NLT's December newsletter features:
A vision for Scotland - examines the report and final recommendations of the Scottish Literacy Commission which assesses levels of literacy in Scotland and proposes pre-school literacy support.
New research on writing - NLT research finds social network sites and blogs may have educational benefits such as greater confidence and a more positive attitude towards writing. Chrisitina Clark, Head of Research, adds commentary in To blog or not to blog, that isn't the question.
Scottish Premier League Reading Stars - this programme to raise motivation for reading has been funded for a second year.
Reading programmes for boys - research shows they have led to more boys at primary level reading for pleasure. See also DCSF news and MLA news on this.