The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Literacy launched the Commission on Fake News and the Teaching of Critical Literacy Skills in Schools on 13 September 2017. This follows the publication of a new report from the National Literacy Trust which stresses that children and young people in England do not have the critical literacy skills they need to identify fake news.
The literacy score is a new measure of literacy vulnerability which we have developed with Experian. Together we have created constituency literacy rankings which measure literacy need in every electoral ward and in each parliamentary constituency in England.
The Youth Literacy and Employability Commission was a joint venture between the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Literacy and the National Literacy Trust to gather evidence and make recommendations to government on what action is required to address the link between low literacy and youth unemployment.
The School Library Commission was a joint initiative between The Museums, Libraries and Archives Council (MLA) and the National Literacy Trust which aimed to set a national agenda to ensure school libraries deliver exceptional services to help young people reach their potential.