We have pulled together some of the latest news and findings which we hope will be of interest to you.
BookTrust Writer in Residence S.F. Said, has some top tips for helping children to become readers
The National Literacy Trust (NLT) have published new research on the links between non-fiction reading and environmental engagement. You can read the full report here
The Centre for Literacy in Primary Education (CLPE) have published their fifth Reflecting Realities report which researches ethnic representation in UK Children’s Literature.
The key findings from the Life Changing Libraries report reveals the impact school libraries can have on schools. June 2022
A useful feature from Booktrust on 5 ways to show your library some love February 2022
As part of their Library Lifelines series, the National Literacy Trust looks at Developing Reading for Pleasure in Your School February 2022
In November 2021, CLPE published their fourth Reflecting Realities report looking at Ethnic Representation in UK Children’s Literature. You can download the report here
Education design company Promote Your School share some top tips on creating an Inspiring School Library September 2021
The CLPE Reading for Pleasure 2021 research report details how teachers and schools have been developing Reading for Pleasure principles and primary literacy teaching during lockdown.
Ofsted research finds pupil motivation around remote education is a significant concern for parents, teachers and school leaders. Download the full study here January 2021
Research shows that engagement with audiobooks can benefit children’s reading skills and enjoyment, as well as their mental wellbeing and emotional intelligence. Read the National Literacy Trust literature review here February 2020
A 2019 National Literacy Trust report explores how children and young people use technology to read and how this links to reading enjoyment, attitudes and behaviours. You can read the report here