Since most of us learn to read and write in the first year or two of school, it feels almost impossible to imagine not being able to. But Angela Cairns, CEO of prisoners reading charity Shannon [...]
Jeanette Haigh uses Positive News as a reading aid in adult literacy classes. The uplifting design and content make it a perfect match, she says
Research reveals that England’s children have less positive attitudes to reading than other countries, while a third of adults don’t read for pleasure – and this could be affecting wellbeing. [...]
As the National Literacy Trust publishes figures suggesting children are reading less, a variety of projects across the country are working hard to keep books cool and are making it easier to get [...]
The Nepalese government has launched an ambitious new programme which aims to eradicate illiteracy in the country by 2015
MyBnk is a social enterprise whose aim is to increase financialliteracy and to develop young people's enterprise skills by giving them experience of organising a real bank withreal money.
After growing concern about the ever- increasing amount of messages young people receive through modern media such as television and the internet, the organisation, Just Think, was formed to [...]
As well as music skills, the course also helps improve participants' literacy and numeracy skills. 'The course has helped me meet new people and I also like music quite a bit more now,' said 16 [...]