Justine Greening unveils new drive to improve child literacy in England

Education secretary says schemes aim to ensure that ‘every child will get the best literacy teaching’. It is hoped a £5.7m investment will help boost literacy and numeracy skills in 469 schools around the country. Phonics roadshows and English hubs are among a range of measures announced by the government in an attempt to improve child literacy. The programmes will form part of the drive to tackle inequality and ensure “every child will get the best literacy teaching”, the education secretary, Justine Greening, has said. Read More.