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£22m from recovery premium to ‘accelerate’ numeracy and literacy progress

The government is planning to set up a National Tutoring Programme-style subsidised scheme to “accelerate” pupils’ progress in numeracy...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Opinion

How to support young people with literacy difficulties

Less than half of teachers feel confident teaching young people with literacy difficulties, says Karen Wespieser, who offers some...

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KAREN WESPIESER
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PIRLS 2016: Well-stocked libraries don’t improve reading scores

A well-stocked school library has little impact on English pupils’ reading skills, according to an international literacy study. Year...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

PIRLS 2016: England rises up the ranks in international reading measure

England has come eighth out of 50 countries in an international reading test – and the government says its...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

EEF: Teacher research engagement strategies are ineffective

Teachers need “structured and intensive support” to engage with new research if outcomes are to improve, according to new...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson