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17Feb2015Grammar: using a contextualised, explicit and embedded approach
Secondary Network Adviser Francine McMahon introduces secondary schools’ latest network theme, "Grammar: using a contextualised, explicit and embedded approach" to develop pupils writing about their subject.
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10Feb2015Assessment without levels : a golden opportunity or a nightmare in the making?
Primary Network Adviser Judy Clark introduces primary schools’ latest network theme, "Assessment without levels". The focus this half term is on Assessment for writing.
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15Dec2014Fairly represented or not? Footballers can be role models
In recent months, debate about whether footballers should be seen as role models has raged throughout the press. Our latest blog demonstrates that footballers are influential, and this influence is being used to change the attitudes of reluctant readers.
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08Sep2014Join our ambitious campaign to get all children reading well by 2025
Today sees the launch of a national mission on reading to ensure every child born this year is reading well by the time they are 11 in 2025. Jonathan Douglas, Director of the National Literacy Trust, sums up why the National Literacy Trust is at the heart
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10Jun2014Five things adults can do to get kids reading for pleasure during the World Cup
Children's author Tom Palmer shares his top five tips for using the buzz around the football tournament to hook young people in to reading.
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08May2014The Greatest Hits of the National Literacy Trust Network
Network and Competitions Manager Susie Musgrove directs you to some of the best examples of what the network has to offer.
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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.
Posted by Lucy Kerrigan | 1 Comment
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