 entries to this year’s... Read more

Subscribe to RSS - NLT