Tag: literacy

Young people writing less and less outside school

New research from the Literacy Trust shows that the amount of writing done by young people outside of school across the UK has fallen to a new low. In 2014, more than a quarter of young people aged between eight

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New reading method introduced for pupils in Yemen

Children starting school in Yemen this year will be the first to learn to read with a new textbook. The Yemen Early Grade Reading Approach book titled, “I Read and I Learn”, will appear in first grade classrooms across the

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USA non-profit organisation helps to spread literacy in Ghana

An American literacy non-profit organisation says it is making an impact on literacy in Ghana. WorldReader is currently working in 52 schools in Ghana where it is supplying electronic readers and digital books to deprived communities in order to help

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Campaigners call for improvements in literacy teaching in Wales

A literacy campaign group in Wales wants a renewed focus on reading in primary schools.

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