Tag Archives: Primary

Summer reading highlights

Here, in no particular order, are this summer’s personal highlights.   Malcolm Duffy, Me Mam. Me Dad. Me. (Zephyr) Danny is a fou [...]

Book news

Tribute to a literacy champion For any readers who missed it, here is yesterday’s Guardian obituary and tribute to the inspirational W [...]

Goodbye and all the best

This will be my last blog post for the Curriculum Centre, as I am moving on to a new role within the university. So here’s a quick loo [...]

Shortlist for the Branford Boase Award 2020

The shortlist for the Branford Boase Award 2020 was released last week. This award celebrates debut authors in the world of children’s [...]

Ebooks for English education

After receiving a request from a student looking for help with accessing theory books electronically, I thought it would be useful to do a b [...]

Children’s literature & Covid-19

There have been quite a few announcements in the world of children’s literature over the past few weeks, in response to the outbreak o [...]

Shortlist for the UKLA Book Awards 2020

The shortlist for the UKLA book awards 2020 were announced earlier this week. This year, teachers involved in selecting titles for the short [...]

World Autism Awareness Day & International Children’s Book Day

Today is World Autism Awareness Day. Running annually on the 2nd of April for the past 13 years, autism-friendly events and educational acti [...]

Authors & illustrators online

It’s that time of the week, when we look at what’s been happening in the world of children’s literature. During the past w [...]

Online resources available

NATE have made a range of teaching resources and publications available online for staff and students. These include teaching resources for [...]

Carnegie & Kate Greenaway shortlist 2020

The shortlist for the Carnegie and Kate Greenaway medals were announced today. There were 8 books selected for each category. It is particul [...]

Teaching ideas on Cast of Thousands

A new website has been created by a former teacher, writer and creative learning consultant which is aimed at educators working with childre [...]
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