Once you look even a little below the surface, the state of reading in our secondary schools appears to be in sore need of structure and accountability.
One of the first tasks in the Innovation Partner support programme is to undertake some research into the ‘problem’ we are trying to solve. In our case, we want to study the extent of the reading ‘gap’ in secondary schools, but finding national data on reading at secondary has proven surprisingly difficult. When you consider that reading is a fundamental skill that underlies a great many other skills required for academic success (not to…
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