Our blogs are written by various NLT staff on a wide range of literacy issues. We welcome your ideas and feedback, so please add your comments.
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13Feb2014Education Committee hears evidence on the importance of partnerships between education providers and businesses
Education providers and businesses must work together to tackle underachievement amongst our white working class children, according to the latest round of evidence to the Education Committee.
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10Feb2014We've come a long way: Our network reaches 1,000 members
The National Literacy Trust Network got the New Year off to a great start by welcoming its 1,000th member in January 2014. In this blog the team reflects on the work of the network, past, present and future…
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16Jan2014‘Make NEETS history in 2014’ is the challenge from Impetus-Private Equity Foundation in its recent report
As youth unemployment rises above one million, Sally Melvin, Words for Work Programme Manager, welcomes another call for positive action for our young people.
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01Aug2013"Volunteering on Words for Work is a must" says Amanda Delaney, KPMG volunteer
“If you want to step up to something very different, challenge your own thoughts and skills, the Words for Work project is a must,” says volunteer Amanda Delaney, Executive Secretary at KPMG. “Would I do it again? Absolutely!”
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15Jul2013Are we missing something? Increasing literacy and reducing poverty
As politicians and think tanks start shaping future policy ahead of the 2015 General Election, Emily McCoy, our Literacy Hubs Programme Manager, argues that literacy should become a priority for policies to tackle child poverty and social exclusion.
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07Mar2013Mind the Gap: Helping schools to collaborate in an autonomous age
Changes in policy since the Coalition Government came to power have seen significant shifts in the education sector. Our Schools Manager, Julie Gibbings discusses in her blog the impact of greater autonomy for schools and how we are responding with our ne
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12Feb2013Poetry’s the pill: the experiences of a spoken word educator
Professional poet and spoken word educator Catherine Brogan explains how spoken word poetry education can strengthen students’ literacy skills, engage reluctant writers and develop student voice and emotional literacy.
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