Tag: reading

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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PISA ranking improvement for Wales should not be expected, says Minister

Wales may not see its rankings improve when the latest results of the PISA tests are released, says its Education Minister. Kirsty Williams said that significant change to the performance of Welsh pupils’ standards in reading, writing and maths should

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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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