The reading habits of more than a million children have been analysed in two extensive new studies from the University of Dundee.
NewsRead more NewsRead moreWe've published new research today which indicates comedy could play an important role in engaging children and young people, particularly boys, in reading and writing... BlogRead postCressida Cowell, children’s author of the award-winning How to Train Your Dragon series, explains why we need to get our children to love reading. ResearchView detailsThis report focuses on the potential differences between boys and girls in terms of their views of communication skills, their confidence in using them and the importance they place... Success storyView detailsGirlington Primary School in Bradford ran Premier League Reading Stars during the summer term with significant impact on pupils' reading abilty and attitudes.
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Gender and Literacy: Improving boys' reading and writing - KentThis training helps Key Stage 2 and 3 teachers understand the evidence around boys’ literacy and identify the factors underpinning success.
ResearchView detailsThis report outlines findings from our tenth Annual Literacy Survey relating to children and young people’s engagement with audiobooks in 2020, alongside findings from our survey of... Success storyView detailsRobert Clack School in Dagenham has seen a significant increase in students' reading ages after taking part in Skills Academy. NewsRead moreWe publish new research with Lancôme revealing that the aspirations of 43% of young people are undermined by a lack of confidence and gender inequality, with young women facing the... NewsRead moreOur new research to mark World Book Day has revealed that almost three quarters (72%) of children aged 8 to 11 in the North East enjoy reading.