Child Literacy

Inspire Your Child To Fall In Love With Reading This Summer - It Could Put Them Three Years Ahead In The Classroom

Jonathan Douglas | Posted 02.06.2017 | UK Parents
Jonathan Douglas

If your child could do anything this summer, what would it be? Walk with dinosaurs, embark on a treasure hunt with pirates, propel themselves in to outer space, or maybe play for their favourite football team in a cup final? Anything is possible - when you find the right book!

How Do We Solve England's Literacy Crisis? One Community At A Time

Jonathan Douglas | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK
Jonathan Douglas

We have brought together resources from community, business, education, local authority and charity partners to help identify where the most serious literacy issues lie and develop targeted strategies to reach the children and families most in need of support.

We Can All Help Children Unlock The Joys Of Writing

Jonathan Douglas | Posted 11.11.2016 | UK Parents
Jonathan Douglas

So, why does this matter? We know that children who enjoy writing and who write frequently outside the classroom do better at school. Our research showed that children and young people who enjoy writing very much were seven times more likely to write above the expected level for their age, compared with those who do not enjoy writing at all

Children Find Books 'Embarrassing' And Are Reading Less

PA | Posted 06.11.2012 | Home

Today's children are reading less than seven years ago as their time is taken up with other activities, research suggests. It is not just novels th...

There Are Shadows Of Dickens's World In Ours, Says Gibb Over Literacy Problems

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 07.02.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Despite two centuries of change, many disadvantaged children are still facing the same literacy problems experienced in Victorian times, claims the sc...