Without good literacy skills, individuals have fewer opportunities for success. We campaign to raise awareness of the link between literacy and social mobility, and the benefits of creating a literate society.
We're working with the Booker Prize Foundation to engage prisoners and increase their enjoyment and frequency of reading.
Literacy awareness training
We provide help with spotting low literacy and offering support.
Find out what support is available for adults.
Illiterate adults in England
Around 5.2 million adults in England can be described as "functionally illiterate". Read the facts.
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National Literacy Trust project to develop the speaking and listening skills of young people.