Research conducted by the University of Massachusetts and commissioned by Pearson explores comparisons of human and machine literacy, suggesting that we are close to reaching a point where the smartphones in our pockets will be better at reading and writing than 758 million people alive today.
National Literacy trust, working in partnership with Experian, has created a new literacy score to measure literacy vulnerability across England. This ranking measures the literacy need in every electoral ward and in each parliamentary constituency in England.
A USAID-, Norad-, and DFID-funded study by Results for Development and International Education Partners cites lack of awareness of the value of reading books in supporting literacy, financing shortages, unpredictability and unsustainability; poor procurement and book management as some of the reasons for low book availability and usage of books.
This report resents a snapshot of the attitudes and beliefs of 450 early years practitioners around emergent literacy in 2015, as well as the reported attitudes and emergent literacy behaviours of the children in their settings.
Whitepaper detailing out different literacy strategies for children and adolescents, transitioning from "learning to read" to "reading to learn". Looking at both regional and national initiatives. Marginally outdated as is only evaluating research and strategies up to 2012.
Literacy educators can support content area instruction by considering reform movements in the disciplines and focusing on the literacy needed for disciplinary participation, rather than focusing on school literacy.
The Journal of Literacy Research (JLR) is an interdisciplinary peer-reviewed journal that publishes research related to literacy, language, and literacy and language education from preschool through adulthood.
Conducted by the University of Lancaster's Literacy research center. This study aims to understand contemporary writing practices by investigating how knowledge is produced, shaped and distributed through the writing practices of academics in a range of disciplines and at different career stages within the English HE system.
Conducted by the University of Oxford's Families, Effective Learning and Literacy department. Helping Children Achieve is a randomised controlled trial testing the effects of parenting interventions designed to improve children’s conduct and literacy.