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Poverty affects one in four children in the UK today. When kids grow up poor they miss out – and so do the rest of us. They miss out on the things most children take for granted: warm clothes,...

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In 2013, the UNESCO Institute for Life-long Learning (UIL) published a selection of literacy programmes with a particular focus on women as part of a contribution to related initiatives. Given the...

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This report presents findings from a study of family literacy programmes in England carried out by the National Research and Development Centre for Adult Literacy and Numeracy (NRDC) at UCL...

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This funding is to support organisations to test, implement and develop ambitious plans to widen access to and deepen participation in the arts.

Applications to this fund are no longer...

Here are some ideas for activities you can do with your child to help them see the maths in everyday life.

Whether your child is 3 or 13, you can find activities here.

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The research was commissioned by the London Borough of Lambeth and focusses on barriers to learning and strategies to raise achievement in schools.

The main findings show that the...

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Parents are being urged to sign up for a free app which tells them the sugar content of food and drink.

The "sugar smart app", from Public Health England, works by scanning barcodes and...

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A set of video clips centred on one lesson, focusing on the 6-times-table, in a Year 3 class at Two Mile Ash School, a large (six form entry) junior school in Milton Keynes.

The school is...

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One in 10 children was obese at the start primary school in England last year but one in five was obese by the end, according to the Health and Social Care Information Centre.

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New research from the University of Chicago has revealed that reading stories with a focus on maths and number to children at bedtime can significantly improve both children’s and parents’ maths...