Amid calls to ban certain books from libraries and schools, research shows that students benefit when they have the ability to choose which materials they want to read.
If you fell in love with Dexter and Emma you are sure to do the same with the characters in these funny and moving tales of love.
We need to ensure the best scientific research in play-based learning and early reading is leveraged, and teachers receive supports to meet children’s developmental and academic needs.
A new Grattan Institute report provides a plan to ensure at least 90% of Australian school students can read well.
The teachers did not often adapt their practices to suit their specific cultural and linguistic contexts.
Though they’re sometimes characterized as attention-addled homebodies, younger people see a real value in libraries − one that goes beyond books.
A radical painter and writer, Alasdair Gray’s work was full of bold visions for an independent Scotland.
A key way to support mental health and well-being is to support strong reading instruction especially early in children’s education.
These books had our academics gripped until their final pages.
Pisa measures 15-year-olds in reading, maths and science every three years - but is that the best way to test an education system?
The latest Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) show Australian 15-year-olds have recorded similar results to 2015 and 2018 in maths, science and reading.
Plan your summer reading or catch up on what you missed with The Conversation’s selection of the best books of the year.
People receiving cancer treatment can struggle to read. An innovative form of bibliotherapy brought joy and solace, enabling patients to concentrate as listeners, rather than readers.
The tale lamenting the loss of a mythical British upper class is as sharp now as ever.
NAPLAN results alarmingly show almost one in three Australian children don’t meet the expected standard in Year 3.
Adania Shibli’s Minor Detail is a sparse but searing novel that shows how the horrors of the past continue to shape Palestinian life today
There is growing evidence suggesting difficulties with reading and mental health may be related in some children.
A report from the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission outlines government and school responsibilities for educating students with disabilities and calls for changes in reading instruction.
Low levels of literacy cost the US more than $2 trillion every year.
Despite their scarcity, science fiction books are highly sought after by elementary school students.