Tagged: reading for pleasure

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

Reading for pleasure boosts self-esteem

People who read regularly for pleasure have greater levels of self-esteem, are less stressed, and can cope better with difficult situations than lapsed or non-readers,... Read more

IoE study shows reading for pleasure boosts vocabulary

Children who read for pleasure achieve higher results in vocabulary scores as adults, according to a new study from the Institute of Education.  ... Read more

Pellerin under fire over reading admission

The French culture minister has sparked controversy after admitting she hasn't read for pleasure in the past two years.   Fleur Pellerin, who has... Read more

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