Lifting literacy among young people

Education charity Suas and A&L Goodbody have formed a new partnership to improve the literacy levels of 3,000 young people nationally.

27th April, 2013
Pictured at the launch are young readers Kaitlin Byrne and Rachel Croke. Photo: Shane O'Neill/Fennells

Education charity Suas and A&L Goodbody have formed a new partnership to improve the literacy levels of 3,000 young people nationally.

The three-year partnership includes almost €150,000 in funding to support the national roll-out of the programme, and the provision of significant free legal counsel to Suas, in addition to volunteering.

Recent research indicates that one in ten children in Ireland leaves school with serious literacy difficulties - a statistic that rises to one...

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