TITLE

Vote for Literacy campaign

AUTHOR(S)
Dugdale, George
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Literacy Today;Mar2010, Issue 62, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the visit of Members of the Parliament (MP) and Parliamentary Candidates on schools in their constituencies in Great Britain. The visit is intended to see how schools are teaching and supporting literacy. It is part of the National Literacy Trust (NLT) Vote for Literacy campaign. The campaign calls political parties and politicians to adopt policies that will make a difference to literacy.
ACCESSION #
55114267

 

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