It has never been more important for young people to have the literacy skills to access the curriculum, do well in their learning across all subjects and develop the skills they need to be successful and thrive in their life beyond school.

Literacy for Learning is our flagship secondary school improvement programme, working with leaders and teachers across the country to ensure that young people have the literacy skills to succeed. The programme has a strong focus on disciplinary literacy and wider reading, including reading for pleasure, recognising that literacy plays a key part in wellbeing and tackling disadvantage.

Our secondary conference reflects the main strands of our programme, bringing together a range of academics, leading practitioners, award winning authors and champions from the business sector, with literacy at the heart of the conversation.

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