Features interactive activities and games to help sharpen adult basic numeracy and literacy skills.
Aims to provide a free pack of books to every baby in the UK; features extensive scheme information for parents, coordinators, early years professionals and librarians.
Dolly Parton's Imagination Library
A scheme first created by Dolly Parton to mail a free, age appropriate book to every enrolled child under 5 in a community; describes how it works, with a guide for communities wishing to get involved.
Charity which arranges and pays for acclaimed authors to run creative writing workshops for students in challenging secondary schools across the country.
National Literacy Trust
A charity that supports those who struggle with literacy and the people who work with them; provides a guide to their initiatives and resources for schools and libraries, communities, and adult learning schemes, with news, policies and campaigns, and contacts.
POPS Resources - Special Needs Literacy
Produces a range of materials to support the development of speech, language, and reading skills for children with special needs; with details of their titles, advice on strategies, and contacts.
A Scottish initiative to encourage parents and carers to share books with their children from a young age. Describes their project, with links and resources.
Reading Reform Foundation (RRF)
Lobbies and campaigns in support of synthetic phonics for the initial teaching of reading in primary schools; includes resources, news, and conference details.
UK Literacy Association
Registered charity which focuses on improving literacy. Includes information on research and events.
Words for Life
Encourages parents to read to their children and to set a good example by reading themselves.