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Tag: literacy

Benefits of bedtime stories should be signalled to parents on World Book Day

Speaking on the eve of World book Day, Fine Gael Dun Laoghaire Deputy and Chair of the FG Committee on Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, said the benefits of reading a bedtime story with a child should be flagged… Read More

Growing Up in Ireland Report outlines what teachers have known for years

Taking an interest in child’s reading habits at home can improve literacy levels. Commenting on the Growing Up in Ireland – ‘Influences on 9-Year-Olds’ Learning: Home, School and Community’ Report launched yesterday, Fine Gael Dun Laoghaire Deputy, Mary… Read More