Tag: literacy

Mar 16 2012

Ofsted – Moving English forward – highlighting APPG’s recommendations

Ofsted’s report, Moving English forward, published on 15th March 2012, sets out to answer the question: how can attainment in English be raised in order to move English forward in schools? The report refers to the APPG for Education’s recommendations, in particular noting: 72.  …The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Education recently reported that ‘schools should …

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Feb 21 2012

Literacy inquiry – responses and Early Day Motion

The APPG met on 8th November 2011 to discuss the responses to the literacy inquiry: download the summary of responses The Group also agreed to table Early Day Motion 2420: That this House is concerned about the high number of children and adults who struggle to read; is alarmed by the large proportion of offenders …

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Jul 07 2011

APPG for Education calls for action on barriers to literacy

The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Education has today raised concerns that the coalition Government’s focus on phonics will contribute to a decline in literacy standards. Download the APPG for Education’s Report of the Inquiry into Overcoming the Barriers to Literacy Supported by the British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA), the APPG for Education has published its …

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