Childrens Literacy

Diversity and Adaptability Are Vital in Helping Children Who Are Struggling With Reading

Sue Porto | Posted 03.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sue Porto

The pleasures and benefits of reading are still denied to many children - in 2012, one in eight left primary school unable to read to the required standard. Beanstalk trains volunteers to give one-to-one support to children who have fallen behind with their reading, using the delights of storytelling to enthuse and enrich them.

Teacher Hits Back At Claims Children Can't Read Dickens

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 06.02.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A teacher has rejected claims by a leading Charles Dickens biographer that modern schoolchildren do not possess the attention span needed to read the ...

Third Of UK Children 'Do Not Own A Book'

PA | Posted 05.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Almost four million UK children do not own a book, research has suggested. It raises concerns that the numbers of children without books is rising,...