Child Literacy

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...