Monthly Archive for March, 2016

Literacy programmes in the Netherlands

The Ministry of Education and Culture has made an English translation on the new Literacy programme in the Netherlands: BoekStart en de Bibliotheek op school ( and In addition, here is the English version of The Art of Reading programme (Kunst van Lezen):  

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Research on early literacy practices at home

Early literacy practices at home in 2015: Third annual survey of parents This report presents the findings of Pearson and the National Literacy Trust’s third annual Early Years Literacy Survey of parents. The survey covers a wide range of questions addressing parental attitudes, beliefs and practices around literacy, as […]

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Literacy rates

Finland topped a table of world literacy in a new study conducted by John Miller, president of Central Connecticut State University in New Britain. The research looked at literacy achievement tests and also at what it called “literate behaviour characteristics” – everything from numbers of libraries and newspapers to years […]

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