Scottish school literacy rates decline over four years (video)

The standard of literacy among Scottish school pupils has declined over the last four years according to new figures.

The findings, released by the Scottish Survey of Literacy and Numeracy, show a drop in the performance of 13 – 14 year-olds in writing skills with pupils from the most deprived areas performing worse than those from the least deprived. Continue reading “Scottish school literacy rates decline over four years (video)”

The Strength of the Paper Book [Qmunicate]


My primary school was destroyed during the Clydebank Blitz of the Second World War. The 1960’s rebuild which I attended doesn’t quite carry the same historical resonance, but the former infant school next door served as a relic of the original building. When I attended school this was a library. Continue reading “The Strength of the Paper Book [Qmunicate]”