The CLPE is an independent UK charity with a global reputation for the quality of our research into literacy and teaching. Our work promotes high standards in the teaching of literacy. We particularly emphasise the importance of books and literature in enabling children to become confident, happy and enthusiastic readers and writers, with all the benefits this brings.
A highly effective 6 day project which provides successful, creative and inclusive approaches for raising all children’s achievement and motivation as writers. Comprehensive resources include children's books, CLPE publications and workshops for spelling, digital media and author-led writing.
Congratulations to the wonderful Joseph for his book Werewolf Club Rules! He was named winner of the annual CLiPPA Poetry Award for a book of published children's poetry at the National Theatre on 16 July.
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Our courses for 2015-2016 are now open for booking. Professional development includes Inspiring Writing, Reading for Pleasure and Achieving Excellence in the Early Years.
Our much-loved Core Book List is now available as a FREE online resource. Nearly 2500 teachers, librarians and parents have registered to find out about the carefully chosen, comprehensive selection of hundreds of high quality texts for children from ages 3 -11. Don't miss out.
Our Power of Reading Project gives us a unique perspective on the successful teaching of reading in primary schools. We have produced a free, practical booklet sharing the things that teachers told us need to be considered and developed if schools are to be successful in promoting a love of reading.
Gill Lewis has interpreted a current complex political and environmental situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo by creating credible child characters with whom readers can identify.